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Bengal artists join hands and cross – Banglanatak Blog

On February 28, 2017, Posted by , In Silk River,Uncategorized, With No Comments



Now, after all these years, how would it be if we RE – IMAGINED the two rivers in a different context?

This blog post gives a project update from one of our key Indian partners Bangla Natak.

Over to you Dipika! – Elizabeth Lynch

On February 12, 2017, Posted by , In Silk River, By , With No Comments



As I write now, I’m sitting outside the Jain Koti, home to the second residency this month at in Azimganj, Murshidabad. 15 artists and crafts people from West Bengal are here for 6 days to exchange skills and techniques with Kinetika artists and make five of the ten silk scrolls. Inside the hall, six-metre  lengths of Murshidabad silk are laid out, wax is being heated, dyes are being mixed.

10 Days in November

On February 12, 2017, Posted by , In Silk River, By , With No Comments



Ali Pretty, Jacci Todd, (Kinetika UK) and Ruchira Das, Naireet Basak (Think Arts) took a ten-day journey along the banks of the Hooghly to hear stories from local people along the way. 

Beginnings – Ali Pretty and India

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I hope this journey can be for you, as inspirational as it is for me, let me share with you how it began…