21 March
2013
Type of event: 
Preserving the Historical Record: Embroidery Traditions of Palestinian Women
Organizing office: 
IPS Washington
Date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
Language: 
English
Location: 
Washington
Event Theme: 
About the event: 

In this episode of Palestine Studies TV, host Omar Baddar sits down with Palestinian folk artist and teacher Feryal Abbasi-Ghnaim to discuss Palestinian embroidery. Abbasi-Ghnaim captures the importance of embroidery as a form of communication between Palestinian women. She describes the use of Palestinian embroidery when documenting history, personal experiences and making political statements in times of war and peace.

About the speakers: 

Feryal Abbasi-Ghnaim is a Palestinian folk artist and teacher

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