Clothing > Wenzi Li


Wenzi discusses the loss of traditional artistic expression in mass produced garments, and how she has been inspired by traditional Miao textiles to incorporate her own Chinese heritage into the textiles she makes.

Keywords: | China | clothing | handmade | identity | mass production | Miao | needlework


Wenzi came to Canada from China in 2014. Wenzi and her husband moved to Toronto to pursue Master’s degrees. Wenzi works as an independent textile designer and creates beautiful silk scarves printed with designs that draw on motifs from traditional Chinese needlework patterns.