Class Name :
Ajrakh Resist Printing • TXSK173W65
Class Date :
October 30 - October 30
Meeting Times :
Mon 10am-5pm (1 session)
Class Location :
Room 101 & Sketch Garden
About this Class:
Visiting artist Sufiyan Khatri will be leading a one day workshop on the art of Ajrakh relief printing. Derived from ajrak ‘blue’ in Arabic and Persian, this relief printing style consists of using natural dyes and washed fabric to design and create patterns. This workshop will include demonstrations on the history and art of Ajrakh as well as a hands-on project.
Students will create and take home a 22x22" printed and dyed work of art
At the museum
The Honolulu Museum of Art presents Trade Cloth from the Coromandel Coast from October 19, 2017-April 8, 2018 in the textile gallery featuring painted cloths that were highly coveted and traded to Indonesia. In partnership with the East West Center, and their exhibition “Irresistible Resist, ” an Indian textile exhibition from, October 29, 2017-February 11, 2018, visiting artist Sufiyan Ismail Khatri will share the history of Ajrakh, which his family has practiced for nine generations. He comes from Ajrakhpur Village in the city of Bhuj in the Kutch District of Western India.
Image by Sufiyan Khatri
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