Birds in Textiles – An Illustrated talk by Mr. Radharaman Hari Kothandaraman
Influence of Birds in Textiles
We’re back with another exciting episode of Birds in Culture featuring Radharaman Hari Kothandaraman, Founder, CEO, and Principal Designer at The House of Angadi, who will take on a fascinating journey through the representation and influence of birds in Indian textiles, especially Silks.
‘Birds in Culture’ is brought to you by IME in partnership with Avid Learning and Royal Opera House. It looks at the representation and influence of birds in the arts. The series is part of the larger programming for Birdsong, a new exhibition by the Indian Music Experience Museum that explores the science behind bird vocalizations and the influence of birds in music and culture.
Avid Learning is a public programming platform and cultural arm of the Essar Group. It has conducted over 1400 programs and connected with more than 175,000 individuals since its inception in 2009. Driven by the belief that #LearningNeverStops, AVID’s multiple formats like Workshops, Panel Discussions, Gallery Walkthroughs, and Festival Platforms create a dynamic and interactive atmosphere that stimulates intellectual and creative growth across the fields of Culture, Heritage, Literature, Art, Innovation and Sustainability.
Royal Opera House, Mumbai
The Royal Opera House, Mumbai is widely touted as Mumbai’s Cultural Crown Jewel and India’s only surviving Opera House. The space has been owned by the Royal Family of Gondal since 1952.The Royal Opera House Mumbai, now one of the last remaining Baroque structures in the city, reopened after 23 years in October 2016. The building was included on the 2012 World Monuments Watch to raise awareness about its history and significance, and support preservation efforts. The building has since been recognized with an Award of Merit in the 2017 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. Today, it stands as a key performance and creative hub in the city’s cultural landscape, while being a premier heritage landmark.
Radharaman Hari Kothandaraman founder, CEO and principal designer of Angadi Ventures Pvt. Ltd.