Sunday 26 August 2007

From Turkey to North Africa - craft connects

DSCF1962 On Thursday, Craft Victoria was visited by representatives of the Australian Turkish Cultural Platform, eager to connect their own community's craft skills to the broader craft scene. Here's a prodigious local maker with the President Hilkat Özgün.
DSCF1966 And on Sunday at the Queen Victoria Women's Centre, there was the opening of an exhibition Entwine that featured craft work by a local group of north African women.
DSCF1969 Here is one of their leaders Halima Sha, with collaborators Sara Bice and Naomi Ngo. There's is a remarkable combination of stories and objects that promises great things to come.

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