ISLAMABAD: Indonesian Embassy in Islamabad would organize a Batik Exhibition “Indonesian Batik: A Cultural Beauty” that would run thru 11-13 October 2021, and displays a fine collection of batik and batik products. The Exhibition would be inaugurated by the Indonesian Ambassador Adam Tugio at 15:00 hrs on Monday, October 11, 2021 at the “Batik Studio” Centaurus Mall, Islamabad.
Batik is among the most recognizable manifestations of Indonesia’s cultural heritage and it is one of the world’s most treasured arts. Batik is an ancient method of decorating textiles through dye resistance. Boosted by the dynamic development of aesthetics and technology its fascinating and intricate colorful eye catching designs are becoming even more widespread and appreciated worldwide especially in fashion whether it is traditional or modern.
Batik by all means has the potential to serve as a powerful medium to enhance cultural linkages between Indonesia and Pakistan. “Indonesian Batik Exhibition” is being organized with the spirit of transmitting values and inspiring innovative ideas and skill development in creative mediums and fashion industry and would be an opportunity for the art & design enthusiasts to inspire their aesthetics talent.
Batik has also been added to the Representative List of UNESCO’s World Intangible Cultural Heritage by recognizing Indonesia as the origin and home to this exclusive art form and an historical fabric of human civilization.