The conceptual framework of the exhibition approaches African textiles in three ways: categorically, since it showcases a number of original textiles, such as the Kente Cloth, the Mudcloth, the Kangha, the Kitenge, the Ethiopian Cotton and the Ankara or African Wax. Thematically, exploring core themes as Primordiality, ancestrally and origins; Spirituality, ritual and healing; Significance of colours; Cultural identity and status symbol; Contemporary manifestations of African Fabrics. Finally, sensorially, aiming at engaging the visitors and audience by facilitating the possibility to use the senses to get to know these fabrics and experience them through sight, touch, smell and also taste.
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