The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora launches new exhibition, “Tartan: Its Journey Through the African Diaspora”

On the evening of the 4th of August, CIAD launched its compelling exhibition “Tartan: Its Journey Through the African Diaspora”. Drawing on the journey of tartan fabric, from Scotland to Zulu and Masaï people, via the creation of Madras cloth in India sold in the Caribbean, this thrilling project goes to the heart of Modern Moves’ interests and the team is looking forward for further collaborative work with CIAD. Catch the exhibition daily at Craft Central from 10am to 6pm until August 31st. “Tartan: The Wrap Event,” including a dance performance along with a documentary screening, will take place at the Victoria and Albert Museum on 12th September 2014. Do not miss it!