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A Chikan printing block and its story

Tereza Kuldova We see a printing block, a page from a book, a block-maker, but is that all we see? If we relate these pictures to one another we see the dissemination of designs, from the hand, to the product … Continue reading

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Lines and Dots: Designs of Tamilnadu

Kala Shreen What does the drawing of lines and dots (called kolam) mean to its creator?  Does it have a sacred value or is it decorative art?  What are some of its changing modes and contexts of production?

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