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35 Great Jones St, New York
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Interwoven Dialogues: Contemporary Art from Africa and South Asia
Nov 30-Jan 06
The exhibition is anchored around two concepts: 1. an exploration of the tactile quality of fabric and other related material and how it affects image-making and, 2. the design elements that infuse African and South Asian art which are in turn informed by a broad-ranging, innovative pattern-making traditions. Textiles, as the physical manifestation of a social fabric, are a fundamental form of expression as evidenced in the works of these artists. Artists: Peju Alatise, Rikki Wemega-Kwawu, Rachid Koraichi, Hassan Hajjaj, Omar Victor Diop, Aisha Khalid, Naiza Khan, Rina Banerjee, Mithu Sen. Curator: Awam Amkpa.