Deconstructing the Code: Craft Collaborations in Morocco
Speakers: Sara Ouhaddou, Artist, France & Morocco and Mariam Rosser-Owen, Curator, Middle East Section, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
In this conversation, Dr. Mariam Rosser-Owen will speak with the French-Moroccan artist, Sara Ouhaddou, about her past projects working with female weavers in the Atlas Mountains, with potters in Marrakesh to produce geometric ceramic tiles, and with young female embroiderers in Tetouan. Sara will also discuss her current project, Sin Ithran, Ur Mqadan, Rousn (Two Stars, Unbalanced, They Burn), in which she is developing a work on glass to research the use of architectural coloured glass windows in medieval Morocco.
This conversation will be co-hosted by the series organizer, Dr. Fahmida Suleman, Curator, Islamic World, Royal Ontario Museum.
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