Textiles of the Banjara - book launch

Textiles of the Banjara - book launch


By social entrepreneur Charlotte Kwon, photographer Tim Mc Laughlin and Surya's garden. 

Originaiting from the Marwar region of Rajasthan, the Banjara were once wealthy nomadic traders and carriers of goods. With their caravans of bullock carts, they traversed huge distances. Banjaras are the far ancestors of the Europeean Romas. Today they struggle like most of India's tribal groups to maintain their traditions and identity. Their women are famous for their beauty and their colourfull embroidered attire.... 

Date : 03/12/16

Place : LA VILLA, 11 Surcouf street 605001 Pondicherry

Time : from 5.00 to 7.00 pm