WARP– Weave A Real Peace X THE ZAY INITIATIVE
Date: 16th April 2022
Organized by Weave A Real Peace (WARP) @weavearealpeace_ panel discussion representing cultures spanning millennia and a significant part of the globe, our speakers spoke about the richness of Arab culture as shown through its textiles.
Wafa Ghnaim is a Palestinian-American artist, researcher, writer, educator, and businesswoman. Textile archaeologist, Dr. Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood is the director of the Textile Research Centre. Dr. Reem El Mutwalli, founder of The Zay Initiative, Lead Curator of the Women’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, is a published author, curator, and public speaker.
The panel was moderated by WARP member Judi Jetson, a weaver and a leader in the well-researched promotion of craft, particularly textiles.