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Various artists and designers at the DDW 2019 have been exploring the use of natural dyes as an alternative for the polluting colours from the textile industry. An almost forgotten ancient tradition, which is still very much alive in India.
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Diwali is the time to lit earthen diyas. The demand of these diyas is decreasing every year as fancier forms of light are replacing the traditional ones.
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The Dutch king and queen are on a statevisit to India and are exploring new collaborations in Kochi. The area was known as Dutch Malabar in the 17th and 18th century where various traces of the VOC can be found.
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Today is Dusshera, each year artisans travel to Delhi to make Ravana's for Dusshera. The festival which celebrates the victory of good over evil.
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The craft sector is the largest source of income in India among rural populations after agriculture.
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Ambacht in Beeld festival coming soon- from 31 March to 4 April!
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Lipika linked me to a small block printing workshop in Rajasthan, where they have been practicing the century old block printing technique named dabu, printing with mud.
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Tracing the VOC is a 50-minute documentary by Jenne Sipman.
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In December 2018, four Dutch artists set out for India to learn the art of kalamkari.
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Op 28 en 29 november zijn Indiase grootmeesters uit India op bezoek in De Museumfabriek en delen hun kennis over textieldruk in exclusieve masterclasses.
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