Nnenna Okore

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Here is Nnenna.

Nnenna Okore is both Nigerian and Australian. Nnene uses things she finds around her to make her work. Nnenna Okore uses natural things she finds around her like sticks, dried grass and leaves.

What does her artwork remind you of ?

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“Weaving And Other Practices”

Nnenna is always looking for things that she can use to make something amazing with. Old ropes, scraps of fabric, plastic bottles, sticks and dried leaves.
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She turns waste items into beautiful works of art. Nnena draws, paints, and weaves things into becoming new beautiful objects.
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“Aki N’ukwa”

What things do you have around you that you can weave together? Can you weave your own fence and net?