Entries by kanthathreads

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Kantha: A Textile on the Move

Posted by:  Cathy and Len Cathy presented on the topic of “Kantha Reimagined” on October 9, 2020, at the virtual conference “Textiles on the Move”  based in Leiden, The Netherlands.  Jointly organized by the International Institute for Asian Studies, the Textile Research Center and the Tracing Patterns Foundation, the conference brought together scholars and curators […]

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থ্রেড – THREADS – The Bangla Version is online FREE until April 20

Posted by Cathy and Len In this time of social distancing and stay-at-home orders, watch an inspiring film.  The Bangla-dubbed version of THREADS is now available online for free for two weeks, until April 20. You can see THREADS on Vimeo.com at this link. সুরাইয়া রহমান ভারত বিভাগের পর তার পরিবার, শিল্পকর্ম, এবং প্রিয় কলকাতা […]

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International Women’s Day 2019

Posted by: Cathy and Len Today is International Women’s Day.   Here’s our pick for a film to watch celebrating women’s achievement… THREADS is an inspiring short documentary about women in Bangladesh overcoming adversity through their commitment to creating timeless, hand-stitched art.  Their work is in museums and private collections around the world, including the […]