I don't know how I missed Lubaina Himid's work when I visited the Cotton: Global Threads exhibition last year. Luckily for us all, you can have a look on the exhibition site. I love her series "Kangas From The Lost Sample Book" (kangas never cease to inspire – they influenced the Afri-love graphics and a game design project which we're currently working on at Asilia and should be able to share soon). I also absolutely love her collage portraits.
Read more about Lubaina's kanga series and view more of the paintings and collages on the Cotton: Global Threads website.
- Cotton: Global Threads Exhibition – On the Heritage of Wax Print and the Exploitative Nature of Cotton Production
- My Pinterest board, 'Collage is the Answer' (it really is)
- Inspired by Indigo – African textile tradition or multi-cultural material?
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