Palmarin Merges Artist Talk: Exploring the Textile Hive *Free

This talk will draw upon Palmarin Merges experience during her 3-month Textile Hive residency, where Palmrin accessed the physical and digital collection of 40,000 textiles housed at Textile Hive. Hear Palmarin discuss her process and see the inspiration behind alongside her new the artworks. Palmarin Merges is an artist whose work draws from the desire … Continue reading “Palmarin Merges Artist Talk: Exploring the Textile Hive *Free”

Sustainable Practices: Creating a Sense of Place with Local Natural Dyes

This seminar will explore beautiful examples of traditional Japanese textiles dyed with indigo, mud, lac, and sunflower. Learn the story of Oshima tsumugi kimono fabric, and see a range of colors made from different combinations of fibers, indigo, and enzymes on ikats, katazome, and shibori. Some of these dyes come from specific regions in Japan … Continue reading “Sustainable Practices: Creating a Sense of Place with Local Natural Dyes”