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Basketry training course : reed - Marrakech

  • Code : A5103-4h-009
  • Duration : 04h00
  • Price : 49 €
  • Craftsman: E. Mustapha
  • City : Marrakech
  • Location :
  • Nb of persons : From 1 to 6
From 17/11/2021 to 17/05/2022, this workshop was evaluated 2 times
The averages of the scores are:
Program and stages content: 8.5/10
Accomodation by the professional and exchanges: 9.5/10
Technical skills of the professional: 8.5/10
Organization and animation by Ateliers d'Ailleurs : 9.5/10

Basketry is considered like constant evolution artcraft: the malleability and diversity of used materials allow to  contrive constantly the new creations and to adapt production to the nowdays needs.

The workshop that we propose will allow you to work the reed stems , called "lekseb" in Arabic. This material recognized both for its flexibility and strength it's used to produce many objects: lights, baskets, ...

During these 4 hours you will enjoy through the pace of  workshop the extraordinary quiet moments . In contact with Mohamed, you will discover the different used materials  and the numerous productions, from the traditional to the most innovative.

Two manual stages work are planned to help you to realise 2 baskets of different sizes.

Basketry training course : reed

The program of your basketry training course includes:

  • Between 3 hours and a half and four hours of practice to achieve 2 objects which you can take with you ;
  • a tea-break in company  with Mohamed, craftsman basket maker, 
  • the many fascinating explanations about the different used raw materials and the basketry artcraft.

The following services are included in your basketry training course :

  • the presence of an experimented professional during the whole workshop, the necessary tools and raw materials for your practical work,
  • the presence of a guide in charge of the translation,and ensure the good progress of the workshop and assist you in a general way.
  • The advantages during the workshop: snack "home made Moroccan pastry", photographing, a present from ateliers d'ailleurs
  • The advantages after the workshop:.emailing your photos, participation certificate.

Options :

  • extra rate for the 1 person workshops: 200 dhs or 18 euros;
  • supplement for transport from our meeting point (medina or guéliz) : 150dhs/14e (1pers) ; 120dhs/11e (2pers) ; 90dhs/8e (3pers or +), round-trip per personn.
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