Sharjah Art Foundation

Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present

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Natural dye, 2019, Sharjah art foundation.

Session Description

Natural Dye Making
Ages 11–15

Date: Friday to Sunday, 17–19 February 2023
Timings: 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Location: Collection Building, Arts Square
Languages: English and Arabic

SB15 artist Veronica Ryan employs seed pods, fruits, plants and natural dyes in her reflections on her Afro-Caribbean heritage. In this three-day course, explore the processes for making these kinds of dyes from plants, food scraps and other natural ingredients. Learn important techniques for extracting colours from nature, painting with natural dyes and dyeing fabric.


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Sharjah Art Foundation is committed to making its programmes as inclusive and accessible as possible. Kindly contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) in advance to arrange any support needed during this session. Support could include ramps for wheelchairs, reserved seats for those with hearing impairments to read lips, and sign language interpreters for talks and symposia.

This event is free and open to the public. All materials are provided by Sharjah Art Foundation.