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Sat, May 06



Indigo Resist Workshop Weekend

Blue Light Junction’s founder Kenya Miles will lead us in a weekend of Indigo dye activities and discussion. Kenya is an artist, natural dyer and urban farmer and her textile work explores the interconnectedness of land, community and ancestors using techniques both ancient and contemporary.

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Indigo Resist Workshop Weekend
Indigo Resist Workshop Weekend

Time & Location

May 06, 2023, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Compton, 544 W Raymond St, Compton, CA 90220, USA


About The Event

Our weekend begins with making an indigo “mother” in preparation for the indigo vat on Friday afternoon. On Saturday we will learn resist techniques with wax based on West African batik techniques Kenya learned during her time in Ghana. Once fabric is prepared participants will immerse their fabric in indigo. Sunday we will close  with a reveal of the work and discussion on how these ancient techniques are made relevant through continued practice, innovation and experimentation.


  • Saturday WORKSHOP

    Saturday workshop from 9AM - 3PM Includes snacks, Indigo vat access, small material test strips. Bring your own material to work on. NO large sheets or blankets

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  • Sunday Discussion

    Discussion and reveal takes place from 10-1 Joins us for tea and talk!

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    Learn techniques and reasons for making an iron vat We will meet from 3pm - 6pm

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