Proposal: Photography in Delhi
Fashion is about creating cultural moments and India has seen a radical shift since the Khadi movement. Modern India is stylish and adaptable, and Delhi is not only its capital city of the parliament but also a cultural playground. Let's take a peek inside one of the most influential states in Asia where there is no such thing as fashion overdose.
Delhi is a closet full of surprises that houses authentic items from all the states in India. If you're a fashion nerd, then Delhi is your fabrics and textiles library.
Sari is a primitive attire that is modern in every sense of the word. A sari workshop will introduce you to its evolution and the science behind it in the different cultures of South Asia. Learn how and why people drape in the way they do. Visit Dilli Haat in the evening, an open-air exhibition and market of cool paraphernalia from all over the country.
Fashion in modern India runs parallel to its traditional counterpart. Gain insights on the growing sneaker and athletic aesthetic culture that continues to inspire the youth today. In the evening, delve into the world of street-style through the lens of fashion photographers.
Learn to design and print clothes with Indian sensibilities at a cyanotype workshop. Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Afterwards, get a hands-on learning experience with designers on the process of designing an attire. From cutting and colouring to designing and styling, give your ideas a reality it deserves.
Rafoogari is the traditional practice of darning and Rafoogars are those who mend, renew, and conserve textiles. Explore textile restoration with experts. Later explore, what makes fashion in India ethical? Practice sustainable fashion with professionals in the industry.
Welcome to Delhi's colourful and textural retreat. Old Delhi houses everything you'll need to execute a big fat Indian wedding. Get a tour of its magical lanes with experts.
Depart from Delhi and share your Culture Fox moments with the world.
Please note: This is a concept programme that can be customised according to your interests but the dates/activities may vary depending on the availability of the artists/organisations.
This 7-day programme is an introduction to traditional techniques of designing and its use in current trends of modern India. From sari workshops and street-style of Delhi to cyanotype and Rafoogari workshops, embrace fashion of a city.
As you explore the evolution of fashion in the capital city of India, you'll also gain insights into the growing trends and how people are shaping their identity in Modern India. Learn the art of crafting and designing ethnic and contemporary Indian attire with professionals and designers.