BLAC Designs and renowned London-based collage artist Anna Bu Kliewer have collaborated on a series of images celebrating women and their strength. This project is the second in a series of artist collaborations planned by BLAC for 2017.
The project entitled, Phenomenal Women, (name taken from Maya Angelou’s poem of the same name) features four surreal analog collages paired with four poems. The poems have each been written by a female writer highlighting women’s issues or struggles. Some of the themes explored include self-image, diversity, woman power, and sexuality.
BLAC Designs is a Cape Town based concept brand focused on luxury leather accessories and bags founded by Jordanian national Hamzeh Alfarahneh. This project is the second in a series of artist collaboration meant to cement BLAC’s relationship within the art world. The project’s main focus is on women and each collage poem pair exhibits a particular theme: