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South Asian Arts Group (SAAG) annual forum 2013-14

South Asian Arts Group (SAAG) annual forum 2013-14

27th March 2014

Manchester and South Asian Arts. Hosted by the Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design (MIRIAD) in association with the South Asian Arts Group.

Manchester School of Art,
Benzie Building, Room BZ403

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Steve Dixon
Material Responses
Rajnagar Mill
Photo Gavin Parry








Manchester and South Asian Arts

9.30  Registration
10.00    Welcome: Alice Kettle, Manchester School of Art
10.15    Key Note: Alnoor Mitha, Asian Triennial Manchester
10.45    Presentation: Daniel Rycroft, South Asian Arts Group
11.00    Discussion
11.25    Coffee
11.45    Presentation: Lucia King, VisionMix India-UK
12.05    Presentation: Jai Chuhan, Shifting Identities
12.25    Discussion
12.35    Visual presentations: Jacqueline Butler, Under the Skies of Ahmedabad and Lokesh Ghai, Re-inventing a Traditional Indian Milkman's Dress
1.00  Lunch - Available for purchase in cafe
2.00  Presentation: Barney Hare Duke, Stephen Dixon, Alison Welsh, Here and There and Back Again
2.30    Presentation: Anne Morrell, Indian Embroidery: Fast Disappearing Techniques
2.50    Presentation: C.J. O'Neill, Reflections on the Handmade
3.10    Discussion
3.30   Coffee
3.50  Presentation: Frances Pritchard, South Asian Textiles at the Whitworth Art Gallery: The Collection and Recent Collaborations
4.15   Presentation: Sarah Lawton, SHARING the MAKING: International Study Exchange and Artisanal Engagement
4.35   Discussion
4.50  Vote of Thanks: Dean of Manchester School of Art, Prof David Crow


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