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Year of Culture
Qatar-India

An Exhibition “Tradition, Craft and Sustainability: A Path to Timeless Beauty,” held at the Museum of Islamic Art, in Doha

Years
2019
Location
Qatar
Photo by
Caravane
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In 2019, our team was invited to organise a series of events at the Museum of Islamic Art dedicated to the Year of Cultural exchange between India and Qatar. We were honored to put together a three day long multimedia Exhibition “Tradition, Craft and Sustainability: A Path to Timeless Beauty”.

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The Exhibition featured symposia, film screenings, and a market for ethical textile and fashion brands

Brands:
Vimor Handloom Foundation
Chola
Urvashi Kaur
Three
Maku Textiles
Ode To Odd
James Ferreira
Khanijo
Injiri
11.11 Eleven.Eleven

We are very grateful to our dedicated partners from QM, DFI, MOC and to a strong commitment of all contributors, who provided so much support to make this exhibition happen:
Bandana Tewari, social activist and former Vogue India editor
Tania Al-Majid, Associate Curator of the National Museum of Qatar
Pavitra Muddaya, Head of Vimor Foundation
Dr Jelena Trkulja, Director of Education at QM
Amazing team of dedicated people at MIA
HE Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani,
Chairperson Qatar Museums
HE P. Kumaran, Indian Ambassador in Qatar

With this Exhibition our team attempted to raise awareness about fundamental responsibilities of contemporary designers, producers and consumers, such as a sensitive approach to sourcing of raw materials and managing the waste, supporting traditional crafts through conscious product design, and ethical trade practices.

Team

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Marielou Phillips
Curator
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Florian Wupperfeld
Advisory MD
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Galya Bott
Programming & Creative Director
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Prerna Saraff
Textile & Craft Curator
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James Ferreira
Zero Waste Fashion
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Marielou Phillips
Curator
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Florian Wupperfeld
Advisory MD
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Galya Bott
Programming & Creative Director
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Prerna Saraff
Textile & Craft Curator
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James Ferreira
Zero Waste Fashion

Partners

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Qatar Museums
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DFI

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