Traditional weaving of Al SaduSaudi Arabia, Kuwait
Representative List 2020
EN: Dr Ali Al-Nijadah, Associate Professor at Public Autority for Applied Education and Training, and Sadu Loom designer. His portable looms are used for live demonstration of al Sadu weaving in Kuwait and internationally.
EN: Students during a beginner's workshop on Al Sadu at the Sadu House. Students undertake 24 hours of practical training in eight weeks under the supervision of an instructor. The advanced workshops (48 hours) are more intensive and are under the supervision of master weavers.
EN: 8th Grade students at Mama Anisa Middle School learning al Sadu basics during their art class. Al Sadu weaving has ben introduced to the 8th Grade art curriculum in 2018 by the Ministry of Education in Kuwait.
EN: Master weaver Um Humood checking her work whilst explaining the different weaving patterns shown ('uwairjan').
EN: 2019 SADI (Sadu Art and Design Initiative) artists during their artist-in-residence training with the master weavers at Sadu House.
EN: Different al Sadu weaving patterns (Owairjan, Durus Al Khail, Dhalaah, Huboob, Mathkhar)
EN: Master weaver making al Sadu
EN: Incorporation of al Sadu weaving in modern products (coasters, frames)
EN: Ninety years old piece of al Sadu
EN: The transmission of the craftsmanship of al Sadu to the younger generation