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yī zhí zài yòng bái zú de zhā rǎn gōng yì lái zuò de yì shù shè jì
一直白族扎染工艺艺术设计
I’ve been doing my art and design with the zaran(tie-dyeing) craft of Bai ethnic people
zài zhī qián méi yǒu rén zuò guò zhè jiàn shì qíng méi yǒu shén me jīng yàn tán
之前没有这件事情没有什么经验
There’s no experience because nobody did this before
suǒ yǒu de dōng xī dōu shì yào shǒu gōng zhì zuò
所有东西手工制作
All the things are made with my hands
yī biān zuò yī biān hǎo duō dōng xī zì rán ér rán jiù chū lái le
一边一边好多东西自然而然出来
Many works take shape naturally in the middle of creation
de běn kē yán jiū shēng dōu shì zài zhōng yāng měi shù xué yuàn de
本科研究生中央美术学院
I got both my B.A. and master’s degree in Central Academy of Fine Arts
dà lǐ zuò yún nán zhā rǎn de yán jiū shì yīn wèi yán jiū shēng de bì yè chuàng zuò
大理云南扎染研究是因为研究生毕业创作
I went to study zaran in Yunnan for my graduation portfolio
nà gè cūn zi shì quán yà zhōu zuì dà de bái zú cūn luò
那个村子亚洲最大白族村落
That was the biggest Bai ethnic village across Asia
kàn dào le zhā huā de bù zhòu nà zhǒng gǎn jué shì wán quán pū miàn ér lái de zhèn jīng
看到扎花步骤那种感觉完全扑面而来震惊
I was totally shocked when I saw the steps
zhè xiē jī lǐ fēi cháng fēng fù fù zá yǒu lì liàng
这些肌理非常丰富复杂力量
The texture was rich, complicated, and powerful
zhēn de kān chēng yì shù pǐn
真的堪称艺术品
It was art
gǎn jué zhè jiù shì yī zhí zài zhǎo de nà gè dōng xī
感觉就是一直那个东西
And I realized that was what I had been looking for
zài dú shū de liǎng nián dāng zhōng měi yī nián yǒu yī bàn de shí jiān huì zài nà biān
读书两年当中一年一半时间那边
During my two years in the graduate school, I spent half of my time there each year
cóng líng kāi shǐ tòng bìng kuài lè zhe
从零开始快乐
I started from scratch and the time was bittersweet
zǎo shàng yíng zhe cāng shān dào bàn shān yāo dào gōng fāng lǐ biān
早上苍山半山腰里边
In the morning I went to the workshop halfway up the Cang mountain
wǎn shàng gōng fāng dōu xià bān le
晚上下班
In the evening, the workshop closed
jiù yíng zhe ěr hǎi huí dào xiǎo lǚ diàn lǐ biān
洱海回到旅店里边
And I walked along the Erhai lake to return to the hotel
zuò de dì yī jiàn qí shí shì de bì yè chuàng zuò
第一件其实毕业创作
The first piece was actually my graduation work
jiù shì zhè gè shā fā
就是这个沙发
The sofa
xī wàng de zuò pǐn gèng yǒu zhāng lì
希望作品张力
I wish my works are more powerful
xiàng kàn dào de chù jiǎo
看到触角
Like the tentacles you see
gōng yì de zhè zhǒng yuán shǐ xiào guǒ gèng kuā zhāng gèng fàng dà
工艺这种原始效果夸张放大
I enlarge the craft’s original effect to make it more exaggerated
hái yǒu yī xiē shí yòng lèi de xiàng kào zhěn
还有一些实用靠枕
There’re some functional pieces such as cushions
yī dìng yào yòng zhí wù rǎn liào chún mián huò chún má
一定植物染料纯棉纯麻
You have to use plant dye and cotton or linen
yún nán nà biān chū shēng sān tiān de xiǎo yīng ér
云南那边出生三天婴儿
In Yunnan, people would dress a baby only three days old with clothes
tā men yuàn yì gěi chuān shàng bǎn lán gēn rǎn sè de xiǎo yī fú
他们愿意穿板蓝根染色衣服
Which are dyed with isatis root
yī wèi shōu cáng zhě tā jiā lǐ biān yǐ jīng yǒu hěn duō zuò de dōng xī le
一位收藏者她家里边已经很多东西
A collector has already collected a lot of my handicrafts
zuì jìn jiā lǐ zài zhuāng xiū
最近家里装修
Recently she is renovating her house
shuō hěn xiǎng shōu cáng yī jiàn jiā jù
收藏一件家具
And she says she really wants a piece of furniture made by me
hěn xǐ huān yuán xíng de yáo yǐ
喜欢圆形摇椅
She likes a round rocking chair very much
zuò zài lǐ miàn jiù xiàng zuò zài yī gè huā duǒ lǐ biān yī yàng
坐在里面坐在一个花朵里边一样
It’s like in a blossom when you sit in it
yī kuài zhā rǎn de shǒu xiān wǒ men yào zài shàng biān huà chū huā wén
一块扎染首先我们上边花纹
In order to create a piece of tie-dyed cloth
zài yòng zhēn xiàn huā wén fèng zhì qǐ lái
线花纹缝制起来
First you need to draw the pattern, and then make stitches with a needle and thread
zhā wán huā zhī hòu zhè kuài fàng dào shuǐ lǐ biān pào yī xià
之后这块放到里边一下
Next soak the cloth in water
zài fàng dào rǎn gāng lǐ miàn rǎn
放到染缸里面
And dye in a vat
wǒ men yào rǎn gāng jiǎo yún ràng lǐ miàn de huó jūn huó yuè qǐ lái
我们染缸搅匀里面活跃起来
You need to stir the liquid well in the vat to make the pigment more active
gēn jù wǒ men yào de yán sè de shēn qiǎn chéng dù què dìng wǒ men yào rǎn jǐ biàn
根据我们颜色深浅程度确定我们几遍
And you should decide how many times to dye based on the depth of the color you want
rǎn wán zhī hòu jìn xǐ gàn jìng
之后浸洗干净
Clean after dying
zhè zhǒng tiān rán rǎn liào hěn jiāo qì bào shài de huà huì yǐng xiǎng de zhe sè
这种天然染料娇气暴晒的话影响着色
Strong sun would affect the coloring as the natural pigment is really delicate
yīn gàn le yòng nà zhǒng dài yī gè xiǎo gōu zi de jiǎn dāo xiàn chāi kāi
阴干那种一个小钩子剪刀线拆开
After drying in the shade, cut the threads using a pair of scissors with a small hook
chāi kāi zhī hòu jiù shì zuì zhōng xiǎng yào de zhè kuài zhā rǎn
拆开之后就是最终想要这块扎染
Then open the cloth and that would be your final work
hòu miàn de zhè jiàn zhuāng zhì jiù shì duì dāng dài yì shù de zuì zǎo de yī gè cháng shì
后面这件装置就是当代艺术最早一个尝试
The device behind me is my earliest contemporary artwork
shì zài yún nán chuàng zuò chū lái de
云南创作出来
It was created in Yunnan
bái zú de zhè xiē ā yí zhè xiē fù nǚ
白族这些阿姨这些妇女
The Bai ethnic women
tā men zuì zhōng chéng xiàn gěi wǒ men zhè me zhuàng guān de gōng yì sī xiǎng
她们最终呈现我们这么壮观工艺思想
They show us such a magnificent craft and creative ideas
yǐ jí tā men gǔ zi lǐ miàn de nà zhǒng jiān rèn
以及她们骨子里那种坚韧
And their great toughness
dàn shì wǒ men dào yún nán dāng de kàn de yī kuài zhā huā bù jià gé bìng gāo
但是我们云南当地一块花布价格
But a piece of tie-dyed cloth is cheap in Yunnan
ràng yǒu diǎn jiē shòu bù le
有点接受不了
I can’t accept it
yòng bàn chéng pǐn wèi sù cái zuò de zuò pǐn
半成品素材作品
So I create with semi-product as the material
qí shí shì xiǎng ràng gèng duō de rén le jiě dào
其实了解
I want more people to know
zhè gè gōng yì qí shí zhōng jiān de huán jié shì zhè me de fēng fù duō cǎi
这个工艺其实中间环节这么丰富多彩
The skill has such a rich and colorful process
zhā qǐ lái de zhuàng tài de tú àn jiù shì zhòng xīn shè jì de
扎起来状态图案就是重新设计
The tied-up pattern was re-designed by me
wǒ huì zhe zhào piàn huí dà lǐ gěi tā men kàn
我会照片大理她们
When I returned to Dali to show them the picture
tā men kàn le zhī hòu shuō wa zhè gè hǎo piào liàng
她们之后这个漂亮
They were like ‘wow, it’s gorgeous’
zhè gè shì yá chǐ de zhā nà gè shì xiǎo méi huā de zhā
这个牙齿那个梅花
‘You use the mayachi skill here and the xiaomeihua skill there’
shì jué dé dà jiā shì dī gū le gōng yì de jià zhí de
觉得大家低估工艺价值
I think people underestimate the craft’s value
hái néng gòu bǎo liú dào jīn tiān de zhè xiē gōng yì
能够保留今天这些工艺
The crafts which are preserved until today
shì kě yǐ chēng dé shàng shì wǒ men guó jiā de cái fù
可以称得上我们国家财富
They are the treasure of our nation
jiē xià lái jì huà guì zhōu
接下来计划贵州
I’m planning a trip to Guizhou
xī wàng qián dōng nán qián xī nán gēn là rǎn gōng yì xiāng guān de shǎo shù mín zú
希望黔东南黔西南蜡染工艺相关少数民族
I want to go to the south-eastern and south-western parts of Guizhou
zǒu zǒu kàn yī kàn
看一看
To visit the ethnic groups which have the batik skill
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Postgraduate Lives in Mountains ,Evolving into a Top Craftswoman

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yī zhí zài yòng bái zú de zhā rǎn gōng yì lái zuò de yì shù shè jì

一直白族扎染工艺艺术设计

I’ve been doing my art and design with the zaran(tie-dyeing) craft of Bai ethnic people

zài zhī qián méi yǒu rén zuò guò zhè jiàn shì qíng méi yǒu shén me jīng yàn tán

之前没有这件事情没有什么经验

There’s no experience because nobody did this before

suǒ yǒu de dōng xī dōu shì yào shǒu gōng zhì zuò

所有东西手工制作

All the things are made with my hands

yī biān zuò yī biān hǎo duō dōng xī zì rán ér rán jiù chū lái le

一边一边好多东西自然而然出来

Many works take shape naturally in the middle of creation

de běn kē yán jiū shēng dōu shì zài zhōng yāng měi shù xué yuàn de

本科研究生中央美术学院

I got both my B.A. and master’s degree in Central Academy of Fine Arts

dà lǐ zuò yún nán zhā rǎn de yán jiū shì yīn wèi yán jiū shēng de bì yè chuàng zuò

大理云南扎染研究是因为研究生毕业创作

I went to study zaran in Yunnan for my graduation portfolio

nà gè cūn zi shì quán yà zhōu zuì dà de bái zú cūn luò

那个村子亚洲最大白族村落

That was the biggest Bai ethnic village across Asia

kàn dào le zhā huā de bù zhòu nà zhǒng gǎn jué shì wán quán pū miàn ér lái de zhèn jīng

看到扎花步骤那种感觉完全扑面而来震惊

I was totally shocked when I saw the steps

zhè xiē jī lǐ fēi cháng fēng fù fù zá yǒu lì liàng

这些肌理非常丰富复杂力量

The texture was rich, complicated, and powerful

zhēn de kān chēng yì shù pǐn

真的堪称艺术品

It was art

gǎn jué zhè jiù shì yī zhí zài zhǎo de nà gè dōng xī

感觉就是一直那个东西

And I realized that was what I had been looking for

zài dú shū de liǎng nián dāng zhōng měi yī nián yǒu yī bàn de shí jiān huì zài nà biān

读书两年当中一年一半时间那边

During my two years in the graduate school, I spent half of my time there each year

cóng líng kāi shǐ tòng bìng kuài lè zhe

从零开始快乐

I started from scratch and the time was bittersweet

zǎo shàng yíng zhe cāng shān dào bàn shān yāo dào gōng fāng lǐ biān

早上苍山半山腰里边

In the morning I went to the workshop halfway up the Cang mountain

wǎn shàng gōng fāng dōu xià bān le

晚上下班

In the evening, the workshop closed

jiù yíng zhe ěr hǎi huí dào xiǎo lǚ diàn lǐ biān

洱海回到旅店里边

And I walked along the Erhai lake to return to the hotel

zuò de dì yī jiàn qí shí shì de bì yè chuàng zuò

第一件其实毕业创作

The first piece was actually my graduation work

jiù shì zhè gè shā fā

就是这个沙发

The sofa

xī wàng de zuò pǐn gèng yǒu zhāng lì

希望作品张力

I wish my works are more powerful

xiàng kàn dào de chù jiǎo

看到触角

Like the tentacles you see

gōng yì de zhè zhǒng yuán shǐ xiào guǒ gèng kuā zhāng gèng fàng dà

工艺这种原始效果夸张放大

I enlarge the craft’s original effect to make it more exaggerated

hái yǒu yī xiē shí yòng lèi de xiàng kào zhěn

还有一些实用靠枕

There’re some functional pieces such as cushions

yī dìng yào yòng zhí wù rǎn liào chún mián huò chún má

一定植物染料纯棉纯麻

You have to use plant dye and cotton or linen

yún nán nà biān chū shēng sān tiān de xiǎo yīng ér

云南那边出生三天婴儿

In Yunnan, people would dress a baby only three days old with clothes

tā men yuàn yì gěi chuān shàng bǎn lán gēn rǎn sè de xiǎo yī fú

他们愿意穿板蓝根染色衣服

Which are dyed with isatis root

yī wèi shōu cáng zhě tā jiā lǐ biān yǐ jīng yǒu hěn duō zuò de dōng xī le

一位收藏者她家里边已经很多东西

A collector has already collected a lot of my handicrafts

zuì jìn jiā lǐ zài zhuāng xiū

最近家里装修

Recently she is renovating her house

shuō hěn xiǎng shōu cáng yī jiàn jiā jù

收藏一件家具

And she says she really wants a piece of furniture made by me

hěn xǐ huān yuán xíng de yáo yǐ

喜欢圆形摇椅

She likes a round rocking chair very much

zuò zài lǐ miàn jiù xiàng zuò zài yī gè huā duǒ lǐ biān yī yàng

坐在里面坐在一个花朵里边一样

It’s like in a blossom when you sit in it

yī kuài zhā rǎn de shǒu xiān wǒ men yào zài shàng biān huà chū huā wén

一块扎染首先我们上边花纹

In order to create a piece of tie-dyed cloth

zài yòng zhēn xiàn huā wén fèng zhì qǐ lái

线花纹缝制起来

First you need to draw the pattern, and then make stitches with a needle and thread

zhā wán huā zhī hòu zhè kuài fàng dào shuǐ lǐ biān pào yī xià

之后这块放到里边一下

Next soak the cloth in water

zài fàng dào rǎn gāng lǐ miàn rǎn

放到染缸里面

And dye in a vat

wǒ men yào rǎn gāng jiǎo yún ràng lǐ miàn de huó jūn huó yuè qǐ lái

我们染缸搅匀里面活跃起来

You need to stir the liquid well in the vat to make the pigment more active

gēn jù wǒ men yào de yán sè de shēn qiǎn chéng dù què dìng wǒ men yào rǎn jǐ biàn

根据我们颜色深浅程度确定我们几遍

And you should decide how many times to dye based on the depth of the color you want

rǎn wán zhī hòu jìn xǐ gàn jìng

之后浸洗干净

Clean after dying

zhè zhǒng tiān rán rǎn liào hěn jiāo qì bào shài de huà huì yǐng xiǎng de zhe sè

这种天然染料娇气暴晒的话影响着色

Strong sun would affect the coloring as the natural pigment is really delicate

yīn gàn le yòng nà zhǒng dài yī gè xiǎo gōu zi de jiǎn dāo xiàn chāi kāi

阴干那种一个小钩子剪刀线拆开

After drying in the shade, cut the threads using a pair of scissors with a small hook

chāi kāi zhī hòu jiù shì zuì zhōng xiǎng yào de zhè kuài zhā rǎn

拆开之后就是最终想要这块扎染

Then open the cloth and that would be your final work

hòu miàn de zhè jiàn zhuāng zhì jiù shì duì dāng dài yì shù de zuì zǎo de yī gè cháng shì

后面这件装置就是当代艺术最早一个尝试

The device behind me is my earliest contemporary artwork

shì zài yún nán chuàng zuò chū lái de

云南创作出来

It was created in Yunnan

bái zú de zhè xiē ā yí zhè xiē fù nǚ

白族这些阿姨这些妇女

The Bai ethnic women

tā men zuì zhōng chéng xiàn gěi wǒ men zhè me zhuàng guān de gōng yì sī xiǎng

她们最终呈现我们这么壮观工艺思想

They show us such a magnificent craft and creative ideas

yǐ jí tā men gǔ zi lǐ miàn de nà zhǒng jiān rèn

以及她们骨子里那种坚韧

And their great toughness

dàn shì wǒ men dào yún nán dāng de kàn de yī kuài zhā huā bù jià gé bìng gāo

但是我们云南当地一块花布价格

But a piece of tie-dyed cloth is cheap in Yunnan

ràng yǒu diǎn jiē shòu bù le

有点接受不了

I can’t accept it

yòng bàn chéng pǐn wèi sù cái zuò de zuò pǐn

半成品素材作品

So I create with semi-product as the material

qí shí shì xiǎng ràng gèng duō de rén le jiě dào

其实了解

I want more people to know

zhè gè gōng yì qí shí zhōng jiān de huán jié shì zhè me de fēng fù duō cǎi

这个工艺其实中间环节这么丰富多彩

The skill has such a rich and colorful process

zhā qǐ lái de zhuàng tài de tú àn jiù shì zhòng xīn shè jì de

扎起来状态图案就是重新设计

The tied-up pattern was re-designed by me

wǒ huì zhe zhào piàn huí dà lǐ gěi tā men kàn

我会照片大理她们

When I returned to Dali to show them the picture

tā men kàn le zhī hòu shuō wa zhè gè hǎo piào liàng

她们之后这个漂亮

They were like ‘wow, it’s gorgeous’

zhè gè shì yá chǐ de zhā nà gè shì xiǎo méi huā de zhā

这个牙齿那个梅花

‘You use the mayachi skill here and the xiaomeihua skill there’

shì jué dé dà jiā shì dī gū le gōng yì de jià zhí de

觉得大家低估工艺价值

I think people underestimate the craft’s value

hái néng gòu bǎo liú dào jīn tiān de zhè xiē gōng yì

能够保留今天这些工艺

The crafts which are preserved until today

shì kě yǐ chēng dé shàng shì wǒ men guó jiā de cái fù

可以称得上我们国家财富

They are the treasure of our nation

jiē xià lái jì huà guì zhōu

接下来计划贵州

I’m planning a trip to Guizhou

xī wàng qián dōng nán qián xī nán gēn là rǎn gōng yì xiāng guān de shǎo shù mín zú

希望黔东南黔西南蜡染工艺相关少数民族

I want to go to the south-eastern and south-western parts of Guizhou

zǒu zǒu kàn yī kàn

看一看

To visit the ethnic groups which have the batik skill

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