Intertwined: Fashion, Textile and Heritage in Nigeria exhibition
The ‘Intertwined: Fashion, Textile and Heritage in Nigeria’ photography exhibition, was held in King’s College London early in 2022 ( 8 February 2022 to 11 March 2022). The exhibition explored the ancient textile traditions and contemporary creative expression of craftspeople and fashion designers from across Nigeria. Braiding contemporary personal stories, cultural celebrations and global economic realities, this visually striking collection of images from Nigeria photographer Bayo Omoboriowo.
The academic team being the exhibition (Dr Roberta Comunian and Dr Lauren England (Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries, King’s), Dr Eka Ikpe (African Leadership Centre, King’s) and Dr Ananya Kabir (Department of English, King’s) now share an informative video about the Africa Fashion Futures project and Bayo’s work.