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Siyazama: Art, Aids And Education In SA

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The Siyazama Project enables rural, traditional craftswomen from KwaZulu-Natal to express their concerns about AIDS and all of its complexities through their beautiful cloth dolls and beadwork. The project and its producers communicate and spread awareness of HIV/AIDS through creative workshops, local and international exhibitions, museum collections, publications and on-going , Read More
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ISBN: 9781869142223

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Siyazama: Art, Aids And Education In SA

The Siyazama Project enables rural, traditional craftswomen from KwaZulu-Natal to express their concerns about AIDS and all of its complexities through their beautiful cloth dolls and beadwork. The project and its producers communicate and spread awareness of HIV/AIDS through creative workshops, local and international exhibitions, museum collections, publications and on-going research activities. Project leader, Kate Wells, has compiled this attractive, full-colour, coffee-table style book to illustrate the main collaborators' role in Siyazama ('we are trying') to date. The book is - in effect - an illustrated report of the story of the project, how and why it was launched, and shows how the craftswomen have used art to express concerns about AIDS and to help the community to face the reality of the disease