The art of hand block printing is an ancient Indian textile tradition that dates as far back as 2000 BC. Unlike many other dying traditions this beautiful technique has been preserved over the years. Hand block printing is often seen on textiles and paper to create beautiful designs and patterns.
Join Pooja Gokul for a workshop on hand block printing. She will talk about the origins and process of the technique in India, including how the blocks are made and the social symbolism of different motifs. This will be followed by hands on workshop where you'll learn the technique of block printing on paper and cloth.