Nov 11-14, 2018
09.00 AM - 06.00 PM
THE INTRINSIC VALUES OF OBJECTS are that they are non-threatening, absolutely ordinary and familiar to children.
THE WORKSHOP will focus on visual storytelling & communication at various levels with objects and materials found all
around us. The participants will be immersed in various levels of theatre making, story making and ideas communication
~ From original story-making, to story-boarding and converting their original stories into miniature theatres or walkthrough
landscapes ~ all with objects and materials that we consider utilitarian or sometimes useless. The objects &
materials may become representational or symbolic of the created stories & ideas, and the focus will remain on the depth
of process rather than the final product. The participants will experience how to communicate with objects and materials
to create layers of symbolic meaning. This type of theatre is simple, yet deeply poetic, deeply ironic, associative and
CHOITI GHOSH is an Object Theatre practitioner, puppeteer, singer, actor, writer and
the artistic director of Tram Arts Trust. (www.tramarts.org)
Born into a family of theatre-wallahs, she was initiated early onto the stage. In 1998 she started her career as a theatre
professional in children’s theatre, as a performer, facilitator and manager. She worked in alternative education with the
well-known educationist Prof. A.K. Jalaluddin; besides performing with various theatre companies in India including Dr.
Habib Tanvir’s Naya Theatre, Dr. Ashish Ghosh’s ANANT in Delhi, Mr. Sunil Shanbag’s Arpana in Mumbai and various
others. In 2004, Choiti was initiated into puppetry by Anurupa Roy’s Katkatha Puppet Arts Trust. In 2010 she trained in
Object Theatre under the well-known Belgian Object Theatre artiste Agnes Limbos at the Institut International de la
Marionnette in Charleville Mezieres, France and started Tram Arts Trust the following year. Choiti has been an artist &
researcher-in-residence at the Deutsches Forum fur Figurentheatre und Puppenspeilkunst at Bochum, Germany (2012) &
at the Institut International de la Marionnette, Charleville Mezieres, France (2015). She was the recipient of the Sahitya
Rangabhoomi Vinod Doshi Fellowship for Outstanding Young Artists in 2011. She received the Ustad
BismillahKhan Yuva Puraskar granted by Sangeet Nataka Akademi, for puppetry for the year 2015.
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Iteeha is coming back to Ahmedabad, we have many more exciting workshops planned at Craftroots on 19th & 20th April 2019, so come join us for these Folk Art and Textile workshops, register soon!!! Learn the ropes of this impressive and exclusive folk art at a one-of-a-kind workshop. Broaden your artistic and cultural horizons. About Leather Batik Leather art is a successful industry and is a craft that is practised only in 24 parganas of West Bengal. The style evolved as a result of the Art Movement and these products have now become globally famous for their appliqué, batik and embossed craftwork. This particular craft employs the cutting, polishing and embossing of leather by hand painting. Creating traditional and modern patterns, this workshop is different from a run-of-the-mill intro to printed or coloured leather. The traditional motifs that depict floral and geometric designs and the natural dyes used in this process give it a very classy look. List of Material Included One goat leather piece Rolling pin Resist paste Dyes Cotton A sheet of paper, Pencil, Eraser Brushes Old fabric for application All other tools required for the craft You get to take back the piece you make all other material for use during the workshop. Source : Facebook.
Apr 19, 2019
Iteeha is coming back to Ahmedabad, we have many more exciting workshops planned at Craftroots on 19th & 20th April 2019, so come join us for these Folk Art and Textile workshops, register soon!!! Ribbon embroidery is a romantic, old art that uses ribbon, embroidery floss, and perle cotton to work beautiful floral motifs and decorative stitch patterns by hand on garments and accessories. Please note the above image is an original work done by the workshop conductor and involves intensive training and practice. This workshop will not include everything that is shown in the event picture. In this Workshop learn 2 basic stitches and 3 Flowers on a composition. List of Material Inclusive Ribbons Needle Thread Embroidery Ring Fabrics – 1 Scissors You get to take back the piece you make, all other material for use during the workshop. Note: No certificate is provided for the workshop. Source : Facebook.
Apr 20, 2019
Wanna learn to make your own soap from the scratch? Then this is perfect class for you!! Discover how easy it is to make your own all natural soaps from scratch starting with oil and lye. Workshop Details : – In this workshop, you’ll discover the basic soap formulation. – You will learn about oils, colorants, fragrances, and formulations. – We will be covering basic definitions, ingredients, process, equipment, tools, lye safety, and clean-up as relating to cold-process soap making. – Calculation of lye according to oil. – You will learn techniques like – how to make swirls, how to handle nozzles, checking trace levels. – No SLS, no SLEs, no chemicals or any harmful chemicals will be used in making these soaps. Note : We will be working with sodium hydroxide (lye), so be sure to wear long sleeves and pants, and socks. Source : Facebook.
Apr 20, 2019
Iteeha is coming back to Ahmedabad, we have many more exciting workshops planned at Craftroots on 19th & 20th April 2019, so come join us for these Folk Art and Textile workshops, register soon!!! Learn the basics of how to crochet, starting at the very beginning. If you’re brand new to crochet, the vast array of available hooks, yarns, stitches, and patterns can seem overwhelming. What should a beginner learn first? Which hooks and yarns should you use? When there are so many options, how do you know where to start? Let’s explore the possibilities. List of materials inclusive- 1. Wool 2. 1 – Crochet Needle You get to take back the piece you make, all other material for use during the workshop. Note: No certificate is provided for the workshop Source : Facebook.
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