Operating underthe name MannCra Studio, Prach Niyomkar, alsoknown as Mann, nds his true calling as a natural indigoand dye specialist working from his hometown of Sakon Nakhon. As a textiles artist, Prach keeps alive ai traditional indigo dyeing while embarking on research to make it relevant to his contemporaries. In addition to mastering the art of fabric dyeing through working with the grandmas and aunties who hold this knowledge, he has also extended his mindto exploring natural dye paintwork on paper, wood, leather, ceramics, and various other materials. True to his philosophy“no machinecan ever replace cra smanship,” heis constantly on a mission to venture throughout ailand and beyond to spread his knowledge through workshops and presentations. He collaborates o en and with incredible results. His work with Vickteerut last year, for example, is testament to how far indigo can go.