Dye Hard: A blend of fabric dying methods

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Dye Hard: A blend of fabric dying methods

Based on a virtual tour of multiple societies the world over; From hair dyeing through fabric dyeing to shoe dyeing, dyeing is an old practice from different societies; We discover dyeing techniques from different societies; capped with an ‘11 day’ participatory & exploratory tour of Kano-Nigeria by ‘Travel-Learn’ Participants

It makes common sense that types of dyes used by different societies were from sources situated around them. There is an increasing interest in sustainable fashion, inciting additional knowledge of the art of natural dyeing.

With preliminary studies available, we are mostly interested in taking Travel Learn participants through a virtual 'society to society' methodology, pros and cons, a variety of materials used. Finally, we sit down to benchmark the dyeing practices form multiple societies, getting the modus operandi at Nigeria's 500-year-old dye tradition base, Kano, an industry that's currently under threat of survival.