Design Education for Traditional Artisans in Kutch

 
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$16,193
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Design Education for Traditional Artisans in Kutch

Design Education for Traditional Artisans in Kutch
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Masters Program

Masters Program
Master artisan advisors meet with artisan students to share their understanding of tradition and design (view small | med | large | orig)

Harkhuben, KRV student, shares a concept

Harkhuben, KRV student, shares a concept
Artisans are encouraged to study their own traditions to understand principles of design (view small | med | large | orig)

Ramiben and Sonal crack a joke

Ramiben and Sonal crack a joke
Faculty and Students interact with ease. Classes are fun! (view small | med | large | orig)

Devalben documents the class

Devalben documents the class
Artisans are encouraged to use technology as an extension of tradition, not a subsitute (view small | med | large | orig)

Khimjibhai triumphs at the KRV Fashion show

Khimjibhai triumphs at the KRV Fashion show
The year culminates with a jury, fashion show and public fair. Participation tremendously increases confidence (view small | med | large | orig)

Lachhuben Rabari walks the ramp

Lachhuben Rabari walks the ramp
For women artisans the year of education is often their first stepping outside their village life (view small | med | large | orig)

Sugnaben wins Most Promising Artisan award

Sugnaben wins Most Promising Artisan award
Graduation and awards for final collections bring pride and confidence (view small | med | large | orig)

Kuvarben displays her final collection

Kuvarben displays her final collection
The only prerequisite for admission is knowledge of a craft tradition. Students aged 11 to 80 study together as a family (view small | med | large | orig)

Raju presents his collection to Srishti students

Raju presents his collection to Srishti students
Interaction between KRV and other design school students builds a sense of collegiality (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Project Leader

Judy Frater

Ms
Kutch, Gujarat India

Where is this project located?

Map of Design Education for Traditional Artisans in Kutch