KANAKAVALLI JOURNAL

JULY VIGNETTE : JAYANTHI KUMARESH - SERENADING TRADITION

JULY VIGNETTE : JAYANTHI KUMARESH - SERENADING TRADITION
“For me, tradition is about addition,” says Jayanthi Kumaresh, one of the country’s finest Veena artistes, who began playing the instrument at the age of three. Jayanthi, Kanakavalli's July Vignette, believes in the versatility of her art form and its relevance in a modern context, having performed at traditional Carnatic concerts and at international jazz festivals.
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Varna Sutra: Antar Anga - Checks & Stripes

Varna Sutra: Antar Anga - Checks & Stripes
This month we look at the various patterns that make up the body of the sari, focusing on the Kattam and Vari (checks and stripes). The weavers of Tamil Nadu possess a skillful mastery over the weaving of checks and stripes. The end result is a powerful visual and emotive force of expression.
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