The embroidery star lands in Córdoba

The embroidery star lands in Córdoba
The Palestinian embroidery star lands in Córdoba

It is now possible to visit the headquarters of Casa Arabe in Córdoba the collaborative star of “tatriz” prepared with contributions from attendees at their November and December workshops and collaborations from home.

During the months of November and December 2023, Casa Arabe launched a program of activities around tatric or traditional embroiderywhich included a series of workshops by Spanish-Palestinian cultural artists and embroiderers Dina Asfour and Maysun Cheikh Ali Mediavilla.

The workshops, a space for meeting and exchange, aimed to publicize the different varieties and dimensions of Palestinian embroidery, its meaning in Palestinian identity and culture, as well as in the economy and society, creating networks and job opportunities for the local population. and refugee, especially among women.

Additionally, for those who were not able to participate in the workshops, Casa Arabe offered the instructions and designs to do the work from home and send it to make this collective work.

The final result of this collaborative artisanal work It can be visited now at the Casa Arab headquarters in Córdoba, where it will remain on display until June 30.. On the occasion of the Festival of the Courtyards of Córdobait offers a extended opening hours from Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 16:30 to 22:00 and exceptionally on the weekend of May 11 and 12 from 11:00 to 14:00 and from 18:00 to 22:00 (Sunday, May 12 until 8:30 p.m.). The star was on display at the Casa Arab headquarters in Madrid between March 18 and April 30, 2024.

Tribute to the Courtyards

Furthermore, on the occasion of the Festival of the Patios, until May 12, Casa Arabe opens the doors of its patios also on weekends, and extends its hours from Monday to Friday.

For the occasion, visitors will be able to enjoy two exhibitions: “The Nile is more than a river”, by the artist María Primo, in which the photographer approaches the life of this river and the threats that loom over its ecosystem; and “Al-Ándalus Mathematical Walk. Meaning, mathematics and Andalusian art in the monuments”which offers us an approach to our Andalusian heritage, introducing us to mathematics through the history and art of the time.

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