Coinciding with Diwali, Powerhouse Late: Charkha and Kargha will be a celebration of Indian textiles including fashion, cultural and dance workshops, weaving demonstrations and conversations.
FABRICS OF MULTICULTURAL AUSTRALIA
|5–9 pm||Meera by Poornima Sharma fashion demonstrations throughout the evening|
|5.30 pm||The Art and Politics of Cloth in India
Charkha and Kargha curator, Prof Pedram Khosronejad, in conversation with curatorial adviser Dr Chaitanya Sambrani from ANU
|7.30 pm||Indian Contemporary, Handmade Textiles
Presentation by textile artist, collector and academic Liz Williamson
|5–9 pm||Bollywood Dance Workshop with Australia’s top school, bring on the Bollywood jhatkas and thumkas (grooves and moves)
Saree Demonstration presented by Five Pleats
Yoga Demonstration with Yogi Chauhan
Weaving demonstration with Siju Shamji Vishram
Live Indian Instrumental Musical Workshop
Tarot card reading
|5–6 pm||Stilt walkers|
|5–9 pm||Bollywood Beats by DJ Kareena and DJ Andy|
|5–9 pm||Indian Food Carts|
|5–9 pm||Bar by Grifter|
FREE event as part of Powerhouse Late. No bookings required.
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