Ethnic Ptoject

For a long time I was attracted to the ancient African culture. Something about the colors, the sounds, the fascinating sceneries of nature – brought me to investigate the culture, although I was never there. In my research, I discovered the Umoja tribe, a tribe of African women that seemed to me inspiring in the sense that despite the fact that they live in such a different world from women in the western world, a world of ancient and traditional culture, they still strive for independence and freedom. I tried to examine who is the modern woman and the traditional African women.

The collection in my project was inspired by the African traditional jewelry of the Umoja tribe, and on the other hand, the shapes and elements in sportswear of the participants of the Olympic competitions.

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