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Every Textile Totem pattern has been named by AAAA . Their ancestors taught them to make patterns holding a variety of protective and beneficial properties. They learned from their ancestors and like to pass it on but with a contemporary twist.

SIZE
Small: width 12 cm, length 150 cm
Medium: width 14 cm,  length: 200 cm
Large: width 17cm, length  250 cm

MADE OF
The Bogolan (made of mud) is a traditional handmade Malian cotton fabric (finimugu) dyed and painted with herbs and fermented mud. The AAAA Bogolan is created in harmony with nature. Locally grown herbs are used to dye and mud from the Niger River to paint the patterns.

MADE BY
Atelier Autodidacts Anti Algorithm (AAAA) an cooperation of Artisans from Mali. The Bogolan is an original Malian Textile art. All stages of the making of the AAAA Bogolans are done by hand. From picking the cotton, spinning, weaving, dyeing and painting. Making a Bogolan is a true slow art process and product. 

The AAAA Bogolan is made with love and every piece is unique.
The imperfections you may find in the weaving, print designs or embroidery make the product perfect.

Every Totem is packed in a Malinese cotton sleeve, accompanied with a beautiful booklet about AAAA, her artisans and their craft.

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Certification

Atelier Autodidacts Anti-Algorithms (AAAA) is supported by the Ethical Fashion and Lifestyle Initiative | EFI;
a program of the International Trade Centre | ITC
an agency of the United Nations and financed by the European Union emergency trust fund for Africa | EUTF.

                                                            

 

Background

July 2018 Paris. Thanks to Simone Cipriani (EFI) three women, Lidewij Edelkoort, Birgitta de Vos and Haram Sidibe, came together in Paris to commit themselves to support textile artisans in Mali. AAAA was born.

Together with the artisans they revived the creative and cultural heritage of the artisans in Mali. An amazing product range came into being respecting the traditional skills of weaving, dyeing, and hand painting while adding a contemporary twist.

July 2019 Amsterdam. Sukha joyfully accepted to support the artisans from Mali, their families and the one-of-a-kind AAAA products.

Additional information

Colour

black/brown | 6, black/white | 2, brown/black | 5, brown/white | 4, white / black | 1

Size

large, medium, small