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Spreading ‘Indian-ness’ in Canada: In conversation with Aly Velji

“The details are not the details, they make the design.”  – Charles Eames Every single…

The India Quilt Festival

 “Every quilt tells a story. You write it with your needle and you read it…

Channapatna, can it be saved?

Channapatna craft has been around since the 18th century. While it has had some glorious…

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Lai – Walk in the alleyways of Old Delhi

If you like me carry a little bit of Old Delhi within you, then you…

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Namaste – My understanding of this widely used word!

Growing up in India, most of us have greeted others with chants of ‘namaste Aunty,…

Meet the incredibles: Vivek of Kalavilasa & Dhurries

This is a story of someone who graduated from the best Engineering institution in the…

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Aipan – Art from the Himalayas

The snow in the Himalayas dictates the intensity of the cold in North India but…

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Events to look out for in January 2018

It’s a new year, a new dawn and there are opportunities galore! India never sleeps…

The Textile Studio – Kuzu

Saving age-old traditions and crafts one day at a time, and showcasing them to the…

Basket Weaving – The ‘Moonj’ way

Basketry is as old a craft as perhaps pottery, practised by communities across the world…