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Conversations Series 1, Episode 3 ‘Itajime Shibori/ Clamp-resist’
December 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
From left to right: (1) Sekka shibori, (2) Amy Nguyen, (3) Kimono in purple root dye, (4) Angelina DeAntonis, Itajime process, (5) Ana Lisa’s BLOCKS wool felt with natural dyes
A brief history of clamp-resist from the ancient Tang Dynasty China and Japan through the Edo Period to modern Japan and the West. Contemporary adaptation in North America of traditional processes will highlight the ingenuity and creative impulse of the artists.