The Art Blog by WOVENSOULS.COM

Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery

Textile Artwork Curated for Esplanade Theatre, Singapore

Esplanade Theatre, Singapore has commissioned
Jaina Mishra
to curate a a series of Tribal Textile Artworks.

These will be on display
from Nov 23 – Dec 2, 2012
on the main facades of the hallway, the cones above the tunnel and the Library at the Esplanade

Textile Art Installation #1

“Mirrors of Identity”

Tow large pieces of 6 m x 2 m commissioned for the Theatre Festival 'Kala Utsavam'

Tow large pieces of 6 m x 2 m commissioned for the Theatre Festival 'Kala Utsavam'

The two large panels, each measuring
6m x 2m
have been created using
Vintage ‘Dhaniyo’ traditional textiles
of the Yaduvanshi Ahir tribe from Kutch.

It is estimated that this artwork required 720 man-days (of 8 dedicated hours each) to embroider, 70 man-days to hunt out 12 matching pieces from over 25 villages in Kutch and 30 man-days for assembly – altogether an effort of 820 man-days.

Textile Art Installation #2

B1 B3

Three large lanterns, each of a different color of celebration have been created
using Bandhani tie-dye saris from Rajasthan. Each lantern is made up of 12 saris.

Installation # 3

C1C2C3

7 traditionally woven saris decorate the National Library @ the Esplanade

Photos of the artworks will be put up in December.

Esplanade Theatre, Singapore

*click here to view the Esplanade Website

jm

oct 30, 2012

ADDENDUM: In 2015, we curated another textile artwork for Esplanade.  Photos of that coming soon.

Leave a Reply

FOLLOW

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 5,205 other subscribers

ARCHIVES

Community

  • Encik Nohara
  • beccapbeauty
  • Lluís Bussé
  • lydiakuniholm
  • keetujk
  • Shirobanryu
  • TripsCopy
  • Tiffany Choong
  • Jordan Peters
  • thisisthedailygrind
  • allpakistanjob
  • elisabethkhan
  • Rz
  • s.marsh.c
  • Bill
  • Chris Nicholas
  • RTW Roxy
  • sandomina
  • sharonmastel66
  • ArtbyHinglaz
  • Priya Nathan
  • srijan
  • Lucid Being - Ash
  • lemanshots
  • parabhjot25
  • Mugilan Raju
  • Ihagh G. T.
  • Edge of Humanity Magazine
  • R.K.B.
  • mysticreflection
  • higginbothampublications
  • Stwayne Keubrick's Art Shop
  • wovensouls
  • CelebrityNewsPW
  • Marjo "Dice" Degoro
  • keyur201102
  • beautysecret
  • adorapc
  • New Lune
  • The Only Place Where you can Find Extraordinary Jewelry and Fashion
  • Limitless Travelling With K
  • LUCK-IT
  • joshi daniel
  • Shivangi
  • CreationsbyMereteHov
  • johnwreford
  • gardenillustrations
  • Laura J Warden
  • farahpinklady
  • rughousenz

TRANSLATE

EMAIL

jaina@wovensouls.com

ABOUT ME

%d bloggers like this: