urban foraging

empty urban lot with grass, trees, rubble. In the background a mural of a little girl on the firewall of an apartment building
event | Workshop

Hidden Colours

  1. Inkmaking with Plants in Urban Space
  2. Käthe Wenzel
13 - 14 July 2024

Workshop on urban ink and dye extraction from plants, soil and waste.

90% of modern paints are made from petrochemical products. Until the 20th century, the local and more environmentally friendly production of natural paints was commonplace as a technology both in the studio and in the home. Even today, inks and paints can be made from materials collected in urban areas