Woven in Feminism: Amazigh & Al Sadu Symbols
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This lecture discusses feminist craft practices across Morocco and Kuwait—from aesthetic and functional value to political value. The visual language of Amazigh design in rugs is used as a feminist tool of collective memory, resistance, and innovation within an oppressive, colonial, and patriarchal context. Al Sadu weaving has been born and nurtured by traditional Bedouin women; the stories surrounding their symbols, origins, and methods will be shared across time.
Dina BenbrahimDina Benbrahim is a Moroccan multidisciplinary creative who uses an intersectional feminist lens to investigate design for visibility, civic action, and social justice for minoritized communities to collectively reimagine equitable futures. Through her engaged pedagogy, she is committed to illuminat...Read More
Munirah Al ShamiMunirah AlShami is a creative consultant, and multimedia artist who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Multimedia Design from the American University of Sharjah. She’s worked with both large and small scale organizations and brands in developing their visual personality. Her experience and ex...Read More