Playing a flute, guitar and drum, three Dagomba musicians from northern Ghana invite all to join in their dance. Ernestina Oppong Asante shares their happy energy with this threadwork composition. She applies one thread at a time, seemingly following the rhythm set by these cheerful musicians.
Cotton thread on card stock
Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
In the Andes, the Land of the Four Corners, mountains are sacred. So is culture. The Nazca lines, the Wari glyphs, the Quipu knots and the complex multi-colored textiles of the Incas are all recorded and live on the work of contemporary Peruvian artisans.