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Designer Oumou Sy

Hudita Nura Mustafa

Source: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. Africa 2010

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Oumou Sy was born in Podor, Senegal, in 1952. Working at the intersection of art, spectacle, and social space, Sy’s multifaceted work in historical, art, and couture garments expresses the cosmopolitan creativity of the Senegambian region. Rather than elaborations of a design concept, her works are historical tableaux. In this region, cloth densely symbolizes wealth and power, dignity and beauty, history and tradition. Sy’s work and life valorize the arts of cloth, clothing, and body adornment to

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