Birimian Ventures Founder Laureen Kouassi-Olsson to Submit ‘Iconic Africa’ Accumulation
Laureen Kouassi-Olsson, a personal fairness govt and founding father of Côte d’Ivoire-based funding company Birimian Ventures, is ready to put up “Iconic Africa”, a textual content specializing in the trade of style at the African continent.
“This book is a plea for the recognition of designers and for African countries to take control of the creation of value in the fashion and creative sector. At a time when the challenges of development and climate come together, the African continent is today more legitimate than ever to transform on-site the raw materials that it already produces,” mentioned a leave shared via Kouassi-Olsson.
In the meantime, Birimian Ventures will host occasions at Milan and Paris Type Past in September, showcasing the craftsmanship of a collective of African manufacturers.
With backing from the Ministry of Tradition and Francophony of Côte d’Ivoire, Birimian will provide a collective at Milan Type Past created from 3 manufacturers that experience shaped a part of the corporate’s incubation programme over the time age: Ivorian labels Lafalaise Dion and Renwa, and Chez Nous of Tunisia.
In Paris, Birimian will host a showroom-exhibition at Galerie John Ferrère underneath the theme “Heritage and Exceptional Craftsmanship: Contemporary Expressions of African Creativity”. The development is meant to permit wholesalers and consumers to inspect the paintings of designers and creatives from around the African continent and the diaspora.
12 designers representing six nations will showcase their paintings, hour Birimian can even provide the paintings of celebrated style photographers Nuel Bans and Nuits Balnéraires. The area can even host the paintings of a number of younger designers mentored via Ivorian artist Jean-Servais Somian.
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Côte d’Ivoire is house to style companies concerned with global funding and regional business that one would possibly anticipate finding in better nations at the continent.