Curator Dr Jennifer Harris introduces the work of Abdoulaye Konaté featured in COTTON: Global Threads.
This Malian artist works with cotton and found objects to create beautiful large scale meditative pieces. Konaté tackles themes of genocide referencing traditional techniques with powerful sociopolitical messages.
Audio recorded in situ at the Whitworth Art Gallery with Liza Lemsatef Cunningham. Photos © ellelens.com