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The National ArchivesRead MoreSeptember 23, 2017
The National Archive at Kew is the repository for documents of national importance but did you know that it also has an extensive textile collection?
The making of Cecil Skotnes's tapestryRead MoreMay 27, 2017
Marguerite Stephens explains in this video the making of a tapestry for the President Hotel in South Africa.
West African weavingRead MoreOctober 10, 2015
A few weeks ago I bought a book about weaving in West Africa and have just mangled to get around reading it.
Pollution in AfricaRead MoreOctober 6, 2015
Venice Biennale award for El AnatsuiRead MoreApril 25, 2015
The Venice Biennale has give a Lifetime Achievement Golden Lion award to the artist, El Anatsui, for his contribution to international art and his influence on other West African artists.
Medicine and the artsRead MoreMarch 11, 2015
A growing interest worldwide in the role of the arts in medicine is gathering pace. And now we can all learn more about it on Africa's first MOOC...
A little AfricaRead MoreFebruary 14, 2015
Photographing AfricaRead MoreMarch 11, 2014
Sunday morning jazzRead MoreAugust 17, 2013
The blog, Africa is a Country, puts out a weekend music break each and every weekend. This week it is all about jazz...