Common misconception #1:

 Batik are textiles with distinctive traditional Javanese motif.




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Batik Remnants

The staining of wax on paper within the process of the removal of wax from the cloth leaves remnants of the Batiked motif. The cloth no longer resist, the wax is completely removed from the material itself. Not one, but separated. The only thing that connects the two, are the traditional motifs. 

The deconstruction of this process allows us to pause and read on what is transitioning, removed and resisting within the Batik cloth. This visual evidence of process also allows us to  focus on the traditional Javanese Batik motif itself. The prints are documenting. The wax are traces left behind, forgotten. The motifs are dissapearing.