西非蠟染 Wax print


西非蠟染是世上其中一種具有豐富文化價值的染布方法。蠟染工藝是非洲婦女間生活及溝通的一部分,而且她們透過布料把自己的創作意念及信息傳播到世界不同地方。


染料以Batik技術製成,常見的布料樣式有動物、人像及幾何圖案等,其中非洲不同品種的植物,更成為蠟染圖案的創作靈感。西非蠟染工藝經常採用土紅、土黃、褐色為主色的暖色色彩,形成非洲獨有的布料作品。


African wax print fabrics is a major form of expression that Africans use to define themselves. The bright, brash and unusual combinations of colors produced by batik resist dyeing technique become recognizable icons throughout the world.


Its designs are inspired from daily life, varies from animals to human, and from geometric patterns to flowers. Reddish brown, yellowish brown and brown are always adopted in batik.

Batik can be regarded as a bridge for African women to communicate since they will convey their messages and wishes through the cloth.



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