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  • What is Uli/Uri Art?

    What is Uli/Uri Art?

    Uri (uli) motifs drawn by Igbo women from Arochukwu with the juice of the uri tree on paper (usually drawn on the body). 1932. Pitt Rivers Museum. Uli or Uri, a traditional lgbo art form, is a dyeing technique used to adorn the body, murals, and motifs with intricate patterns. This unique art form has…

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    CHIIZII An outstanding artist who’s vibrant and bold use of hues gives even more depth to African cultural expression. Chiizii is an interdisciplinary artist, designer and researcher. Born in London, raised in New York and Igbo. Working heavily with but not limited to painting, collage and textile design. Her work centers the specificities of Igbo,…

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