Visual Identity by Mimi Leung

Diäär Kuo Dinka Crafts

Collective of South Sudanese Women

Diäär Kuo, meaning ‘our women’, is a collective of South Sudanese women who, together, use traditional beadwork and coil weaving to create home décor, jewellery, and clothing.

The group first began working together in 2018, inspired by a weaving workshop facilitated by community leader and expert weaver, Mary Anwat. For Diäär Kuo, women’s weaving circles represent an opportunity to create a stronger community and to learn and to share evolving handicraft methods across generations, both young and old.

Diäär Kuo have previously exhibited at MAV’s Interwoven exhibition.

Abuol, Abuk and Aluel. Image courtesy the creatives.