Sarita Handa celebrates 25 years with 5 artist collaborations

OCT 27, 2017 | By Reecha Kulkarni
A 19th century Benaras Kinkhwab silk brocade

Sarita Handa celebrates 25 years of modernizing local fabrics this year, and they’re bringing us the art fix we need this weekend. Featuring collaborations with artists across the country along with the brand’s rare and vintage collections, Bikaner House in New Delhi is the place to be at.

Creative names like Arrti Mansinghka, along with New Delhi based sculptor Satish Gupta and Bengaluru based Jeevan Xavier, will be repurposing Sarita Handa textiles in novel ways. Expect to find Buddhism based installations, videos and weaving textures – all with the brand’s fabrics.
1992 was the year Sarita Handa’s passion for traditional fabrics turned into an international textile brand. Sarita Handa’s daughter, Suparna Handa, now the Brand Director of the eponymous label, aims to continue her mother’s legacy; “Our hand embroidery techniques are almost extinct and it’s important to revive old arts and crafts in the international and domestic markets.”
When: October 28 – 29
Where: Bikaner House, Pandara Rd, Pandara Flats, India Gate, New Delhi 11
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