Saree ka Gunijan Khana: The Adda of the Saree Enthusiasts
Talks – Panels – Presentations – Films
Multi-disciplinary Saree awakenings!
Saturday 2 May 2015; 6 – 9 pm
Sunday 3 May 2015; 10 am – 1 pm
Auditorium, Alliance Francaise de Delhi
72 Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003
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Saturday 2 May, 2015 / 6 pm to 9 pm
6 – 7 pm: The Saree in Indian Fashion; A talk by Shefalee Vasudev
Followed by a discussion with Varun Rana (Harper’s Bazaar) & Vandita Mishra (Indian Express)
7 – 7.30 pm: Dressing up Rai Hridi Haran; A talk by Samrat Banerjee
Samrat Banerjee presents a talk on the shringaar sewa offered to his beloved Krishna deity, Rai Hridi Haran.
7.45 – 8.15 pm: Film: The Man and his Saree; Dir: Shatabdi Chakrabarti
(Colour, 05.29 mins, English)
A short video diary of Himanshu Verma- the artist, the subject, the man and his Saree.
8.15 – 8.45 pm: Radio Rani meets Queen of Hearts; An informal banter with Sneh Nihalani and Deepa Mehta
Deepa and Sneh discuss their highly original, contemporary, quirky Saree vocabularies.
Sunday 3 May, 2015 / 10 am to 1 pm
10 am-11 am: Love Saree: Men and the Saree: A panel featuring Vinay Narkar, Justin McCarthy, Samrat Banerjee, Yulia Kissel Banerji, Anubhav Nath, and Amurto Basu Ray
Voices that foreground how men too share an intimate relationship with the Saree: designers, Saree-store owners, Saree-shoppers, dhoti-wearers, dancers, and a Saree loving couple…
11.15 am – 12.45 pm: Film: Natale Tumchyasathi: Behind the adorned veil; Dir: Savitri Medhatul; (Colour, 60 mins, Marathi with English subtitles)
A film documenting the lives and stories of Lavani performers in Maharashtra.
The Saree Festival 2015
Conceived, curated and presented by Red Earth