Biographical entry Flint, India (1958 - )
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Artist and Dyemaker
Textile artist and author India Flint practices and studies ecologically sustainable plant dyeing techniques. She works with cloth, paper, felt, weaving, stitch and bio-regionally gathered, ecologically sustainable dyes.
Her distinctive Eco-print, developed in the course of research for a Master of Visual Arts at the University of South Australia, has become a defining feature of India Flint's textile practice. While she has made details of the technique available in order to assist dye practitioners with colour assessment of eucalypts, it is on the understanding the process will not be used on a commercial basis.
Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions
- McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan, Where are the Women in Australian Science?, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/wisa/wisa.html. Details
- McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca, The Study of Australian Eucalypts, eScholarship Research Centre, 2013, http://www.eoas.info/eucalypts/index.html. Details
- Flint, India, Eco colour : botanical dyes for beautiful textiles, Murdoch Books, Millers Point, NSW, 2008, 238 pp. Details
- Fagg, Murray, 'Flint, India (1958 - )', Australian Plant Collectors and Illustrators, Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria (CHAH), 2010, http://www.anbg.gov.au/biography/flint-india.html. Details
- 'Flint, India (1958-)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1508890. Details
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