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The Marisa Fick-Jordan speeches are centered around her modernization of artisan products. Jordan works in the areas of socio/economic development and contemporary craft and design at African Loxo.
Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Natal in Politics, as well as a Fashion design diploma from Natal Technikon. In 1991, she started a clothing line called African Legacy, which incorporates a modernized Zulu beadwork style.
She is best known for her telephone wire weaving project which became a South African design classic that received an Elle Decoration International Design award in 2002. Fick-Jordan also works as a designer and product consultant in Zanzibar, Zambia, and Rwanda.
The Marisa Fick-Jordan speeches are sure to intrigue audiences interested in the arts.
Featured Keynote - Telephone Wire as Material
Marisa Fick-Jordan Teaches Traditional Artisans to Make Modern Products
In this speech, Marisa Fick-Jordan talks about how contemporary materials such as telephone wire have started to replace scarce natural grasses used by traditional Zulu weavers. Marisa was inspired to… Read More