April 7-10, 2020
Four day Traditional Yoruba Adire and Tie Dye Indigo Workshop with Gasali Adeyemo. Using casava paste and traditional tie dye methods, learn the magic of traditional Yoruba indigo dye methods. Instruction on setting up an organic indigo vat will be provided as vats are prepared for use during the workshop. Students will learn symbols, applying resist using both casava paste and tying methods to create patterns on cotton fabrics while working with master indigo craftsman Gasali Adeyemo.
Materials included, additional supplies list will be provided for students, inlcuding masks, gloves, other personal safety materials.
This workshop and Gasali's time in Natchez is sponsored in part by Mississippi Arts Comission and the National Endowment for the Arts.