The Brahma Tirta Sari batik studio explores the roots of Javanese traditional batik, continuing its essence in a contemporary spirit. The art of Agus Ismoyo and Nia Fliam, who founded BTS in 1985, expresses the traditional belief that the creative process can touch upon the sacred. Nia and Ismoyo have taught week-long workshops over the past two years at the Threads of Life Dye Studio in Ubud, Bali. We hope that in the near future there will be an opportunity to offer these workshops again.
Javanese philosophy speaks of kapti kerdating sukma, work created by the vibration of the soul. Dedication to this principal, including an understanding that such work must be collaborative, has given birth to the form of batik that is the signature of the studio.
This batik is mounted on a silk backing and has been prepared with a sleeve to slide in a piece of wood or bamboo for hanging.
Batik hand drawn, silk habitae, synthetic dyes. Silk backing with batik hand sewn. Size 210 x 55 cm / 82.5 x 21.5 in