Simran Gulati. Photo: Zan Wimberley.
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Powerhouse Late: Charkha and Kargha

Duration: 5–9pm
Finished 20 October 2022
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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.


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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