KASKOM & CALiCO present |TE to TE| Hands on Hands Popup Exhibition at Sarangi the Store, Chennai
The Art of Indian Village Fabrics will take place from March 2nd to 4th, 2020.
KASKOM | indigenous cotton project from Tamilnadu
CALICO : the ART of INDIAN VILLAGE FABRICS
Date: March 2nd Mon, 3rd Tue, & 4th Wed, 2020, from 10 am to 8 pm
Sarangi the store,
138 Luz Church Road, (opp. Alwarpet Anjaneyar temple,
just before Whiterose supermarket, inside passage adjacent to bus stop)
Mylapore, Chennai 600004,
Google Maps location : bit.ly/reachsarangi
Kaskom is a farm to fabric initiative, which works to revitalize the Indian native cotton value chain. The resilience and water efficiency of native (Desi) cotton, makes farmers to cultivate them
organically thus helping in the reduction of total cost of production and opt intercropping of food crops, which in turn provide the farmers a minimum guarantee of sustainable livelihood.
By promoting & producing hand spun and handwoven fabrics we ensure a better livelihood for spinners and handloom weavers. Kaskom also focuses on revival of textile-based crafts in South India. Involved in making fabrics which are free from chemicals during cultivation and also during processing, such that it is so natural and safe to your skin.
Goods to be exhibited: Karunganni cotton seed, cotton, yarns, yardage, shirts, towels, etc.
CALICO: the ART of INDIAN VILLAGE FABRICS is the textile company and platform from Japan where appreciation for crafts is still lively. It focuses on creating designs and developing goods to be a new tradition for future, by supporting and/or in collaboration with artists, artisans and organizations in Indian subcontinents. "Calico" has been a general terminology to represent the Indian cotton fabric which was exported to all over the world in 18-19c. Cotton fabrics exported from Port Santome to Japan were particularly called as "Tozan" or "Kara-Santome"
Goods to be exhibited:
Garments collection made with handloom cotton and silk mostly from West Bengal
The items will be available for purchase during the popup at https://www.sarangithestore.com