Picking at Threads: Reclaiming and Recreating Identity Through Traditional Ukrainian and Indigenous Textile Art
MAY 12, 2021 to MAY 12, 2021
UPDATED TIME: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Picking at Threads: Reclaiming & Recreating Identity Through Traditional Ukrainian & Indigenous Textile Art
For the purpose of derussification and national unification, traditional methods of Ukrainian embroidery are being revived, popularized and modernized within the current political climate of the nation. Katya looks at he continued importance of traditional symbolism of motifs, patterns, and colours in their modern adaptations and mediums.
Presenter: Katya Chomitsky, Master of Arts candidate in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta