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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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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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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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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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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Article in Textile Asia Journal

My first international English publication of an article is out now! The Textiles Asia Journal was happy to add a shorter version of the three articles I wrote in Dutch …

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