We’re very happy to announce a partnership with CRAFTISAN which offers an important link in the ethical supply chain.
Dialog Batik aims to promote create partnerships between Australia and Indonesia. It involves a workshop in Semarang, Central Java, 22-23 May 2014, where participants show their work and discuss standards for partnership. The workshop will coincide with the glamorous Semarang Night Carnival (see report on last year’s event here). If you are interested in participating, … Continue reading Dialog Batik in Indonesia for Semarang Night Carnival
The cultural dialogue between Australia and India continues to grow. Below is notice of a group called Jambudvipa, which seeks to invigorate young Australians involved in the Indian arts to work together and combine creative forces to propagate it, and at the same time work within the different cultural spaces. They are open to future … Continue reading Mariamman in the age of climate change
Make It New Again: Models for Innovation in Traditional Craft 22-24 November 2012 National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India Craft is a form of production that uplifts communities, tells stories that connect people together, and fills our world with beauty. India is a treasury of the world’s craft traditions, clothing, sheltering, feeding and adorning people … Continue reading Make it New Again starts in Ahmedabad on 22 November
Moe Chibe will be joining the upcoming discussion about designers working in India. Moe Chiba has extensive experience working throughout the South Asia region. She heads up the Culture Unit of UNESCO in New Delhi and has been working with the Craft Revival Trust on the second edition of their Designers Meet Artisans publication. She … Continue reading Moe Chiba to speak at forum
Sangam – the Australia India Design Platform is a three year program of forums, workshops, roundtables, residencies and exchanges. Its aim is to develop pathways for collaboration between designers, craftspersons, artisans and artists in Australia and India. Discussions across India and Australia between 2011 and 2013 will consider where the interests of village and city, … Continue reading Welcome to Sangam – the Australia India Design Platform