An exhibition to showcase the finest textile traditions of India by curators Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao, recently organised the second edition of ‘Nayaab’. The three-day exhibition, held in New Delhi, showcased the uniquely designed couture creations by nineteen talented designers who used traditional Indian textiles techniques in their creations.
“Nayaab is an effort to celebrate Indian textiles. As curators, our effort is to present the best of the designers for our customers. We do a thorough research of each designer before collaborating for the exhibition. However, in this initiative we ensure to present not just the Indian weaves, but even the traditional techniques and methods to craft the textiles,” the curators said.
Designers use different crafts to enhance their designs and it is every core together – the embroidery, the weaves, the dyeing to create each piece that we exhibit at Nayaab,” they added.
With this edition of the exhibition, the curators brought a wide selection of the Indian weaves paying tribute to the ancient textiles of the country. The exhibition encapsulated the aesthetic sensibilities of designers presenting their work of Indian textiles in modern fashion.
The curators carried out a thorough research to select the designers for the exhibition and helped them understand the idea behind Nayaab.