Ashobi II

Public art, Delhi, Johannesburg, Kampala, 2013

The colonial and neo-colonial history of the African Dutch Wax textile was codified  and embed in a textile created by the artist. The textile  was produced with the techniques originally used to make  African Dutch Wax. 

1.5 m x 1.5 m prints of West African women wearing the textile on their heads were installed in the streets of Delhi, Johannesburg and Kampala.

News print, wheat paste


Collaborator on textile: Eliza Squibb

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