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June 20, 2017

Article in Gravesend Reporter

Today there was an article in the Gravesend Reporter about the local groups from that area taking part in Silk River.
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June 20, 2017

Article in Your Thurrock

Today there was an article in our local press - Your Thurrock, covering local artists involvement in the Silk River project.
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June 7, 2017 / Silk River

Textile Residency Begins!

The textile residency has started at the Kinetika studio to paint the UK scrolls. We're using the very precious triple woven, hand made silk from Murshidabad. This is a peek at progress so far!
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May 27, 2017

Invite to Silk River Documentary Screening 1st June

Everyone is invited to a screening of the SILK RIVER documentary! Date/Time: Thursday 1st June 6.30pm Venue: The Brady Centre, Hanbury Street, London E1 5HU
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May 24, 2017

Design Workshops are Complete!

We've continued to uncover the links between UK and India by visiting Dartford, Gravesend, Tilbury, East Tilbury and Southend!
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May 15, 2017

Designing the UK Scrolls has begun!

What a week; every day exploring the history and identity of a different place!
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April 20, 2017 / Silk River

Silk River Talk 30th April 2017

Coinciding with the Isle of Wight Walking Festival & Richard Long’s exhibition, Ali Pretty will be speaking about 'Silk River', this major international walking project that connects the Thames and the Indian river Hooghly.
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March 27, 2017

Thurrock Artists – CPD Opportunity!

Opportunity for Thurrock Artists   June 12th – 17th 2017
  • To participate in SILK RIVER, a major arts project involving a cultural exchange between the UK and India.
  • To develop your artistic skills by participating in a 6 day silk batik workshop, led by internationally renowned arts organization Kinetika.
  • To gain knowledge of your local community and their stories, and those of an India-linked partner, through the development of a silk batik scroll.
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February 15, 2017 / Silk River

Silk River – UK / India Year of Culture Press Release

Date: 15.02.17 Silk River, a major project led by Kinetika, is to be part of the UK-India Year of Culture....
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February 12, 2017 / Silk River

From Thurrock to the World

Fantastic feature now live where Ali discusses with Essex Life her passion for history, Thurrock and its links to the world and how this all ties in with the current Silk River project.
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February 7, 2017 / Silk River

Kinetika invites West Bengal Patachitra artists to work with communities along The Thames Estuary

A week of workshops will kick off the Silk River project in the UK, collaborating with the Government of West Bengal and UNESCO Rural Craft & Cultural Hubs (RCCH).
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