Issue #009, 2022 ISSN: 2581- 9410
- Perfection, Excellence, and Connoisseur- ship
- Coping with Copying
- Bagalkot to KAMATGI!
- Kutch to Kashi
- Remembering Hariyaben
1-Perfection, Excellence, and Connoisseur- ship
As Emma finished her course in Rabari embroidery, she said she felt free of the bonds of perfectionism. It doesn’t have to be perfect! she discovered. Aakib told his Ajrakh student Claire not to fret over a mistake– it will be lost in the beauty of the piece, he said.
Somaiya Kala Vidya is becoming an art oasis where you can come and appreciate and philosophize.
Alternative to perfection is one thing that drew me to craft so long ago.
Perfection is a mathematical or industrial concept. Ironically, when a block print is copied in screen print, a bandhani copied in mill fabric, or an embroidery stitched on a stenciled pattern, it irons out the beauty that was meant to be preserved. Perfection snuffs o...