MOLKALMURU's Adikegini Exhibition.
Photographs and Textiles Display.
Molkalmuru Design Revival and its impact on livelihood:
University of Iowa
South Asian Studies Programme: International
In collaboration with www.cartha.org
Presentation and discussion of
research material for
(Proposed for Spring 2015)
MOLKALMURU-A LOST HERITAGE
Unity in Diveristy: Indian Textiles’ Design Connections.
Tracing textile connections across continents.
Demonstration of saree wearing styles
An experiential workshop on draping a saree.
Sarees tell a Story:
Vimor’s Heritage Saree Collection
will include photos of original traditional saree designs (some around
100 years old) and its reproductions in fabric to showcase the forward
movement of the craft and its preservation.
Sunday 27th April 2014
India Canada Friendship Circle
Workshops and Discussions on Livelihood impact in textiles.
"Sarees Conversations." Digital Stories.
A community initiative to showcase NRI Women’s Heritage Saree
Collections and a discussion with Pavitra to help the owner understand
the motifs, the fabric, the region and weaving techniques involved in
Digital Stories of the ‘Saree Conversations’.
A collection of individual stories to be shared online. Starting
This programme will continue as an online exhibit as it will be
impossible to connect in person with the nearly 10 million Women of
"Gossamar of Soul"
by Nilimma Devi:
choreographed dance piece to Kabir's poem in Hindi.
Sutradhar Institute of
Dance & Related Arts Maryland USA.
Dance Choreography: 'Weaving Life" Work in Progress for 2015
goal is to put in place a channel to create sustainable and
economically viable, livelihood programmes for women weavers in
India and to engage with
women of India around the world to connect to the artisans
'Saree Conversations' will help individuals look at an affordable
option for considering preservation and reproductions of family
Through this interaction it will be
possible to create a custom new product like a stole or sarong from an
old design and thereby help preserve the craft/skills
and directly support a handloom weaver
"Power women to
If women are in
Can children be far behind?
Part of the funds
raised from this project
will go to support primary education initiatives in India.
get in touch with us
if you are interested in supporting primary education in your
village/hometown in India.
Email: women of india at
gmail dot com