World Shibori Network

Celebrating the visual languages of PEOPLE, COMMUNITY, CULTURE, and ENVIRONMENT through the global practice of resist-dye traditions and innovations

10iss :: Call-for-Entry – Deadline extension

Due to numerous requests received, we are extending the deadlines for entries at the 10th International Shibori Symposium in Oxaca, Mexico.CallForEntry.png

The following categories are receiving submissions  till May 30th

Exhibition: Contemporary Art of Shibori and Ikat

A collection of exemplary contemporary artworks which demonstrate compression resist techniques, such as shibori and ikat . The aim of this exhibition is to display contemporary works of shibori and ikat by international artists, who both play and rethink tradition and medium.

Exhibition: Wearable Art of Shibori

A collection of exemplary wearable artworks which demonstrate innovation and interpretation of compression resist techniques. For example, shibori and ikat used to redefine ideas of body adornment, fashion and costume. The aim of this exhibition is to display wearable works by international and Mexican artists, who challenge traditional mediums, designs and applications.

Paper Presentations : Paper must pertain to one of the following themes:

  • Compression Resist – Ikat and Shibori | jaspe y rebozo y amaras
  • Cotton, Silk & Wool
  • Natural Dye and Plants
  • Indigenous Textile Traditions
  • Contemporary Art, Design and Fashion
  • Technology and Industry

Seminar Sessions & Discussion Forums : Each seminar will be 105 minutes long. Seminar must pertain to one of the following themes:

  • Compression Resist – Ikat and Shibori | jaspe y rebozo y amaras
  • Cotton, Silk & Wool
  • Natural Dye and Plants
  • Indigenous Textile Traditions
  • Contemporary Art, Design and Fashion
  • Technology and Industry

The following category is receiving submissions till June 25th

Exhibition: New Beat International Student Competition – Wearable Art

Traditional technique combined with modern technology has widely gained appeal with contemporary artists and designers. The New Beat is a design competition hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for the 10th International Shibori Symposium. This competition will feature innovative wearable art, using a wide range of techniques and materials, old and new International design students who are inspired by material manipulation and new technique application with sensitivity to cultural diversity are encouraged to apply.

In addition to 10iss, New Beat artworks will be exhibited at The Fashion Gallery, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong from September 1st – 30th, 2016.

Selected presenters receive discounted registration to attend the event. For more information please visit 10iss.org

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on May 5, 2016 by and tagged , , .
%d bloggers like this: