winning project, Hakka Affairs Council, Taiwan


SanXia, Taiwan

New York, U.S.A.

NanTong, China


Funded by the Hakka Affairs Council I explored ways to add motif, texture and pattern to fabric. The main focus of this period of investigation was to explore traditional natural dyeing techniques. In Nantong, China, I apprenticed artisans who are experts in dyeing with soybean paste.

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indigo, Sanxia Taiwan

indigo, NanTong China

stencil process
applying soy bean paste
soy bean paste dried
indigo Nantong, Shanghai

© Tsai-Chun Huang, 2020