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title. Africa

year. 2016

material. Warp- cotton 30/2 ; Weft- cotton, wool.

dimensions. Industrial loom- 170X60 cm ; hand loom- 40X40 cm.

category. Industrial loom and hand loom.


My research focused on African tribes who astonishingly preserve ancient traditions and unique life styles although living in a world that has become a Global Village.


I was inspired by their unusual body perception and their reference to the female body shape, which is expressed by their jewelry, garments and body decorations, and gave it my own interpretation by abstracting their motifs and embedding them into the weaving structures. Taking the female body shape into consideration, as the Africans do, I used engineered layout

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