Something bright for your weekend, even if it's grey outside (as it is here!). Picking up where we left off with the Afropolitan series.
Modern kuba cloth pattern tablemat by Aphro Chic; Crochet Maasai necklace by Etsy seller ZZAG; Eva Sonaike Faji notebook from the MsAfropolitan online boutique; Maslinda suede fringe necklace; Hand-stitched leather ball key rings from Mali; Woven kente bangles, handmade for Anthropologie by master weavers in Rwanda; Ghanaian Gambibgo pot; "Yoruba" bedding; Handwoven 100% silk scarf, made in Ethiopia, from Aiyda
Next Friday night, London's V&A Museum will be celebrating Afropolitans. You can expect a live performance by Spoek Mathambo; photo,video, fashion and interactive installations; a Malick Sidibé style portrait photo studio; a wax print workshop; textile presentations; a North African-style cocktails salon; film screenings; panel discussions and; an eclectic mix of African music from DJ Vamanos from the Ghetto Bassquake and Secousse Sound System. Contemporary Africa will be taking over the world's greatest museum of art and design.
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