The Turbante-se workshop is a lively and engaging experience that starts with a lecture where we explore the complex history of the turbans and headwraps in the Afro-Atlantic diaspora, from ancient to contemporary times. Highlighting the meanings of this symbol and discussing aesthetics, politics, art, and empowerment, you will discover many characters and references part of this universe, and the practical ways of tying some different styles of headwraps.
Limited availability and early booking advised.
This workshop is presented as part of Place after Pattern after Place, an exhibition with Thaís Muniz and Laura Vaughan. For information on the exhibition please see HERE
Thaís Muniz is an interdisciplinary artist and designer interested in Afro-diasporic connections, identity, belonging and migration. She works with unique fabrics acquired around the world that tell of identities and the histories of the communities they come from.