World Shibori Network

Celebrating the visual languages of PEOPLE, COMMUNITY, CULTURE, and ENVIRONMENT through the global practice of resist-dye traditions and innovations, keeping in mind authenticity, reciprocity, and networking.

New Workshops at 10iss :: Indian embroidery and tie-aresist dyeing

Master artisans Jabbar Khatri and Asif Shaikh will be joining us in Oaxaca to demonstrate and teach unique Indian tie-resist processes and embroidery techniques. Bandhani: Indian tie-resist dyeing workshop with Jabbar Khatri* Where: Centro … Continue reading

3 October 2016 · Leave a comment

Workshops :: Handmade Paper Studios in Oaxaca, Mexico

10iss is happy to spotlight traditional Oaxacan studios that give you a chance to delve into craft of  paper making and binding. Taller Arte Papel Vista Hermosa (TAPVH) at CASA This artisanal … Continue reading

12 September 2016 · Leave a comment

Guatemala & Costa Rica :: Now open for 10iss

We are happy to announce two new tours as a part of the 10th International Shibori Symposium at Oaxaca, Mexico! One is a unique opportunity with Habitat for Humaity Guatemala … Continue reading

8 May 2016 · Leave a comment

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. The following categories are receiving submissions  till May 30th – Exhibition: Contemporary Art … Continue reading

5 May 2016 · Leave a comment

SFS Talks :: A Portrait of Oaxacan Textiles

Eric Mindling explores Mexican textile traditions in this latest talk at  Slow Fiber Studios. Discussing textiles, field work and photography, Eric will take us on a visual journey showcasing ancient, living civilizations and cultures in … Continue reading

20 April 2016 · Leave a comment

10iss Call-for-Entry :: Deadline extension

The 10iss Call-For-Entry deadlines have been extended for the following categories –  Contemporary Art of Shibori and Ikat: Now extended to May 14th *Artists: Please note that 10iss has widened … Continue reading

29 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Call for Entry – New Beat: International Student Competition in Wearable Art

The Fashion Gallery, and the Institute of Textiles & Clothing, at the The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in partnership with 10iss are glad to announce that New Beat, an International Student Competition in … Continue reading

25 February 2016 · Leave a comment

10th International Shibori Symposium :: Call for Entries

The 2016 International Shibori Symposium will be co-chaired by Alejandro de Avila Blomberg – Director, Jardín Etnobotánico de Oaxaca and President of World Shibori Network (WSN), Yoshiko I. Wada. The theme of … Continue reading

3 February 2016 · Leave a comment

10iss, Oxaca, Mexico :: Call for Entry and Registration Now Open

We’re happy to announce that the registrations and select call for entry are now open for the 10th International Shibori Symposium at Oaxaca, Mexico! The 2016 International Shibori Symposium will … Continue reading

22 December 2015 · Leave a comment

Throwback Thursday :: Team WSN’s Oaxaca Diary

Earlier this year, WSN President Yoshiko Wada and team spent a week, planning and talking with host institutions and scouting  local venues in Oaxaca, Mexico. Oaxaca is internationally reputed for it’s vibrant and culturally diverse art, … Continue reading

17 December 2015 · Leave a comment