Making of Leather Lamp Shades.
Craft / Curating Design / India / Indian Leather Puppetry / Indira Barve / Leather / Nimmalakunta / Photography / Process and making / Puppetry

Making of Leather Lamp Shades.

Indian Leather Puppetry -2 Puppetry storytelling used to be part of entertainment for the common masses, with the invasion of the television this has changed. The leather puppet makers are no longer making as many puppets, and have started to use their skill to make leather objects such as lamp shades, decorative door hanging, partitions and … Continue reading

Indian Leather Puppetry -1
Art / Craft / Curating Design / India / Indian Leather Puppetry / Indira Barve / Leather / Materials / Nimmalakunta / Process and making / Puppetry / Storytelling

Indian Leather Puppetry -1

Indian tradition and religion has had a significant influence on leather-puppetry, this has been evident from its mention in the two great Hindu epics- the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. Puppetry have been an integral cherished part of the craft of Southern India, which have later been shared with Indonesia. The legacy of this craft can … Continue reading