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A Lifetime of Stitches:
Discover centuries of tactile textiles and how every stitch, motif, layer and pattern was meant to be read by the maker. Explore the spiritual, religious and more intimate personalities of kanthas made in Undivided Bengal and learn how artists and artisans have had a strong influence of kanthas in their life.
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Vaishnavi Kambadur is a curatorial assistant at the Museum of Art & Photography, Bengaluru. Her research investigates the practice of making cloth and addresses it’s challenges in the context of labour, culture and fashion theory. Vaishnavi has over eight years of experience from working with research archives, retail web stores, garment factories to designing textiles. Her most recent virtual exhibition on hair practices in India was published in VMIS (Virtual Museum of Images and Sounds).
Previously, she held internships at Christie’s and Textile Arts Center, New York, and assisted in teaching courses like history of fashion and fashioning micro-utopias. Vaishnavi holds a MA in Fashion Studies from Parsons School of Design, New York and a Bachelor’s degree in Knitwear Design from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi.