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indian crafts
During our stay we collected all sorts of objects which slowly turned into an altar in Irma's, Elma's and Anita's hotelroom. The altar consisted of objects for daily use, such as a dishwashing brush, but also a portrait of Rembrandt to make a home in a bare hotelroom. We almost spent a full month and...
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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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Alice and Emmy went to learn blockprinting with natural dyes. It was not the best time for printing - during monsoon. They enjoyed and had a great experience and above all printed beautiful fabrics.
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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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A wonderful encounter with a lively 70 plus woman, named Meghiben, who makes beautiful storytelling textiles.
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Tracing the VOC is a 50-minute documentary by Jenne Sipman.
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End november, beginning of december 2018, TF invited 5 craftsmen from India. We organized 3 unique workshops and masterclasses. A first for the Netherlands!
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Textiel Factorij is inviting five master craftsmen from India. One of them is a specialist in Ajrakh block printing technique an ancient art form.  
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