The beauty of the negative printing

Rainbow Textiles is run by Shakeel Ahmed and his family. They live out in the port town of Mundra in Kutch, Gujarat. To get out there I sat on the back of a bike for about an hour and a half. Being a bit out of practice of sitting on a bike for so long,Continue reading “The beauty of the negative printing”

Reviving an Heirloom Cotton

Kala cotton in an organic heirloom cotton from Kutch, Gujarat; a western state of India. The region is very arid, almost desert like for most of the year. Because of that many of the agricultural resources there are drought resistant, from the world renowned water buffalo to the Kala Cotton. Kala cotton is also known asContinue reading “Reviving an Heirloom Cotton”

Old World Looming

Some of the community that lives in this arid climate are nomadic, these camels are connected to so many parts of their lives. These communities herd these camels through the mangroves and the desert, and live with them year round. They use the camel’s milk for nourishment, the camel’s wool for warmth and textiles aroundContinue reading “Old World Looming”