From Craft to Art: Egyptian Applique-work in Light of Global and Local Change

In this conversation, Seif El Rashidi will discuss the over one thousand-year-old tradition of textile appliqué work (khayamiyya) in Egypt and how the aesthetic of the craft has been adapted to cater to international audiences and adopted by contemporary designers. Video footage of master-stitchers at work will also feature as part of this conversation.

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