The manifacture of modern mosaic

TUN00052
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The manifacture of modern mosaic

Collection title

Craftsmen

ID

TUN00052

Source

TT (TN)

First broadcast date

05/02/2010

Production year

2010

Abstract

Mosaic is a very ancient art, it consists of manifacturing small cubes in different colors and fixing them with mortar, to decorate floors or walls, according to prior designs. In traditional mosaic, the coloured cubes form a picture representing landscapes, geometric shapes or human beings or animals. Various raw materials used in modern mosaic, including: stone, seashells and ceramic. Wood, a natural material with fixed colors, is sometimes used to decorate some furniture, facades, bathrooms and interior works.

Type

video

Production companies

  • Tunisian TV - Own production

Broadcaster

Télévision Tunisienne - Télévision Tunisienne 2

Audiovisual form

Documentary

Personalities

  • Ezzine Ibrahim

Primary theme

Tourism and cultural sites

Secondary themes

  • Tourism and cultural sites / Architecture
  • Tourism and cultural sites / Museum
  • Tourism and cultural sites / Archaeological sites
  • Tourism and cultural sites / Eco-tourism development
  • Tourism and cultural sites / Tourist sites
  • Economy / Trade
  • Economy / Markets and crafts
  • Economy / Techniques and technologies
  • Society and way of life / Public areas and social issues
  • Art, Culture and Knowledge / Fine arts / Painting

Credits / Cast

  • El Kettani Ilhem - Speaker
  • Edababi Mustapha - Producer

Period of events

  • From -500 to 0

Map locations

  • Tunisia - North - Tunisian coast

Original language

Arabic

Media running time

25m34

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