Dilyara Kaipova, Scream (detail), 2020.

Blog Post Tag: Ikat

Dilyara Kaipova: Re-invention of Ikat Tradition

August 27, 2021 5:00 am

“I sincerely believe that traditional folk art in Uzbekistan, of which there are many types, is not frozen or canonical, it is a living organism that develops according to its own laws. We can not influence, preserve or protect it, we can not control it. We are fond of talking about “preserving traditions” or about …

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Warp & Weft

November 3, 2017 9:00 am

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup is for all our weavers out there–with articles ranging from traditional to contemporary practices, processes, and political statements. 1) “The History of Ikat” by Anna Hoffman expores the trendiness and history of ikat and its origins from Southeast Asia, to South America, to the Middle East and beyond (via Apartment …

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9ISS Tour = Special Access to Textiles + Experts In China

August 19, 2015 3:15 pm

9th International Shibori Symposium (Fall 2104) in Hangzhou, China, opened unprecedented access to Chinese textile history and practice for 250 international participants from 15 countries. Get a taste of the experience for yourself – and find out what impressions endured after this once-in-a-lifetime journey – from artist/educator Amy Putansu. …

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