4th China Study Tour: Shanghai & Surrounds + Natural Dye Forum or Hangzhou...

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4th China Study Tour: Shanghai + Natural Dye Forum or Hangzhou + Yi Minority Autonomous Region

Led by Yoshiko I. Wada

Official Dates TBA

Tour A: May 2019 [Dates TBD]
Shanghai → surrounding areas in Jiangsu → Jin Ze Town → Suzhou
Tour B: May 2019 [Dates TBD]
Accomodations in Hangzhou during Biennale of Natural Dye Conference (BoND)

Tour C:
17 May 2019 [Dates TBD]
Yi Minority Autonomous Region in Souwthwest China → Kunming, Yunnan

Led by Yoshiko I. WadaYoshiko Iwamoto Wada, founder of World Shibori Network and producer of the Natural Dye Workshop film series, leads the 4th China Study Tour to immerse in art, craft, and culture through cities of Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang with traditional highlights at Jin Ze Art Centre and TUBU island weaving village, attend the initiated Biennale of Natural Dyes at the China National Silk Museum in Hangzhou, and explore first-hand the lives of minority groups in the Yi Minority Autonomous Region, including Sichuan, Guizhou, and Yu nnan.

Registration + Deposits

Please carefully read Slow Fiber Studios Study Tour Policies. Study Tours are only open to World Shibori Network members. Learn more about membership privileges on the World Shibori Network Membership website.

Registration includes transport between cities and venues, accommodations, entrance fees to museums and historical sites, and select meals.

Purchasing a deposit guarantees you a place in this program. When tour registration opens, the full deposit will be applied to the registration cost.

Refund Policy

View Slow Fiber Studios refund policies on the Study Tour Policies page. Contact us at staff@yoshikowada.com to request a refund.


Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada

Yoshiko is an artist, curator, textile scholar, president of World Shibori Network, founder of Slow Fiber Studios, producer of the Natural Dye Workshop film series, and co-chair of the 1st – 11th International Shibori Symposiums. A Berkeley resident since 1973, she continues to lead a wide range of workshops, lectures, tours, and international symposia, emphasizing sustainability, tradition, and innovation in design.

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