Nov 17th 2018

Indigo Dye

@ Japanese Culture Center

1016 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

Opening Saturday, November 17th, from 1 - 4

Yumuko Workshop at the Japanese Culture Center

Experience wabi sabi philosophy and aesthetics

Learn and practice organic indigo dying and Japanese stitch resist shibori

Create a Japanese textile called a Tenugui (Tenugui is known as the cloth without limits)

Engage wabi sabi through Japanese film and writing exercise

“Like zen, wabi-sabi is a concept best understood through experience.”


Yumuko Workshop is a social practice studio engaging in sustainability, longevity, and mindfulness in textiles practices. Creative Director and Founder, Lindsay Brock Coulter obtained her MA in Art Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she pursued an intersection of social practice, sustainability, and fashion theory. She developed a foundation in Japanese philosophy and aesthetics by way of an intensive indigo praxis. Currently, she lives and works in Chicago and New York.

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