Archana Hande


Archana Hande holds a B.F.A and M.F.A in printmaking from Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, and M.S University, Baroda. Her artwork and creative practice span diverse modes, venues, and themes. As an artist, curator, and organizer, Hande's creative journey has been multifaceted. She was awarded the Charles Wallace India Trust Arts Award in 2000 and a Research Residency by Pro Helvetia, Switzerland in 2010. Notable solo exhibitions include 'I am a Landscape Painter' in Bombay and 'www.arrangeurownmarriage.com' showcased internationally. Hande's work has been prominently featured in major group shows such as the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Sharjah Biennial, and Seoul Mediacity Biennale

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sunday 12 May

Knots, Loops, Tangles: Exploring Bangalore through Textiles

Panel Discussion

Join us in an exploration of Bangalore's vibrant past and present through its textile history through the works of three city-based artists. Our speakers will delve into Tipu Sultan's contributions to the silk industry, the shifts brought by World Wars, and the complex interplay of land, labour, technology, and economy in the industry. Come discover a new side of the city.