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Program

11 May 2019 10:00 - 12 May 2019 13:00

Blue Innovations: Contemporary Czech Indigo Prints Workshop

Step beyond the everyday and create fashion accessories using indigo dyed material with Czech designer and maker Alice Klouzková.

Acclaimed Czech fashion designer, curator and lecturer Alice Klouzková will take you to her world of traditional handcraft techniques and their use in contemporary fashion. After a brief introduction to the history of Czech indigo print production and current trends in the application of the techniques she will help you to design and create your own fashion accessories using this unique and beautiful indigo block printed material

All materials will be provided.

Age guidance: 18+

Tickets: £10

Dates:
Saturday 11 May 2019, 10am - 1pm Join waiting list   
Sunday 12 May 2019, 10am - 1pm Join waiting list     

Blue Innovations: Contemporary Czech Indigo Prints Workshop is part of the exhibition Blue Innovations and London Craft Week. The exhibition introduces traditional Czech indigo printing techniques for decorating fabric and the only two remaining block printing workshops in the Czech Republic via photography, video and the components used for printing. It also showcases contemporary indigo block printing production in the Czech Republic featuring the work of Alice Klouzková who employs traditional skills and techniques to create exceptional, high quality hand-made items in collaboration with some of the most talented and specialised craftspeople in the country. 


About Alice Klouzková
Alice Klouzková is an acclaimed Czech fashion designer, curator and lecturer whose main focus is on traditional handcraft techniques and their use in contemporary fashion. In her own artistic practice, she often employs indigo print, a technique she promotes herself worldwide. She is the curator of the successful Blue Innovations exhibition project, presenting contemporary trends in Czech indigo textile printing, which has already toured in Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary and Japan. She teaches at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague and heads the Studio of Fashion Design at Scholastika, the school of contemporary arts. She is also a co-founder of the SISTERCONSPIRACY brand specialising in designer menswear and the year 2016 saw the publication of her book Heritage: Tradition, Innovation, Fashionhttps://www.aliceklouzkova.cz/


Part of 
London Craft Week


 






http://london.czechcentres.cz/programme/travel-events/blue-innovations/
Venue:

Czech Centre London, 30 Kensiongton Palace Gardens, London W8 4QY

Date

From: 11 May 2019 10:00
To: 12 May 2019 13:00

Organizer:

Czech Centre


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