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Arts & Theater
August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019
9:30 AM - 11:59 PM
Slow Fiber Studios Annex, 1825 Eighth Street, Berkeley, California, United States, 94710

About This Event

Hiroshi Murase was born 4th generation into a textile family of shibori-stencil pattern making artisans in the traditional shibori production center of Arimatsu / Narumi. He has been deeply rooted in the art of shibori his whole life, well versed in a wide rage of shibori techniques. An internationally respected artisan and an enterprising designer, he has more than 40 years experience in the textile field. Currently, Murase is the chairman of the acclaimed Suzusan corporation. Having assumed the reins of the family business in 1971, Hiroshi Murase is widely credited for the "Suzusan innovation" due to his passion and experience. EVENT DETAILS WORKSHOP  Shibori A-Z: Learn from a MasterMonday - Thursday, August 19 - 22, 20199:30 AM - 4:00 PMSlow Fiber Studios Annex | 1825 Eighth St, Berkeley, CA 94710$850.00 | Materials Fee Included Learn ancient shibori resist dyeing techniques from renowned Arimatsu artisan Hiroshi Murase, chairman of family-owned studio Suzusan. In this unique workshop you will learn to use a variety of traditional techniques and shibori tools to create your own hand dyed textiles masterpieces. The five day workshop will teach you to create the art of shibori using ancient and modern knowledge. You will explore with Mr. Murase how to design patterns, make stencils with and discover your inspiration into a creative process. You will also use modern methods to utilize natural indigo dyeing, including fulling wool substrates, selective degumming of sericin on silk, selective melting-off on metallic fabric and more. Please join us for this unique opportunity, detailed below. Registration includes materials fee for fabric, dyes, and dye equipment. Artist TALK Hiroshi Murase (translated by Yoshiko I. Wada)Sunday, August 18, 201910:00 AMSlow Fiber Studios Annex | 1825 Eighth St, Berkeley, CA 94710 View Slow Fiber Studios Event Policies for information on cancellations and refunds. For questions email us at [email protected]

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