Living Blue is the project blog for the joint collaboration between Swinburne University of Technology, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, and National Institute of Design to explore the cultural values associated with the production and use of natural dyes in Indigenous Australia, China and India.
The team leaders consist of:
- Dori Tunstall, Associate Professor of Design Anthropology (Swinburne University of Technology)
- HANG Hai, Professor of Graphic Design (China Central Academy of Fine Arts)
- Dr. Karen Elizabeth Hughes, Lecturer Indigenous Studies (Swinburne University of Technology)
- Vilvapathy Sakhtivel, Faculty, Textile and Apparel Design (National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad)
This blog will be used to communicate among the Australian, Chinese, and Indian students participating in the National Institute of Design’s International Open Elective Program in June-July 2014.