This online event will explore the traditions of craft heritage in India, as well as the significance of contemporary production in the country today.
We will bring together local designers and makers, including; block printers, weavers and embroiderers, as well as those working to support the continuation of these craft skills for the future.
The discussion will explore themes relating to regional identity, the cultural and commercial elements of craft production, and the legacy and inheritance of those working today.
- Abdul Jabbar Mohammed Khatri, Ajrakh block printer
- Adam Khatri, Ajrakh block printer
- Shamji Vankar Vishram Valji, Master Weaver, Vankar Vishram Valji Weaving
- Ami Shroff, Director of the Shrujan Trust
Laura Searson, Cultural Heritage Preservation Lead, V&A (Host)
- Venue: Zoom