the romance of indigo - noorjehan bilgrami

On behalf of the Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design, fishcake will be hosting a talk with Pakistani artist Noorjehan Bilgrami, The Romance of Indigo, on Sunday, May 7th, 2017.

In her talk, Noorjehan will speak on the history of indigo dye, her love for and challenges with the dye, and the story of its revival in Pakistan and abroad since she reintroduced its use at KOEL, her atelier in Karachi, Pakistan, nine years ago.

Noorjehan is a visual artist, educator, textile designer, and researcher. Along with being the founder of KOEL, she is a founder of the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in Karachi, and has been a member of the Higher Education Commission for the Government of Pakistan. She has had group and solo shows at national and international venues. She has traveled extensively and lectured at universities and museums in the United States, Canada, Scandinavia, Australia, the Middle East, India, and Japan.

She will be participating in the artist residency program at Shangri La Museum from May 4th to 19th, 2017. Her exhibition is presented in partnership with the Honolulu Museum of Art, where her work will be on exhibit from May 18th to September 3rd, 2017. During her residency, she will install an exhibition titled Under the Molsri Tree at the Honolulu Museum of Art.

The talk will take place in the ‘hotbox’ located at the back of fishcake, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m and is free to the public. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

To reserve your seat, head to our eventbrite page to get your free ticket:

*guests who arrive without reserved seats will be asked to remain in the standing-only area

The Romance of Indigo: a talk with Noorjehan Bilgrami   
sunday, may 7th, 2017
3p-4:30p @ fishcake
307c kamani st, honolulu, HI, 96813
parking in Marie Louise lot - 331 kamani st

for more information, contact ph: 808.593.1231

*image from teleugu360


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