SAREE KA GUNIJAN KHANA
The adda of the Saree Enthusiasts
Saree ka Gunijan Khana, the theoretical and performance component of Red Earth’s The Saree Festival hopes to bring together various voices and ideas around the Saree, in a multidisciplinary approach to celebrate the wondrous swirl of the Saree.
Monday 2 & Tuesday 3 November 2015
ARTISANS’, 52-56 Dr. VB Gandhi Marg, Rhythm House Lane, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 400001
Info: firstname.lastname@example.org / 91-11-41671100
CURTAIN RAISER exhibition @ Artisans
Sneak peeks from the Saree Mela and the Black-gold Diwali sarees collection
MON 2 & TUE 3 November, 11 am to 6.30 pm
MONDAY 2 NOV
11 am – 1 pm: Coffee morning – informal meet and greet and Saree gossip / festival opening!
6.30 pm: Screening of the film ‘Natale Tumchyasathi: Behind the adorned veil’; Dir: Savitri Medhatul; (Colour, 60 mins, Marathi with English subtitles)
The film presents a fascinating glimpse into the world of Lavani, Maharashtra’s popular folk dance idiom. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the director and a Lavani performance by Shakuntalabai Nagarkar.
TUESDAY 3 NOV
The Saree styling workshop aims to incite participants to ceaselessly experiment with draping styles, and Saree styling. From traditional Pan-Indian styles to more contemporary Saree accesorisation, discover so much more you can do with the Saree, to make it fun, sexy, and YOU!
Fees: INR 1500 / person
To register for the workshop, contact ARTISANS’ / 9820145397 / email@example.com
6.30 pm-8 pm: Love Saree: notes from my love affair with the drape; A panel discussion
Join Mumbai’s leading figures in design, industry, and the arts world to sing the glory of the Saree. The discussion aims to unravel how diverse practitioners create or use the drape in their own special way, bringing in stories of tradition, continuity, change, revival & experimentation.
Ekta Rajani (stylist, writer)
Jay Ramrakhiani (designer)
Meera Kumar (textile entrepreneur)
Pallavi Datta (stylist, blogger)
Priya Kadapa Shah (saree rasika)
Ratna Pathak Shah (actor)
Moderated by Himanshu Verma (festival curator)
SAREE KA GUNIJAN KHANA, MUMBAI 2015 edition
In partnership with: ARTISANS’