Aizome: Japanese Indigo

October 17, 2017
6:30 pmto8:00 pm

 

 

aizome, Japanese indigo, Japan Foundation, The Nippon Club, NYC, Japan, Sayaka Toyama

Aizome: Japanese Indigo

Tuesday, October 17 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

The Nippon Club – 145 W. 57th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)

Admission: $15 at the door (cash or check only)

Indigo’s history goes back more than 6,000 years. In this special event co-presented by the Nippon Club and the Japan Foundation, New York, Sayaka Toyama, founder of art studio Curious Corners, will introduce the history of Aizome, Japanese indigo, and demonstrate shibori, a type of resist dyeing, as well as dyeing fabric with Yamato indigo.

After the lecture-demonstration, participants will be able to try their hands at dyeing Japanese washi paper. The lecture will be in English.

RSVP required. To reserve your seat, please send an email to jpcourse@jfny.org or call 212.489.0299 (x154).