Batik Research Exercise

This Batik Research Exercise, International Provenance Research Day Edition, is based on the Batik Research Workshop created for and given during the exhibition ‘Masa depan Batik | Future of Batik’ …

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Provenance of the Prankemon sarongs

Publication ‘Provenance #4’ by Wereldmuseum (former NMvW) is out now! “Carolina Josephina von Franquemont (1817-1867) is a prominent name within the batik textile community. She is seen as the first …

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Talkshow guest on SEA Today

On 17 November 2023 I made my live talkshow debut on SEA Today News. I was contacted about a week before if I wanted to join the show through zoom …

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Masa depan Batik | Future of Batik recap

So actually since 2021 this exhibition, Masa depan Batik | Future of Batik has been in the making. After I was invited by artist Shishani to join their amazing project …

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Upcoming Batik Workshops

Vanwege de vele verzoeken die ik krijg, dankjulliewel, ga ik batikworkshops dichter bij huis organiseren in Utrecht. Er is plek voor maximaal 12 deelnemers per workshop. Voor groepen kan een …

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Oh, That Batik Bolk

A Weekend with Sabine Bolk 10 – 12 November 2023 at aNERDgallery 29 Perak Road, Singapore Singapore Sabine Bolk is a Dutch batik artist-researcher who has been exploring Batik since 2009. …

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Masa depan Batik | Future of Batik 

Exhibition by Sabine Bolk at Erasmus Huis in Jakarta, Indonesia from 21 October 2023 until 20 January 2024 Masa depan Batik is the latest exhibition by Dutch artist and batik researcher Sabine …

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Batik & Kebaya op de Tong Tong Fair 2023

Laurens Tan en Sabine Bolk bekijken Batik tijdens het spreekuur, TTF 2022. Photo door Hans Kleijn Dit jaar zal de Batik Stand wederom aanwezig zijn op de Tong Tong Fair. …

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OP ZOEK NAAR WITTE KEBAYA’S

Hoeveel kebaya’s/kebaja’s had jouw (voor)moeder? En waren die allemaal wit? Misschien heb je er nog eentje of meer liggen, in de kamferkist of linnenkast. En wie weet wil je die …

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19 August – Zaanse Folklore day

On Saturday 19 August I am invited to share about Batik during the Zaanse Folklore day held at the Zaanse Schans from 10am till 17pm. I will be sharing information …

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Design for Javanese women event

Legien Warsosemito-Schenk & Stijn Schenk reached out to me asking if I wanted to design, or create, a batik inspired motif for their event. The event held on 17 June …

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Research report on Prankemon Green

So excited to finally share this. In the making since I started my position as a Research Associate at Research Center for Material Culture (RCE) in 2019. To research and …

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World Stories on Batik

My two world stories for the National Museum of World Cultures on Batik got published. One focusses on the making: Worldwide loved and worn but how is Batik made with …

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