In this short video, celebrated artist Aisha Khalid reflects on the inspiration behind and the process of creating her six-metre long double-sided tapestry, titled “Your Way Begins on the Other Side.”
Inspired by a traditional four-part Persian garden and named after a poem by Sufi mystic Rumi, the hand-made tapestry consists of more than one million gold-plated pins. It remains the first contemporary acquisition of the Aga Khan Museum.
Aisha Khalid is a contemporary visual artist and a specialist of miniature painting, textiles, video and site specific installations in architectural settings.
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