Kala Raksha

Kala Raksha aims: to preserve and present cultures of ethnic communities of Kutch (Gujarat, India) through their traditional arts; to facilitate the transformation of traditional art into contemporary products by encouraging innovation within existing traditions; to assist communities in achieving economic self-sufficiency through cooperative efforts; to assist direct sale of contemporary arts, for entire local communities. Artisan initiative and participation are the pillars of our work.

Design Education for Traditional Artisans in Kutch

Design Education for Traditional Artisans in Kutch
Photo from Progress Report 'Kala Raksha Vidhyalaya Shines'

Design Education for Traditional Artisans in Kutch

Design Education for Traditional Artisans in Kutch
Photo from Progress Report 'Kala Raksha Vidhyalaya Shines'

Design Education for Traditional Artisans in Kutch

Design Education for Traditional Artisans in Kutch
Photo from Progress Report 'Kala Raksha Vidhyalaya Shines'

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Vagad toplo.jpg
Photo from Progress Report 'KALA RAKSHA MUSEUM BASED PRODUCTS WOW AT SANTA FE'

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Scottish ReSide.jpg
Photo from Progress Report 'KALA RAKSHA MUSEUM BASED PRODUCTS WOW AT SANTA FE'