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by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 15, 2012 01:03 AM
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by Lizz last modified Nov 14, 2012

the last post made me start thinking more about painted houses (do not worry, future neighbors, I don’t want to paint our future house). The houses of Tiebele in Burkina Faso are built of mud (and more recently, concrete and … Continue reading  →




 

 

the last post made me start thinking more about painted houses (do not worry, future neighbors, I don’t want to paint our future house). The houses of Tiebele in Burkina Faso are built of mud (and more recently, concrete and mud) and then decorated by the woman of the house. There’s a 2003 documentary about this process called Traces, Empreintes de Femmes, by Katy Lena Ndiaye, that I’m going to try to track down. 

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