Mariem Besbes: Improvisational Dance with Natural Dyes

Hemmings, Jessica
July 2010
Surface Design Journal;Summer2010, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p22
Trade Publication
The article features Tunisia-born Mariem Besbes, whose homeland has closed ties to French culture during the colonization of the period. It mentions that the visual education of Besbes in Paris, France has complemented a course of carpet weaving. It also reveals that her previous career in contemporary dance has strongly influenced her textile designs. It further highlights her keen eye for presentation that serves as a key factor for her work.


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