Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Masters of the Art - Part 2

The Khatri Blockprinters of Dhamadka and Ajrakhpur
Part 2 - Questions from the Audience with
Razzaque Mohammed Khatri and Ismail Mohammed Khatri and Eiluned Edwards

After the formal presentation the evening was opened up for questions from the audience. The questions explored trade patterns, the technique and culture of blockcutting, how the excavated textiles from Fustat, Egypt have found their way back into contemporary Ajrakh designs, tradition and the future of the art.

Recorded at the 2007 Maiwa Textile Symposium on October 19, 2007
Posted April 2009