Handmade in India

An inspirational immersion in craft from traditional textile to contemporary fashion

DATES: Handmade in India will take place from March 26th to April 8th, 2016 with suggested latest arrival on March 25th and suggested earliest departure on April 9th.

Join IndoGenius as we engage with aspects of designing, creating, sourcing and promoting items related to artisan craft. You will meet artisans, designers, entrepreneurs, business leaders and students to discuss ways in which the recent revival of consumer interest in handicraft is affecting India’s handicrafts market and consider threats and opportunities faced by artisans as they seek sustainable and more prosperous livelihoods. Through these interactions and more, find fresh inspiration and unique opportunities for collaboration in fashion and textiles. The program also includes cultural visits, events and performances that add perspective and context to on-site learning. Also, enjoy a range of cultural outings, performances and events that help contextualize your program learning.

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Program Description

Engage with aspects of designing, creating, sourcing and promoting items related to artisan craft. Meet artisans, designers, entrepreneurs, business leaders and students to discuss ways the recent revival of consumer interest in handicraft is affecting India’s handicrafts market and consider issues faced by artisans as they seek sustainable and more prosperous livelihoods.

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