My exposure to textiles began in 1992, when I took a course in batik, the ancient wax resist dyeing technique. I immediately fell in love with the process, especially because of the dynamic effect of the flow of hot wax, the concept of layering and the surprises that the process offers. The quick empathy I found with batik allowed me to focus almost exclusively on this practice on fabric and on paper for many years, until I started to expand my work towards other printing and dyeing methods which I have continued exploring until today.
My practice has always been accompanied by research into the history of manually produced textiles as well as some field trips to textile communities in different parts of the world, mainly in India. I am interested in seeing how these artistic manifestations are so strongly related to the cultural aspects of their original places. In that way I feel I am able to insert…
- Born on September 14
- Joined January 31, 2010