Friday, May 29, 2009

African Textiles: The Heart of the Yoruba - Part 1

Gasali Adeyemo
Part 1 - Presentation

In this lecture master craftsman Gasali Adeyemo opens the evening with a description of his early life in Nigeria and tells how fibre art came into his life. As a participant of the Nike Centre for Arts and Culture, both as a student and later as a teacher, Gasali encountered a range of traditional crafts. He gives a description of the famous adire techniques and illustrates how they relate to Yoruba culture.

Recorded at the 2007 Maiwa Textile Symposium on October 25, 2007
Posted May 2009