Media Coverage

A Happy Boost for Artisans-in-Residence

Sunday Guardian, 1 April 2012

“This 25-day residency, the first in the series that the organisation plans to conduct throughout the year, will host four artists selected on the basis of their high skill levels and their potential to impact their community. These artists will hold workshops on art forms like Madhubani, Saura, Cherial and Chittara”

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Artisans to Turn Designers

Deccan Herald, 18 March 2012

“Happy Hands Foundation, an organisation that works for artisan-support programmes, has launched an initiative – Artists-in-Residence – that gives an opportunity to artisans from the remote corners of the country to learn design aesthetic and improvise their work.”

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Designers from Delhi’s villages

Times of India, 23 April 2012

At a time when the world is endorsing desi chic as their design mantra, Indian artistes too are striving hard to take Indian craft beyond wall hangings and drawing-room furnishings. And by conceptualising a month-long residency programme for rural Indian artistes, a Delhi-based NGO is helping them to do just that.”

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