Saree ka Gunijan Khana

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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: himanshu@redearthindia.com / 91-11-41671100

www.thesareefestival.com

 

PROGRAMME

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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!

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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.

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TUESDAY 3 NOV

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11 am – 1 pm: Saree Styling Workshop, led by Himanshu Verma (curator, Saree Festival), Sonia Mehta (stylist) & Pallavi Datta (Stylist, blogger)

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 / artisanscentre@gmail.com

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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.

 

Featuring

Ekta Rajani (stylist, writer)

Jay Ramrakhiani (designer)

Meera Kumar (textile entrepreneur)

Pallavi Datta (stylist, blogger)

Priya Kadapa Shah (saree rasika)

Ratna Pathak Shah (actor)

& others

Moderated by Himanshu Verma (festival curator)

 

SAREE KA GUNIJAN KHANA, MUMBAI 2015 edition

In partnership with: ARTISANS’

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