As part of the ongoing textile exhibition that will continue till July 31 at Jawahar Kala Kendra, a symposium is being organized on 13th and 14th July 2018. The event will witness the participation of some of the well-known artists and renowned names of the textile and fashion industry. The symposium is aimed at getting the visitors more interested in the ongoing textile exhibition.
On 13th of July, there will be a curatorial walkthrough of the exhibition. Later, the Chairperson and Founder of Dastkar Ms. Laila Tyabji will deliver the keynote address at 6 pm. Dastkar is an Indian non-government organization that works for the promotion and revival of traditional crafts in India.
On 14th July, several panel discussions will be held on topics like ‘Towards Histories of Post Independence Indian Textiles’ and ‘Revival and Contemporarisation’. The panel will be representing some of the renowned dignitaries of the industry like Mr. David Abraham, Creative Director of Abraham & Thakore; Ms. Ritu Sethi, Founder Director of Craft Revival Trust; Ms. Gunjan Jain, Textile Designer at Vriksh, Ms. Aarti Kawlra, Anthropologist, and Educator, among others.
Schedule of the Symposium:
13th July 2018
14th July 2018
Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur
13th and 14th July
For more details, contact:
Jawahar Kala Kendra, 2, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg
Opposite Commerce College, Jhalana Doongri
Tel- +91 141 2706 560/503
Mobile- +91 8949466716