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The Sreepur Village and Sampad Arts


Shakti, meaning feminine power in Sanskrit, is a partnership between Sreepur Village (Bangladesh) and Sampad (Birmingham). This collaboration enabled new forms and ideas of contemporary expression in craft, with an exchange of traditional crafts and motifs practised by women at Sreepur Village in rural Bangladesh and urban contemporary designs of craft artists in Birmingham. Follow the project on Instagram.

Image: Women show their embroidery at Sreepur Village, Bangladesh

Image: Women work on embroidery at Sreepur Village, Bangladesh

Image: Women painting cloth at Sreepur Village, Bangladesh

Image: Comparing craft styles from Birmingham and Bangladesh

Watch: Presentation of work created in Shakti

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