Unravelling the world of prints

Unravelling the world of prints

The Kynkyny Culture Club is hosting an expert talk and workshop on hand block printing with Pooja Gokul as part of the celebrations of 'A Decade of Kynkyny'.

It is an occasion to learn all about the history of block printing, followed by a hands-on workshop, on November 26, from 11 am.

The expert talk on hand block printing will be conducted by artist and art educator, Pooja Gokul.

Pooja will talk about the origins and process of hand block printing in India, including how the blocks are made and the social symbolism of different motifs. This will be followed by a hands-on workshop where one can learn the technique of block printing on paper and cloth.

The participants have to bring their own cotton fabric, in white or a light pastel shade. It can be anything, from a kurti or T-shirt to napkins and pillow cases. All other materials will be provided.

Pooja is an artist and art educator based in Bangalore. She holds a Bachelors of Visual Arts degree from Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, where she specialised in painting.

Pooja spent five years teaching the Cambridge syllabus at the International School Bangalore and Trio World School.

She conducts various workshops and competitions across the city,including at the the National Gallery of Modern Art, Art Bengaluru and Jagriti Theatre.

The Kynkyny Art is located at 104 Embassy Square, 148 Infantry Road.
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