SIGNED, The Magazine of the Hong Kong Design Institute, issue 2 2012

The marvelous 8th International Shibori Symposium focusing on Animal Fibers was hosted by The Hong Kong Design Institute. Jorie Johnson co-curated the the international 「Animal Fiber: Art Informs Shibori]」Exhibition, as well as facilitated a “Creative Felting Design Workshop.” “Johnson says the animal fibers have a good memory for retaining shape after being exposed to extreme changes in conditions such as heat, pH and time. ‘The variations and techniques which fall under the Shibori Tie-dye umbrella when applied to animal fibers can produce an extraordinary effect on cloth or the object itself'”

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