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Moroccan interiors

 

Peeking into closets full of fancy embroidered Moroccan caftans and dresses inside a Riad in the Marrakech medina. Feeling very inspired by those golden poufs.

Flying Rugs
Kantara's many flatweave rugs get the flying treatment in this piece by Anna Beeke.
 

Shot with the Panasonic Lumix GH3 for the Lumix Changing Photography Contest, for which it won 2nd place.

Omar Chenafi Photograph


This photograph, taken by Fes’s Omar Chennafi will be in the art auction that will take place opening night at the 2nd annual Moroccan Film Festival in New York.

Originally, the date of the festival, to be held at Tribeca Cinemas, was slated for the end of the month however the event has been postponed and the new dates for the festival are November 18th and 19th. So save the date, and see you there!

Kantara Project in Oberlin HS

Fadma and Majda, Photo by Anna Beeke


by Rachel Mentzer, Oberlin High School

As part of the Kantara Project, several Oberlin high school classes have taken on curriculum that relates to Morocco and the Untangling Threads show. This Advanced Art High School class led by Danielle Camino has produced beautiful pieces of mixed media artwork that is a response to Anna Beeke’s photography of Moroccan artisans that are part of weaving cooperatives in the Middle Atlas mountains that Kantara works with.

Wool to Yarn


The sheeps wool shuffle : from raw wool to spun yarn

Sneak peek of a video installation for our next exhibit of Untangling Threads: Women Artisans in Morocco’s Rug Weaving Industry