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SFS Japan 2016: Registration Open

Good News! Pre-registration is now open for the Slow Fiber Studios program to Japan, in 2016. Dates (NEXT YEAR):  Main Program: May 20th to June 6th, 18 days (17 nights) … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Workshop: Yoshiko Wada at Richmond Arts Center – Learn about boro

Happy New Year from World Shibori Network! We would like to start this year out with offering a workshop, where you can turn the old into new! What better way to … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

9ISS New Beat Student Competition Awards Announced!

Award Announcement New Beat: International Students Competition–Textiles and Wearable Art New Beat: International Student Competition–Textiles and Wearable Art features innovative dyeing works by international students who demonstrate inspired creatively through … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

9ISS China – Thank you!

Dear WSN Members and Readers, The 9th International Shibori Symposium, held in Hangzhou, October 31-November 4 at the China National Silk Museum was a great success! We would like to … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

9ISS News! New Beat Student Exhibition at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The days are counting down until WSN’s 9th International Shibori Symposium commences in Hangzhou, China! As part of 9ISS, we have teamed up with the Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call For Entry! Juried by Elin Noble

  Attention artists of all materials and techniques! Here’s a great opportunity to submit your most recent work! This show will be juried by WSN member Elin Noble. IMAGO Foundation … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jin Ze Arts Centre: Gambiered Silk Workshop in Guangdong!

Hello shibori-lovers abroad! We would like to spread the news about this upcoming, rare and technical workshop in Guangdong, China hosted by our SFS affiliate and 9ISS partner Jin Ze Arts Centre! … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

SFS Shop: Vintage and Rare Shibori Sample Book- Now Available!

  Out from our archives and into the shop comes a rāra avis. We are happy to announce that only 30 beautiful vintage ISS Shibori Swatch Books are now available for … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lecture by Yoshiko Wada at LongHouse Reserve: East Hampton, NY, USA

  Hello East-Coasters! Save the date, because Yoshiko Wada will be giving a lecture on the art of boro at the famous LongHouse Reserve this August. Founded by renowned textile designer, author, … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

9ISS Deadlines! Presenters and Artists

Just a friendly reminder that the following deadlines for call for entry are coming up or already have passed! Take this chance to submit your artwork or presentation abstract and … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Workshop & Lecture: Yoshiko Wada at the Seattle Art Museum

This July, Yoshiko Wada will be giving a lecture and teaching a 2 day workshop at the Seattle Art Museum, in conjunction with their current exhibition Deco Japan: Shaping Art and … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

WSN AU, Sydney: Barbara Rogers at Masuda Gallery

    Come and view WSN Member and 9ISS Exhibiting Artist Barbara Rogers’ work in the upcoming show at Masuda Gallery, located in Sydney, Australia. ART TO WEAR: Spectrum of textile … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment