Dr. Annapurna Mamidipundi is the founder of an NGO that supports vulnerable craft livelihoods in South India. She recently presented a lecture at the School of Human Ecology entitled…Telling Color by Smell, Memory and Song:The Innovation of Traditional Craft in South India.
In this edition of Radio Chipstone Dr. Mamidipundi takes a break from navigating Ho Chunk Finger Weaving to share her experience with weaving communities in South India. She tells contributor gianofer fields…learning to weave is essential to understanding how to share the stories of the weavers. And while she trained in engineering and communications, those are just as few of her titles.