Monday, October 24, 2011

Kuala Lumpur International Batik and Convention 2011,9-11 December,1030hrs-1800hrs,KL Convention Centre,KL,Malaysia.

Organised by Yayasan Budi Penyayang Malaysia, the inaugural Kuala Lumpur International Batik (KLIB) Convention & Exhibition was held in 2005. With speakers from 15 different countries, that Convention was attended by some 500 people from various fields – artists, designers, students, lecturers, people in the batik and handicrafts industry, batik enthusiasts and aficionados. The Exhibition, which had a wide array of batik fashion and products, had some 10,000 visitors.

The Kuala Lumpur International Batik Convention (or KLIB Convention 2011) is designed to be aniconic event that showcases the multiple dimensions of Batik – art and craft, technique and technology, marketing and business – to the world.

The conference aims to be a platform to:

  • Develop an international network of Batik enthusiasts
  • Foster closer ties among batik producing countries
  • Create a forum for the batik craft and industry around the world
  • Share techniques, innovations technology and marketing strategies for batik craft and industry
  • Focus on the long term relevance, growth, progress and prominence of the batik craft and industry internationally.

In essence, the Convention will exemplify the coming together of the traditional and contemporary aesthetics in Batik art and craft, cutting edge technology and market-driven business strategies for the world to view and share.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Learn Shibori Techniques by Eddie Yap

Shibori is a resist dyeing techniques from Japan that results in wonderful interplay of colour and texture.
Learn Shibori techniques by Eddie Yap,10 Dec 2011 at Galeri Petronas,KLCC,KL.
Admission RM 100 per person.Seats Are limited.

**For registration and further information,please contact Rofiah Sulaiman at +60323311228 or e-mail

Art programme at Galeri Petronas,KLCC,KL

Art programmes at Galeri Petronas,KLCC,KL
20 Okt 2011,1500hrs-teaching Fashion Design by Prof.Madya Kalsom Muda
27 Okt 2011,1500hrs-Fine art skills in developing creative clothing by Associate Prof.Hasnol Jamal Saidon [USM],Prof.Najib [UMK] dan Prof.Sulaiman Ghani [UiTM]
29 Okt 2011,1400hrs-The basics of shoe design and foot anantomy by Ramli Ismail [UMK]
4 Nov 2011,1730hrs-The basics of product and commercial photography by Puah C.K
9 Nov 2011,1500hrs-Dressing for Stage,The costume designer and his design by Akma Suriati dan A.Sam Palal
20 Nov 2011,1100hrs-Forecasting future fashion trends by Dr.Lucy Jones,University of East London

For registration and further information,please contact Rofiah Sulaiman at +60323311228 or e-mail
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