Adire, Tradition Meets Modern 1 (The City, A Vast Canvas)

Tradition Meets Modern 1 (The City, A Vast Canvas)

Programme: Fashion Avenue

Guest Feature: Tradition Meets Modern 1 (The City, A Vast Canvas)

Premiere date: January 1, 2021

Documentary explores¬† traditional cottage in a grand entry into city fashion. Adire or tie-and-dye, a women’s cottage art traditional to Yorubaland is also found in indigenous cultures pan Nigeria. Urban fashion houses employ adire often as a fusion with imported fabric, along with other African cottage types such as Ankara, industrial textile and Aso-oke, handwoven fabric.¬†

Adire: Tradition Meets Modern 1 with subtitle, The City, A Vast Canvas takes a look at cities in general, and African cities in particular, as they draw inspiration from primordial origins.