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Summer Nights: Hapa-Zome Natural Dye Printing with Sajata Epps
A Japanese word meaning “leaf dye”, hapa-zome is a Japanese art form that creates stunning prints from natural dyes. In this workshop participants will be printing using fugitive dyes from fresh common house plants, flowers, and fruits. With the guidance of artist Sajata Epps and the pressure of a rubber mallet beautiful tie-dye like prints will emerge.
Materials will be provided by contactless pickup at the Staten Island Museum (details to follow).
Link to the Zoom invitation will be provided upon registration. If you are unable to attend the program during the scheduled time, all registrants will be provided with a link to the recorded zoom video which will be accessible for 72 hours.
Space is limited to 15 participants.
About the artist
Sajata Epps (aka SAJATA-E) is a sustainable clothing and textile designer running her lifestyle brand from the South Bronx. From yarn to dye, everything is manufactured in her studios by hand. Sajata-E makes a lot of the tools she uses to design but she also up-cycles used machines in order to create less waste in the world. Growing natural textile dyes is her passion and she does this in the comfort of lovely community farms she helps develop in the Bronx. Learn more about the artist here http://sajata-eford2bd.com/