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December 21, 2015

Weaving Fibre Fables

Text by Huzan Tata

Learn what a creative collaboration between artists and weavers at a factory can lead to at a group show in the capital

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Eleven Delhi-based artists working in various media, spent the better part of a year working alongside weavers at a fabrics factory in Panipat. The result is a new art show, Fibre Fables, that has on display the creations that came about as a result of this collaboration. From installations and photographs to video and sound art, the exhibition includes artworks in different media – with the aim of promoting a revival of weaving traditions in the country.

The young artists whose works are on display are Abeer Gupta, Brahm Maira, Dhvani Behl, Durga Kainthola, Nidhi Khurana, Nikheel Apahle, Puneet Kaushik, ​Sahaya Sharma, Sandeep Biswas, Shivani Aggarwal and Vibhu Galhotra. Here’s to weaving more traditions.

Fibre Fables is on display at The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi (Mathura Road, Old Ishwar Nagar) until December 31, 2015.  

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