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FDS presents An Evening with The Indigo Master- Aboubakar Fofana

Posted on May 14, 2015 by andrea

Aboubakar Fofana is considered one of the world’s leading exponents of fermented indigo dyeing and mineral mud-dyeing. He regularly travels the world showing his textiles and artworks, giving workshops and lectures. His work is motivated by a love for the natural world, cycles and rhythms, and a deep concern for the environment. His vision to share the luxury and beauty of goods produced using indigenous West African materials and techniques whilst helping to reinvigorate and sustain important traditions. Aboubakar will discuss his passion for indigo and the techniques and methods covered in the production of his artworks and sublime textiles.

Poster JPEGAdmission is $10. If you would like to attend the evening you with need to download and complete the Credit Card Authorisation Form.

Please return this form to the following email address: si.fashiondesignstudio@det.nsw.edu.au Seating is strictly limited and therefore tickets will be issued on a first to pay/ first served basis. Payment receipts will be issued on the evening.

Further details regarding Aboubakar’s work can be found via the following links:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/07/garden/reviving-a-dyeing-technique.html?_r=1

http://www.daraartisans.com/collections/artisan-aboubakar-fofana

http://www.vogue.com/946832/aboubakar-fofana-indigo-dye-designs-atelier-courbet/#1