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Conversations Series 2, Episode 1 ‘Bound resist: American Tie-dye, Kumo, Miura, Kanoko Shibori, and guests Courtenay Pollock et al. ‘
February 17, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
From left to right: (1) Hiroshi Murase: Arimatsu, Japan; (2) Junichi Arai; (3) Ana Lisa Hedstrom; (4) Jean Cacicedo; (5) Carter Smith with his tie-dye in 1973
This episode will cover the most enduring Japanese shibori traditions of bound- or knotted-resist dyeing including Kanoko, Kumo, and Miura Shibori as well as the burst of colors and energy of tie-dye that celebrates the dynamic, youth counterculture of the 1960s and 70s in North America.