Shanta Mingel, Kawandi (Quilt), Cotton and Other Textiles, 2005-6.

Shanta Mingel, Kawandi (Quilt), Cotton and Other Textiles, 2005—6.

Gallery Talk: Kawandi: Patchwork Quilts and Siddi Culture

Apr 24, 4 PM
Davis Museum Lobby
Free and open to the public

Join Soulful Stitching co-curator Sarah K. Khan and Davis Museum Assistant Curator Amanda Gilvin for a gallery talk on the African diasporic Indian art of kawandi, patchwork quilts made from saris. With a focus on how the quilts relate to food, culture, and social justice, Khan will discuss her research and film projects on Siddi culture.

Image Credit:

Courtesy of the artist, the Siddi Women’s Quilting Cooperative, and Henry J. Drewal and Sarah K. Khan L.2017.9.9.