colour events london…blue alchemy, stories of indigo

Karen Haller 01
Karen Haller

Following the successful meeting BLUE – the World’s Favourite Colour, the Colour Group GB is hosting a soiree with a special screening of the new feature length film by Mary Lance. Blue Alchemy: Stories of Indigo is a feature-length documentary about indigo, a blue dye that has captured the human imagination for millennia.

It is also about remarkable people around the globe who are reviving indigo in projects that are intended to improve life in their communities, preserve cultural integrity, improve the environment, and bring beauty to the world. After the screening there will be refreshments and a chance to ask questions and discuss the film and the work it shows.

Jenny Balfour-Paul, author of the just published book Indigo: Egyptian Mummies to Blue Jeans was a consultant on the film and will be present and will sign copies of the book.

Following are two trailers to the film to whet your appetite! If you are not able to see the videos, just press F5 to refresh the page.

BLUE ALCHEMY: Stories of Indigo Trailer from Mary Lance on Vimeo.

Blue Alchemy: Stories of Indigo trailer 2 from Mary Lance on Vimeo.

Details of the event:
Wednesday 7 March 2012 at 18.30
Where: Northampton Suite, City University, Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB
Fee: By ticket purchased at the door – £6 including wine and nibbles
Pre-register: Best to pre-register as space is limited and they can get enough bottles in! You can register via the Colour Group GB website.

Hope to see you there. I’ve been asked to pour out the wine so do come over and say hello!

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