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I must come soon to the daunting question of framing some kind of response as an artist to the quantity of images I have gathered from my two research sites, Green Street, Newham, E.7-13, with its South Asian textile outlets; and the South Asian textiles collection at the V&A. I went to India to try and understand a little more what it was I was seeing in these sites. Iâ??d like to share some...
I went to India in order to try and understand a little, if I could, something of the cultures which produce the ornament on the South Asian clothing I see in London, and which add to the many existing strands in the cityâ??s visual patterning. I wanted also to see how the textiles are produced. This post shows some image sequences from two workshops, in towns geographically far apart. One is a...