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Fashion, Faith & Culture: The Art of the Headwrap with Rama Diaw

By toliver-diallo on October 10, 2019 in

Join Senegalese designer, Rama Diaw, for an interactive workshop on headwraps.  Diaw will talk about how she uses the head wrap as a finishing touch for her design but also understand how faith and culture merge in Senegal to create an artistic statement on beauty. Free event co-presented with WU...

Senegal in Black and White: Fashioning Racial Identities

By toliver-diallo on October 10, 2019 in

Join internationally acclaimed designer, Rama Diaw, and colonial legal scholar, Serigne Coulbary, for a discussion on law, race, and legacy in Saint Louis, Senegal.  These ideas, in addition to photographs from early 20th century Senegal, meshed to become the inspiration for Diaw’s 2019 col...