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In conversation with: Artist, Malika Dudeja Varma

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Step into a world of creativity and empowerment with social entrepreneur and Artistic Director of SHE-Kantha Foundation, Malika Varma.

Be inspired by her story and and  the life-changing impact her organisation has on the rural women who keep the ancient art of Kantha (Indian running stich) alive. We talk about the modern-day story of it’s global popularity and presence in mainstream wearable fashion too. The evening includes a sari catwalk showcasing the elegance and grace of unique Kantha saris.

This is a chance to also view the ‘Hidden Stories of Kantha’ exhibition at Deda.

It’s a free event but early booking is essential.  Places are limited.

Tickets available from Surtal Arts or Deda.

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