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Sadaf Nazir Wani
Following is an edited transcript of the interview conducted on November 9, 2018, in Hasanabad.  Sadaf Wani: How long have you been involved with papier mache? Fayaz Ahmad Jan: I have worked with the craft for over 37 years now. I learnt it from my father and other artists from the community. My…
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The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India in the year 2002 awarded 10 craftsperson recognising their contribution in the field of craft and, the society as a whole. Sona Bai Rajwar from Phuhputra village, Chhattisgarh was one of the awardees recognised for her clay work, which decorates the…
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Surajbati Pardhi and Brijlal Pardhi are bamboo weavers from Bastar. The process of crafting articles out of bamboo begins with bamboo procurement. At first, the stems are split and the knots are removed. The stems are then measured and cut according to requirement. The stems are cleaned and further…
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मुश्ताक खान
हाट बाजार में बंजारा शिल्प की दुकान , जगदलपुर। २०१८    बंजारा समुदाय अपनी स्त्रियों के रंग बिरंगे वस्त्रों और चांदी के बने भारी –भरकम गहनों के लिए जाना जाता है। बंजारा स्त्रियां चमकीले लाल , नीले ,पीले कपड़ों पर मोटे सूती धागे से की गयी कशीदाकारी और शीशों के जड़ाव से सजे वस्त्र पहनना पसंद करतीं हैं।…
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Sonadhar Lohar is a national award winner for iron sculpture from Bastar. This conversation with him traces at one level the position of the Lohar community within the social space of Bastar. At another level, it also talks about the materiality of this craft and the changes that have filtered into…
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