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 […]
Gianofer Fields is an Art Historian and Material Culture contributor and curates the Radio Chipstone series. The project is hosted by the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and funded by the Chipstone Foundation; a decorative arts foundation whose mission is preserving and interpreting their collection, as well as stimulating research and education in the decorative arts.
According to contributor gianofer fields…she could hear the laughter emanating from the workshop the moment she stepped off the elevator. The cause of the joyful noise? A Ho-Chunk Finger Weaving workshop in the School of Human Ecology on the UW Madison campus. The workshop is an extension of the current exhibition entitled Intersections: Indigenous Textiles […]