4 The Love of Cotton

Platt Hall Gallery of Costume
Platt Hall Gallery of Costume
Saturday 13 October 2012
1.00pm - 4.00pm
FREE

Try your hand at printing and weaving at this drop in workshop for adults and families with children. This event takes place at Gallery of Costume, Platt Hall.

Indian artists Lokesh Ghai (designer) and Shamji Vishram Siju (weaver) join us in their pop up Cotton Exchange display studio at Gallery of Costume.

Drop in any time between 1 - 4pm to hear about the examples of innovative work in cotton textiles on display and to have a go at weaving or wood block print making.  You can take home what you create!

Shamji and Lokesh come from Gujarat in the North West region of India. Shamji lives in a weaving village called Bhujodi in Kachchh. Lokesh is an artist and textile designer who also teaches at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad. 

No need to book, all welcome.

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