Indigo Jam

June  2019

Community Indigo JAM and Shibori SOCIAL


Led by Yoshiko I. Wada & Ana Lisa Hedstrom
Saturday, 15 June 2019| Slow Fiber Studios Annex
$18 WSN Members | $25 Non-Members


This is an open invitation from Slow Fiber Studios Annex to celebrate shibori and indigo!

Bring your to natural fiber project (no T-shirts or Jeans or anything bulky and heavy) and personally engage with Yoshiko I. Wada and Ana Lisa Hedstrom.

You hear firsthand about Ana Lisa’s newest DVD, ARASHI II: New Patterns and Possibilities & kakishibu (persimmon tannin) dyeing.  Take advantage of casual instruction on how to use tools and materials for shibori techniques and the use and maintenance of natural indigo vat, gain personal feedback and advice from Yoshiko and Ana Lisa, and meet fellow dyers in the area over communal, organic indigo dye vats. 


Leading Artists: Yoshiko I. Wada and Ana Lisa Hedstrom

03872ppi1920PxTrun18AusstellungFotosAlexandraCoray.jpg Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada is an artist, curator, textile scholar, president of World Shibori Network, founder of Slow Fiber Studios, producer of the Natural Dye Workshop film series, and co-chair of the 1st – 11th International Shibori Symposiums. A Berkeley resident since 1973, she continues to lead a wide range of workshops, lectures, tours, and international symposia, emphasizing sustainability, tradition, and innovation in design.


Hedstrom portrait

Ana Lisa Hedstrom’s signature Shibori textiles are in the collections of the Cooper Hewitt, the Museum of Craft and Design, and the De Young Museum.  Recent exhibitions include Shibori: Fusion and Diffusion at Tama University, Tokyo, The Box Project at the Textile Museum, Washington DC; and a one person show at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art. In 2019 her work has been displayed in four bus shelters in Emeryville, Ca. She has received two NEA grants and is a fellow of the American Craft Council.