The Association Atelier Yiriba supports creative learning environments,
cultural mediation and innovative projects in Bamako to stimulate children
from early age and help young adults take control of their life with tools
of craft and creativity.
is space for exploration and experiments under the big tree at the big
family MallŽ in Daoudabougou,
Bamako, open on Thursdays. Children of the neighborhood are introduced to
various materials and techniques and are inspired to express their
imagination. There is also a small library with a reading lounge.
The space is
hosted by Stini Arn, Chakara and family members Seitou,
AmŽ and Dougoutigi of
the MallŽ clan.
a project in progress of a learning center for weaving and design.
It started with Ousmane
Diallo who had a dream to become a
Flying8-weaver. The Flying8-loom was developed by the
German weaver Andreas Mšller, who has been teaching the construction and mechanics
of the Flying8 concept worldwide. Stini Arn has learned with him for her musical weaving
project ÇWebstall PigniaČ
in 2010. As intermediary she started constructing Flying8-looms together
with Ousmane in Daoudabougou,
Bamako in 2016.
team consists of Ousmane Diallo,
Stini Arn with the help
of Andreas Mšller Weberei
Daoudabougou 2015 - 2018 story
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Managing board of Verein
Stini Arn, Franziska Koch, Habib Afsar
Atelier Yiriba Schweiz
IBAN: CH36 0900 0000 1516 8586 7
Under construction by stiniarn.ch