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News: New Silk Road, London

Image by Ashley Woodfield

Image by Ashley Woodfield

The British Council Arts initiative entitled, New Silk Road, “aims to use the arts traditions of the region to make these places seem vivid again, and to address negative stereotypes with a creative energy that is independent of politics.” A worthy goal. Set to help the BCA accomplish this are textile designers Bruno Basso and Christopher Brooke who “travelled to Uzbekistan on one of four exchanges initiated by the British Council, the duo present their new capsule collection inspired by this journey in the Design Museum Tank outside the museum.”
Basso & Brooke will be on display from 16 June – 24 August for free outside the Design Museum, London.
Design Museum
Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD, United Kingdom – 020 7403 6933

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