Aboubakar Fofana Artist-in-Residence

Botanical Colors is pleased to announce that we are hosting Aboubakar Fofana for a month-long 2022 artist-in-residency here in Seattle! Aboubakar will be teaching classes of West African traditional dyeing...

Video from LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Aboubakar Fofana

This week, we’ve got video from our live FEEDBACK FRIDAY featuring Aboubakar Fofana. We got to take a walk through Aboubakar’s art and life’s work through a visually stunning slideshow...

Donations for Aboubakar Fofana’s Indigo Farm

We’ve created a space for donations for Aboubakar Fofana‘s indigo farm. Please support his indigo farm in Mali, West Africa. Because of the Coronavirus, Aboubakar has lost all income from...

Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: The Color Association of the U.S. (+ Aboubakar Fofana Trunk Show!)

[email protected] After the CAUS presentation, our good friend Aboubakar Fofana joined us from his studio in France for a live Aboubakar Fofana trunk show! Any time you get to hear...

Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Indigo Master Dyer Aboubakar Fofana

This week’s FEEDBACK FRIDAY was with indigo master dyer and multidisciplinary artist Aboubakar Fofana. Aboubakar is based in Mali and France and updated us on his latest projects including cotton...

Botanical Colors Scholarship Donations

...without going to Mali, but the beautiful collaboration between Botanical Colors and Aboubakar Fofana made that happen.Under Aboubakars wing we learnt the traditional Malian art form of mineral mud dye...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...Colors. Does Aboubakar Fofana use the urine vat? Also, I see little evidence ever of indigo dyers using any devices to keep the vat warm, which is something I consider...

Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Ethnographic Fiber + Dyes with LaChaun Moore

...multidisciplinary artist Aboubakar Fofana. Aboubakar is based in Mali and France and will update us on his latest projects including cotton cultivation in Mali. He’ll also speak about his indigo...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY Marketplace

...cart Aboubakar Fofana Collection Feedback Friday Goods Aboubakar Fofana Collection Trunk Show $495.00 – $2,575.00 Select options Inks Indigo Varieties Botanical Colors Organic Indigo Ink $25.00 Add to cart Out...

Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Cara Marie Piazza

...Aboubakar Fofana. Aboubakar is a multidisciplinary artist and designer whose working mediums include calligraphy, textiles and natural dyes. He is known for his work in reinvigorating and redefining West African...