From Kente Cloth to Tapestry Art: Exploring the Intricacies of Cultural Hybridity (73175)

Session Information: Learning Experiences, Student Learning & Learner Diversity
Session Chair: Francis Ankyiah

Saturday, 25 November 2023 15:05
Session: Session 3
Room: Room B (Live Stream)
Presentation Type: Live-Stream Presentation

All presentation times are UTC + 9 (Asia/Tokyo)

This study explores the concept of cultural hybridity through an examination of the similarities and differences between Kente cloth and medieval tapestries. Drawing on examples from Ghanaian and European cultural heritage, the study investigates the ways in which traditional art forms can adapt and evolve through cross-cultural exchange.
The study highlights the intricate designs and patterns found in both Kente cloth and medieval tapestries and suggests that these similarities reflect a process of cultural exchange and adaptation. Through an analysis of the historical and cultural contexts in which these art forms emerged, the study demonstrates the unique complexities of cultural hybridity and the potential for cross-cultural dialogue.
Overall, the study emphasizes the importance of exploring the intricacies of cultural hybridity in understanding the exchange of traditional art forms. It suggests that a deeper understanding of the similarities and differences between cultural artefacts can lead to new forms of artistic expression and cultural understanding, and can promote a more inclusive and diverse cultural heritage for future generations.

Francis Ankyiah, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana

About the Presenter(s)
Mr francis ANKYIAH is a University Assistant Professor/Lecturer at UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA, GHAN in Ghana

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Posted by Clive Staples Lewis

Last updated: 2023-02-23 23:45:00