FJWU, Indonesian Embassy organizes “Batik Workshop”

Founder Editor Tazeen Akhtar..

Rawalpindi(Staff Reporter)the Department of Fine Arts, Fatima Jinnah Women University, is organized a two days, Batik Workshop from 19-20 March  with  Collaboration of  Indonesian Embassy.

Vice Chancellor FJWU Dr. Samina Amin Qadir, said that it’s a great channel of communication between Indonesia and Pakistan, and we thanks Mr. Deny Tri Basuki that he share his cultural  heritage with us and its beautiful experience, also we learn a new techniques and found a great diversity in Indonesian culture .

Mr. Deny Tri Basuki (counselor of Indonesian Embassy) said that the workshop was aimed to introducing about Batik techniques and organized to promote the art, culture and entertainment industry of Indonesia in Pakistan. Also he thanks Vice Chancellor FJWU Dr. Samina Amin Qadir that she gives Indonesian Embassy chance for this great workshop.

Guests for Closing Ceremony are Mr. Deny Tri Basuki (counselor of Indonesian Embassy), Madam Rita S. Amri, Spouse of Indonesian Ambassador, and Dr. Uzaira Rafique (Dean of Science and Technology). The trainers from Indonesia are Ms. Forma, Mr. Koswara and Mr. Kusuma and coordinator Mr.Nadeem from Indonesian Embassay.

A lot of students participated in this workshop and learned all techniques of Batik like how to draw a pattern (Design), to make Batik, selected areas of the cloth are blocked out by brushing or drawing hot wax over them, and the cloth is then dyed. The parts covered in wax resist the dye and remain the original color then after that washing and drying process. Madam Rita S. Amri, Spouse of Indonesian Ambassador distributed certificates among students of the workshop.

Vote of thanks presented by department incharge of Fine Arts Dr.Suriyya Choudary. At the end of workshop Vice Chancellor FJWU Dr. Samina Amin Qadir, presented souvenir to Mr. Deny Tri Basuki (counselor of Indonesian Embassy), and  Madam Rita S. Amri.