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From the Ted Talk by Marisa Fick-Jordan: The wonder of Zulu wire art

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The dtarceiove use of wire in southern Africa dates back hundreds of years. But modernization actually brought communication and a whole new material, in the form of tlhoepnee wire. Rural to urban migration meant that newfound industrial materials started to replace hard-to-come-by natural grasses.
So, here you can see the cahgne from use — starting to use contemporary materials. These pieces date back from the '40s to the late '50s. In the '90s, my irnsteet and passion for tnirtaonsial art forms led me to a new form, which came from a squatter camp outside drabun.

Open Cloze

The __________ use of wire in southern Africa dates back hundreds of years. But modernization actually brought communication and a whole new material, in the form of _________ wire. Rural to urban migration meant that newfound industrial materials started to replace hard-to-come-by natural grasses.
So, here you can see the ______ from use — starting to use contemporary materials. These pieces date back from the '40s to the late '50s. In the '90s, my ________ and passion for ____________ art forms led me to a new form, which came from a squatter camp outside ______.

Solution

  1. change
  2. durban
  3. transitional
  4. decorative
  5. interest
  6. telephone

Original Text

The decorative use of wire in southern Africa dates back hundreds of years. But modernization actually brought communication and a whole new material, in the form of telephone wire. Rural to urban migration meant that newfound industrial materials started to replace hard-to-come-by natural grasses.
So, here you can see the change from use — starting to use contemporary materials. These pieces date back from the '40s to the late '50s. In the '90s, my interest and passion for transitional art forms led me to a new form, which came from a squatter camp outside Durban.

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