Jessica Hemmings

Textile Writer

Texts on Textiles: The Weya Applique Project

“Text on Textiles: The Weya Appliqué Project” was presented at the Fabric(ations) of the Postcolonial Conference held at the University of Wollongong, Australia in 2002.

The paper was subsequently published as “Emerging Voices: The Weya Appliqué Project of Zimbabwe” in Reinventing Textiles volume III: Postcolonialism & Creativity (Telos Art Publishing: 2004) pp. 97-111.

image: Weya Appliqué by Agnes Mpofu, Equal Rights (1999), 12-panel appliqué, 93 x 117 cm. Collection of Brenda Schmahmann. Image courtesy of Brenda Schmahmann.