Traditional handmade arts and crafts by Afghan women are featured at a new exhibition at the Migration Museum in Adelaide.
Presented by the Afghan Australian Women Association, this beautiful exhibition uses handmade arts and crafts to highlight the cultural diversity of Afghani ethnic groups in Australia and around the world.
Association vice president says it is important to continue to share their different Afghani cultural practices.
"Today we have many Afghans living in South Australia who still continue to practice their religion and celebrate their cultural events." Aslami said.
"The objects we have selected for this exhibition are handmade jewellery, traditional handmade clothing and gowns, artwork and other outfits made by Afghan women. These objects were selected to identify their value and importance in Afghans 'lives in Australia."
The exhibition also includes a spotlight on the history and stories of Afghan cameleers who came to Australia in the 1860s, providing a mode of transport suited to the harsh dessert conditions of inland Australia.
Handmade - Afghan Women's Traditional Arts and Crafts, is a the Migration Museum, 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, and closes on January 29, 2023.
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