Online Workshop EXCLUSIVE FOR MEMBERS
Introduction to Indigo - Adire
Join this introductory workshop led by Abiola Onabule exploring the processes and cultural history of adire - the indigo-dyed patterned cloth made by Yoruba dyers in South-Western Nigeria.
Please note only Members can access this online workshop. Priority Booking is now open.
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This workshop is an introduction to indigo dyeing and the language of adire, the indigo-dyed patterned cloth made by Yoruba dyers in South-Western Nigeria.
Learn about a variety of adire cloths and their names, meanings and techniques as well as how to set up a simple indigo dye bath.
Discover Nigerian textile heritage and culture, and engage in a group discussion around race, identity and cultural narratives hidden within cloth.
Materials will be sent to all participants ahead of the workshop.
Priority Booking for Members is now open.
Suitable age range: 18+
Limited Capacity: 10 places available.
This is an online-only event.
Abiola Onabule is one of the 2020 Designers in Residence. She is a designer with a masters in womenswear from Central Saint Martins. Her work draws inspiration from her cultural heritage, through silhouette and explorations into fabrics steeped in Nigerian textile culture, investigated in a present-day context.