The 3rd Biennale of Natural Dyes (BoND 3)

CHINA, Hangzhou
 Nov 13 (Mon) - Nov 18 (Sat), 2023
  China National Silk Museum

JoiRae Textiles’ Shōsō-in Kasen 17 Replica Portion (No. 2) was selected for the Contemporary Art and Design Exhibition: Natural Dyes and Colors of Nations to be held at the China National Silk Museum in Hangzhou.
Jorie will be giving a presentation on the 8th century Shōsō-in felt rugs (kasen), followed by a two-day hands-on feltmaking workshop.
The workshop theme will be “How to make a floral pattern similar to the 8th C. Tang fashion of the time.” 

Sappanwood, Indigo, and Pagoda Bud will be used to create the 7 beautiful colors of wool we expect to use during the workshop. Chieko Nakamura assisted me with the wool dyeing process during the workshop.

Click here to view the introduction video to the BoND 3 Conference 2023.

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