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Groupe Bogolan Kasobane

Groupe Bogolan Kasobane

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Published by Janet Goldner
The six Malian artists of Groupe Bogolan Kasobane—Kandioura Coulibaly, Kletigui Dembele, Boubacar Doumbia, Souleymane Goro, Baba Keita, and Nene Thiam—are largely responsible for having elevated bogolan, a traditional textile technique used to decorate garments, to an important symbol of national and even pan-national identity. Although usually translated as “mud cloth,” bogolan actually refers to a clay slip with a high iron content that produces a black pigment when applied to handspun and handwoven cotton textiles.
The six Malian artists of Groupe Bogolan Kasobane—Kandioura Coulibaly, Kletigui Dembele, Boubacar Doumbia, Souleymane Goro, Baba Keita, and Nene Thiam—are largely responsible for having elevated bogolan, a traditional textile technique used to decorate garments, to an important symbol of national and even pan-national identity. Although usually translated as “mud cloth,” bogolan actually refers to a clay slip with a high iron content that produces a black pigment when applied to handspun and handwoven cotton textiles.

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Published by: Janet Goldner on Apr 05, 2013
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