Applications are now open for
Summer Workshop 2023
Birla Academy of Art and Culture
Junior Category –
Age – 8 – 15 years
Course: Natural Dyeing in Textiles
Workshop details: This summer, the workshop focuses on dye extraction from natural materials and aims at playful learning for children through participatory engagement with their natural surroundings. With emphasis on learning through observation, identifying the common household materials as potential substances used as dyes. It also aims to educate children about the history of natural dyes, its methodologies and the processes involved.
About the Facilitator: Ujjal Dey is a contemporary textile artist who graduated from Department of Textile and Design, Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan in 2017. Dey has been part of several workshops, camps and group exhibitions, including the ART Düsseldorf, India Art Fair 2023, GOONJ: An Abstract Continuum and the International Fiber Arts of Time Exhibition. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. from Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati University and is represented by Emami Arts.
His research into extraction methodologies of raw materials from locally available natural resources, developing dyes and pigments, using hand-paint, print, dyeing and resist techniques onto fabric remains a central to his practice.
Facilitator – Ujjal Dey
Dates – 23 – 28 May
Time: 3 PM – 5 PM
Duration of workshop – 6 days
Material cost – Rs. 2500/-
Application deadline – 16th May*
*Limited seats. Participation is based on early registrations and confirmed after the final payment.
To register please click on this Link