Arcadia, Sadaf Women's Group

Arcadia, Sadaf Women's Group

Arcadia
Sadaf Women's Group
Co-ordinated by Mid-Pennine Arts, Burnley, Lancashire
1994

Group Statement:

'The Sadaf women had only one proviso - they wished to do something which featured animals. Noah’s Ark was suggested as a theme and was accepted. The fact that this and other ‘Old Testament’ stories were held in common by both Muslims and Christians was a bonus.' Group Leader

Participants:

Samira Azad, Elaine Sagar, Farhat, Saide, Sughara, Thiare

Group Leaders and Artists:

Liz Rayton, Jacky Riddell

Themes and Symbols:

Peacock, Freedom, Animals

Textile Techniques:

Embroidery, Mixed-media

Inspirations:

Noah's Ark, Images of animals