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Sarees of India

Thu, 13 Jun 5:00PM
Arpana Fine Arts Gallery , New Delhi
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Sarees of India by Alka Raghuvanshi

13th June 2019

5 - 7 pm

The interactive talk will attempt to showcase the great textile traditions of the country and highlight the truly representative of the various forms and stylistic variations that abound in our country.


Traditional poetry in India likens life itself to cloth on a loom. It is no surprise then that textiles have been had such an intrinsic and perhaps intimate relationship within the Indian cultural, spiritual and economic context. Indian textiles have captured the imagination of art historians and connoisseurs alike and generate tremendous interest. While some styles and weaving techniques have disappeared over the years, others have seen resurgence and renewed vigour over the last few years where tradition has taken the step forward to explore newer vistas. India with its breathtaking and varied textile traditions is in the enviable position of having practically all the styles of weaving, printing, embroidery still intact. The idea is to showcase some of the stunning examples of these works as part of commitment towards the great heritage of Indian textiles and crafts which employs nearly 50 million people in India.

Part of 'I AM - Identity Art Marathon',

24 day multi disciplinary art festival from 24th May to 16th June 2019


Curator: Aakshat SInha

Organiser: Untitled Creations Private Limited

Media partner: Media net Works

Design partner: Choorma

Venue Partner: Arpana Fine Arts Gallery, New Delhi

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Terms & Conditions
Please carry a valid ID proof along with you.

No refunds on purchased ticket are possible, even in case of any rescheduling.

Security procedures, including frisking remain the right of the management.

No dangerous or potentially hazardous objects including but not limited to weapons, knives, guns, fireworks, helmets, lazer devices, bottles, musical instruments will be allowed in the venue and may be ejected with or without the owner from the venue.

The sponsors/performers/organizers are not responsible for any injury or damage occurring due to the event. Any claims regarding the same would be settled in courts in Mumbai.

People in an inebriated state may not be allowed entry.

Venue rules apply.


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Map & Directions
Arpana Fine Arts Gallery Arpana Fine Arts Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, 4/6 Siri Fort Institutional Area, Opp. Gate No. 2, Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi 110049. Metro Green Park.
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