Aboubakar Fofana

 

 

 

Mali-born designer Aboubakar Fofana is renowned for his indigo-colored textiles, all limited edition designs on organic, handspun cotton and linen. Each piece is hand-dyed with vegetables dyes and minerals, some from pigments derived from plants indigenous to Mali. He splits his time between Mail and France, but uses his creations as a way to honor an ancient cultural custom and preserve the environment. For more about his textiles (and explorations in calligraphy), visit his website.

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This entry was published on November 9, 2011 at 6:51 am and is filed under Mali, Textile. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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