Tarasha Artisan Direct brings together an exhibit which showcases arts and crafts that are rare and exquisite. They are also providing a platform to showcase the real craftsmanship of artisans from the nooks and crannies of India. The initiative seeks to support these artists and help them to be become financially sustainable post the pandemic.
The show will have artisans from from Kashmir to Karnataka to Kerala to the North East to Kutch; each showcasing their culture and skill in the form of their arts and crafts. One will find Kasuti, a rare, languishing embroidery from Dharwad in Karnataka and Lambadi from Tamil Nadu; both excellent forms of traditional crafts on garments.
As for those interested in architecture and interior design, there will be several interestingly designed and curated accessories like leather lamps, temples for home, rugs as well. The key focus behind the event is to employ design in order to bring about a shift in the singular perception that surrounds India’s crafts and craftspeople.
Adding to the cultural extravaganza, there will also be a ‘Design Showcase’ area featuring fruits of the collaboration between artisans and designers, with workshops and performances offering a window into the mesmerising world of Indian handicrafts.
Find more information about the event here.
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