Event List

Note: All locations are in Madison and are free unless noted otherwise. Events subject to change.

09 14 2016

Food and Color: Creating Images with Henna | 1:45 - 4:15 pm


Drop in to create decorative and political themes in henna with Meeta and her students. This event is free and open to the public! Supplies will be provided.

Third Floor Terrace, Humanities Building | 455 N. Park Street

09 27 2016

Artist Talk with Sarah K Khan | 5:00 - 6:00 pm*


Sarah K Khan, multimedia artist in film, photography, textiles and more, will give an artist talk, discussing art as a tool of political expression through her character Amrita Simla. The event includes a screening of her film Bowing to No One.

Room L160, Elvehjem Building | 800 University Avenue

*Revised time and location

10 18 2016

Artist Talk with Lakshmi Narayan Kadambi | 5:00 - 6:00 pm*


Lakshmi Narayan Kadambi, expert on draping, tying styles and contemporizing traditional craft, will give an artist talk on the history of draping styles of India.

Room L160, Elvehjem Building | 800 University Avenue

*Revised time and location

10 21 2016

Annual Conference on South Asia | 8:30 - 10:15 am


Meeta Mastani will participate in the panel "Decay and Resilience in the Indian Arts and Craft Sector with a Focus on Textiles," as part of the Annual Conference on South Asia. The panel also includes Lakshmi Narayan Kadambi, Sarah K Khan and Henry Drewal.

Registration and fee is required. For more information, visit southasiaconference.wisc.edu.

Parlor 638, Madison Concourse Hotel | 1 W. Dayton Street

11 30 2016

Hand-Crafted Entrepreneurship | 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Meeta will discuss her art practice, Bindaas Unlimited (her sustainable fair trade textile and craft business) and her work with artisans in rural Rajasthan, India. Refreshments will be served at 7:00 pm.

This artist talk is presented by the Arts Institute, Bolz Center for Arts Administration, Wisconsin BBA and Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Wisconsin School of Business.

Plenary Room (1310) | Wisconsin School of Business, Grainger Hall | 975 University Avenue

12 2 2016

Tactile Textiles: Colors and Culture | 7:00 - 10:00 pm


New works by students enrolled in Meeta Mastani's course will be unveiled on Friday, December 2 as part of The Bubbler @ Madison Public Library’s Night Light series. The opening of the show will feature two performances of "Rubedo,"a collaborative dance piece created by Li Chiao-Ping Dance in response to Meeta's work.

The exhibition Tactile Textiles: Colors and Culture will be on display in the Madison Room from December 2 – December 6, 2016.

Madison Room | Third floor, Madison Public Library | 201 W. Mifflin Street