February 09, 2022 11:46 pm
Through her café and gallery 'Brio Art & Café' in Lucknow, Ankita has provided employment to over 250 artisans/craftsmen from the state.
October 11, 2021 3:34 pm
"Foreign tourists mostly buy miniature models of the Taj Mahal as a souvenir but since the closure of international flights, the demand is far too low," Chandra Bhan, an owner of a factory said.
August 18, 2021 4:43 pm
In an open letter, textile revivalist Laila Tyabji, Jaya Jaitly, founder of artisanal collective Dastkari Haat Samiti, The Crafts Council of India, and Calico Printers Cooperative Society Ltd., Sanganer, among others, shared their worry about the collaboration and what it means for the artisan community
July 29, 2021 4:50 pm
All over the country, artisans have been among the worst hit over the last 18 months and organisations like Dastkari are stepping up to do their bit
November 27, 2020 10:50 am
Neelam Chhiber, Co-Founder and Managing Trustee, Industree Foundation, about their ‘POWER’ project that focuses on decentralised ownership for artisans and preparing them to market their handmade products on global platforms
October 15, 2020 7:10 pm
The handloom and handicrafts sector, which roughly employs 10-15 crore people across the country, has been among the worst affected over the last six months. What is the way forward, if any?
August 13, 2020 9:10 am
The initiative aims to bring the artistic community into the spotlight and give them their due
May 06, 2020 3:50 pm
More than 35,000 papier mache artisans in Kashmir are scalding under a prolonged, double lockdown.
January 24, 2020 10:51 am
Dayanita Singh’s latest book is as much about her as it is about tabla virtuoso, Zakir Hussain.
February 05, 2019 12:45 am
A community initiative, Happy Threads, brings hope for a better future to hundreds of women by using needle and yarn as agents of change
October 13, 2021 3:04 pm
Kuldeepak Soni hails from a family of traditional artists from Bhilwara, Rajasthan
September 18, 2014 10:49 am
As Durga Puja is just around the corner, artisans from Kolkata work overtime in Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi to give these deities a larger-than-life look and feel. (Text and images: Abhimanyu Chakravorty)