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Plant dye at Island

färgning island Gudruns studio islandLinda Worbin have explore traditional plant dyes from Gudrun Bjarnadóttirs in her studio in Borgarfjörður, Iceland. Gudrun is also a teacher of botany at the Agricultural University of Iceland.

The objective with the workshop is to learn old traditional plant dyeing techniques, and place / develop them in a contemporary perspective to question our relationship to color. This is a part of the project Irreversible Dynamic Textile Pattern

Thanks to Tekoutbildningarnas stipendiefonder, Västra Sveriges Tekoförenings stipendiefond for funding.

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