Traditional Indian art online workshops

Traditional Indian art online workshops
Photograph: Courtesy Memeraki

Time Out says

Learn a new creative skill and help traditional Indian artists earn a living during the lockdown in India. Memeraki, Hong Kong-based Indian artisanal fashion brand that helps create sustainable livelihoods for traditional and folk artists, is hosting a series of online art workshops to help traditional artists largely affected by the current outbreak. The online classes started in April and is scheduled until May 10. Classes are conducted live on Zoom with instructors streaming live from smaller towns and villages in India like Raghurajpur and Bhilwara. Learn how to make traditional arts in Madhubani, Miniature Art, Cheriyal Scroll, Pattachitra, Gond and Phad, Bhil, Patua, Thangka, Assamese scroll, Pithora, and Mata ni Pachedi in an intimate class limited to 10 people from various countries like USA, UK, Australia, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sweden, Malaysia, and India.

Proceeds from the class will go directly to the art teachers.


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