Muun

From a tiny village in Northern Ghana, women work in unison to weave and sculpt intricate ad beautiful articles from straw. Using colourful, ancient organic dyes from Nigeria, also used to make traditional medecines. Their signature of earth grown fibres hand-crafted into artifacts is in-keeping with the Ghanaian custom of using unique plant extracts. Similarly in Paris, in a little atelier across a paved courtyard, French and Japanese women work in unison, immersed in and inspired by city life. Muun transpires as a mosaic of cultures and materials. In turn the craftsmen exchange knowledge, African, French and Japanese influences, good spirits and respect to create Muun, which means smile.