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Adire: Teenagers upholding the ancient art of ‘tie and dye’ in Nigeria

Teenagers in Abeokuta are keeping the tradition, art, and craft of Adire alive.Adire production started over a century ago in Abeokuta, the hub of Adire making in Nigeria.Meaning ‘tie and dye’, the textile is an indigo-dyed cloth made by Yoruba women using a variety of techniques.Produced, filmed and edited by Damilola Oduolowu.

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