THE ART OF BATIK

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This lovely Batik workshop is set up in a quiet backyard in the south of Sri Lanka. Jazema is 73 and has been practicing the art of Batik for over 40 years. She now employs 5-6 women, her aim is to help keep the authentic Sri Lankan Batik tradition alive. The fine lines left behind from the cracked wax are ever changing and unique to each piece of fabric.

Hannah Mitchell