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Saree & the Feminine

28 Sep 2018 to 21 Oct 2018
Saturday 29 Sept to Sunday 21 Oct
The Saree a traditional wear of Indian woman unstitched both elegant & graceful.
Event type: 
Art, Cultural, Exhibition
Price: 
FREE ENTRY
Venue: 
The Upstairs Gallery
Address: 
Level 1, Lopdell House, 418 Titirangi Road, Titirangi, West Auckland
Region: 
Auckland

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India is one of the affluent countries when it comes to values, culture and traditions. 

From all corners, be it down South or up North, every region and state has something spectacular to offer – ranging from heritage to different rituals, cuisines, clothes and so much more. It’s this diversity of India that makes every place geographically, historically and culturally build its rich heritage.

In this one-off exhibition, Smita Upadhye portrays one such aspect that binds all Indian women through threads of elegance; their love for sarees. To define, these are five to nine yards of light material in the form of bliss adorned by every woman in India. It’s not just a cloth to be draped around your waist but has a lot more to offer - a deeper emotional connection with every feminine.

Join us for the opening ceremony on Friday 28 September from 6 to 7:30pm.

This beautiful body of works will be on display everyday from 10am to 4pm, and closes on Sunday 21 October.

 

Written by

The Upstairs Gallery

27 Sep 2018

The Upstairs Gallery is a community gallery with a light and airy space and boutique shop. We promote not only our established members, but new artists fresh to the arts scene.