Dioula Ikat textile, Ivory Coast. Now on display in a major exhibition of World IKAT textiles presented by The World Crafts Council and The World Crafts Council Asia Pacific "World Ikat Textiles...ties that bind" is at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London until 25 June. Free entry Tuesday-Saturday 10.30-5.30pm.
The exhibition includes over 200 items of unique Ikat textile from regions such as; Asia-Pacific (Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Philippines, India, China, Japan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan), Latin America, the Middle East (Turkey, Syria, Egypt, Iran and Yemen), West Africa and Europe (Spain, Italy). Curated by Edric Ong and Manjari Nirula.
A programme of live demonstrations by master weavers, a Symposium, film screenings and a book display reflects the World Crafts Council’s global commitment to nurture, promote and revive precious indigenous craft skills. #ikat #ikatindonesia #worldikat #worldikattextiles2016 #worldcraftscouncil #bruneigallery #soas #theworldcraftscouncil #schooloforientalandafricanstudies #textileexhibition #weaving #ikatafrica #sumatra #indonesia