Erroll Pires Neilson, the world renowned Camel Braiding Master who revived this technique into contemporary which the world follows now. A Graduate of NID and former Head of Textiles, NID Ahmedabad has dedicated his life for this particular Craft. Erroll has revived the “Art of braiding” through 27 years of extensive work and have exhibited nationally and internationally at United States, and several countries in Europe including United Kingdom, and his pieces are part of the permanent collection in Whitworth Museum in Manchester, besides creating masterpieces in braiding he has tirelessly taught and shared this great art with students and researchers of various universities and institutions across the world, so that it can be fully revived and brought into mainstream textile industry. He is also known as the last living legend in India to know Camel Braiding.
Today this technique is one of most innovative technique for creating seamless garments, lifestyle products & fashion accessories using single or two yarns. It can help in reducing the process of making it possible to create garments and multi-purpose products using single technique. Hence, expenditure on manufacturing infrastructure is almost Nil and needs human calibre to calibrate it. This also creates these techniques amongst “Fashion without guilt” as it doesn’t have any carbon footprint, no pollution and is completely environment friendly and can help fight climate change. Perhaps the only “Sustainable Fashion” in the world. This technique in particular can avoid material wastage, issues in garment fitting and creates responsible production models.
Camel Ply-Split Braiding technique is the only form of Craft that has surpassed Technology and Machines today, and has helped eliminate all processes in Textiles and Apparels including printing, dyeing, processing, pattern-making, construction by creating garments and accessories that has “Seamless and Timeless” appeal, no technology is yet developed as counter to camel braiding to create seamless garments & products. This workshop is must for every fashion, design and textiles student, researcher, faculty and professionals, who want a fashion product to be Innovative and sustainable with no wastage, universal fitting, organic fibres and responsible production. The camel ply-split braiding in true sense is a futuristic craft evolved from the elements of past. In interior & architecture these braided surfaces can act as partition and other structural elements, and for furniture and product design it can be used extensively and widely for various purposes.
21-Apr-2018 to 22-Apr-2018
Last Date of Registration
Art & Craft, Creative Thinking
10:00 AM – 05:00 PM
INR 5000/- including(material and lunch)
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