Understanding through recreation a contemporary rendering of Shipibo traditional art.
Material study project, ANTH 431, 2019
This exhibit explores the creative process that leads to the production of coiled baskets in Zaria, Nigeria. It particularly delves into the variability of global basketry styles and the significance of using locally sourced material in craftwork.
Painting by Christine Ilewski-Huelsmann, "The Gatekeeper"
Many of the artifacts in this exhibit are embedded from University of British Columbia's Museum of Anthropology's Reciprocal Research Network. If you click on an image, it will send you to artifact's description page on the Reciprocal Research Network.