Indian Handloom Textiles:
A self-designed research project investigating the role of Indian handloom textiles in international and national museums, academic settings, and modern fashion brands. It was granted a Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship 2020-21. (The departure of the trip was postponed until March 2022 due to Covid-19.)
Balangir Cotton Farming: Organic cotton farming vs. BT cotton farming and the farmers in the village outside Balangir, Odisha
Red Natural Dye of Tribal Kotpad:
The tribal people of Kotpad, Odisha exclusively use natural dye extracted from tree roots to achieve a deep shade of crimson red
Sericulture Research Center in Koraput:
Learn more about sericulture - or silk production - from a silk farm research center in Koraput, Odisha who makes silk from seed to egg to cocoon.
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