In this project Dutch artist Paul Beumer, researcher/curator Lipika Bansal, Indian entrepreneur Avanish Kumar and brocade weavers will co-create with each other new artworks and designs. New interpretations and artworks will be created. The results of this artistic endeavor, the brocade weaving technique and the cross – cultural exchange will be unlocked in an exhibition...Continue Reading
India was the earliest major center for the production and processing of indigo and was valued as a luxury product. Because of its high value as a trading commodity, indigo was often referred to as blue gold. In the 19th century the demand of indigo was so high, that many farmers were forced to cultivate...Continue Reading
Various artists and designers at the DDW 2019 have been exploring the use of natural dyes as an alternative for the polluting colours from the textile industry. An almost forgotten ancient tradition, which is still very much alive in India.Continue Reading
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