From her loom, Kaiksow conducts the practice of 21st-century artisan. A trained artist and sculptor, she is inspired by the beauty found in everyday objects and through a utilitarian approach to dressing. Deconstructing apparel – both contemporary and of the past – she creates clothing infused with feminine strength.
Exploring the endless possibilities of garment construction, her creative process is driven by experimentation.
Working with a group of Bahraini artisans, they weave the fabrics by hand – a process which aids the preservation of weaving skills within this historic Gulf country.
In 2018, she was one of the artists named on the shortlist for the Jameel Prize. The pieces selected by the jury were the Kimono Vest and Thoub Nashal Jumpsuit from her debut ‘Wandress’ collection.