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About Me

Ummi Junid (b. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) is a Malaysian batik artist and a natural dyer. She explores and shares her love of natural dye in various way by looking beyond the current take-make-waste industrial model. She completed her MA in Textile Design focusing on kitchen waste dye. She is currently on a mission to share her work through various platforms on slow crafted processes, particularly looking beyond traditional batik and natural dye making.

Exhibitions & Residencies


2021-2022

Wise Waste

CENDANA Malaysia

Create Now Funding 2021

2021-2022
Trash <–>Treasure
The Anteros Gallery

Norwich, United Kingdom
Artist in residence/Co-Organiser,
Trash <–> Treasure, Malaysia + United Kingdom

www.projektrashtreasure.com

 

2019

Material Matters

The SGA

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Group Exhibition

www.shaliniganendra.com

Media & Interview

Malaysian artists transform trash into artwork

The Star Malaysia.2021

‘Raw, imperfect but honest’: are natural dyes fashion’s future?

Article published by South China Morning Post (SCMP).2020

The Peak Expert: Indigo

Peak Magazine Malaysia & Singapore.2019

Professional History (Textile)

International Conference on Material Culture (ICMC)

Sunway University, Malaysia

Virtual Exhibitor 2021

Keynote: 'My Journey of Batik itu Bakti'

Project Collaborator

Microplastic Detection ( i-Teams )

University of East Anglia | 2019-2020

Malaysian Experts

International Natural Dyes Workshop

Royal Tenun Pahang Foundation 2019