In these times of conflict, Nisha Prakash uses poetry to harness the incendiary power of words and their potential for change and healing.
Historically, eri silk yarn or ahimsa silk yarn was handspun by women to supplement their family’s income. The advent of mills and machines changed everything. But now, small scale revivals of this tradition are making their presence felt. Avid traveller and textile artist, Julie Kagti, writes about communities who are reclaiming this dying art.