Artists n Dignity (AND)

The Bishnupur Outreach

Vibha Mitra

The Bishnupur Outreach

Radhe S a weaver in Bishnupur, is an award winning weaver with 4 looms. Exemplary skill, he makes these beautiful heirlooms. The COVID menace has destroyed his market. A regular supplier to Tantuja no longer supplies them as they have been hit by the pandemic. He has however kept the looms running and is still supporting his weavers. He has borrowed money from his daughter and he wishes to repay her. Lets reach out, buy his exquisite weaves and help him live his dream.

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Supriyo Sahoo Rimil

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Supriyo Sahoo Rimil

Supriyo Sahoo an eclectic graduate from the Govt Art College has many achievements to his credit. His medium is acrylic and having participated in Art Exhibitions he moved on to textiles and has extensive experience as Consultant to many brands. He started his brand Rimil and has showcased his work in fairs in Berlin and Paris                                                                                        His expertise is manifold - Meghalaya Handlooms with a special focus on Eri / non-violent silk, Indian Miniature paintings of the Kangra school, Chamba Rumaal embroidery, Mud resist batik / marble dye among others. Not one to rest on his laurels he continues experimenting...

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Amina Bibi

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Amina Bibi

Amina Bibi learnt the art of kantha making from her mother, aunts and grandmother at home. A hobby became a skill well used when she was married to a good but handicapped man unable to support his family. She started making Kantha items and selling at fairs. She was good and has managed to not only support her family but also educate her sons. She now mobilizes 40 women in her neighbourhood. The COVID menace and falling markets have left her and 40 others with almost no income. Lets buy her products and support them.

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Aasha kiran - first initiative

Vibha Mitra khaadi sustainabality west bengal

Aasha kiran - first initiative

As our first initiative, we are trying to help a colony of weavers from the quaint railhead to Sunderban tiger reserve called Canning. Mrinal a master weaver running a firm called ‘Baidyanath’, trying to sustain 25 weaver families around the area. 

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