Dawn on the last day of our journey and I’m staring out the window into a tarnished silver mirror that is the Thames estuary. It is a perfect day for a walk..
The Silk River film, shown in Kolkata on 20th July, inspired debate about the importance of place and community in traditional arts
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!
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.
Date: 15.02.17 Silk River, a major project led by Kinetika, is to be part of the UK-India Year of Culture. Kinetika has brought together a wide range of partners in the UK and India to deliver this project which will celebrate the unique relationship between communities along the Thames and…
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).