ABOUT 

Nidiya Kusmaya​​ is a textile artist and researcher who works in a variety of textile materials and natural dyeing methods that could be applied to various art installations and products.

 

Currently, she is researching combining kitchen waste and other uncommon materials such as micro fungus and bacteria as colorants for textiles that are environmentally friendly. Through her research, she is aiming to extend the food chain into clothing material.

 

She travels a lot to some rural areas and Islands in Indonesia to educate and teach the craft people to explore new possibilities of natural dyeing for textile.