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“…the 8th ISS is the best of the International Shibori Symposiums” — Mr. Jack Lenor Larsen
With the final two workshops finishing up on Jan 2, the 8th International Shibori Symposium in Hong Kong has officially come to a close. Built on a theme of “Technology Shaped by Creativity,” the 8ISS boasted 8 exhibitions of international and Chinese art in fiber, 8 workshops, a trunk show & info fair, and more than 95 papers presented/posted by outstanding speakers.
A reported 150 international artists, designers, educators and researchers participated in the event.
The publications of the 8ISS include the Symposium proceeding entitled, “Technology Shaped by Creativity,” and two design catalogues, “New Beat + Energy Nexus: International Shibori Design Collection” and “Animal Fibers: Art Informs Shibori”.
Co-Chairs Kinor Jiang and Yoshiko I Wada congratulate and thank the many organizers involved in the planning and execution of this landmark event. Read the entire note here