Meet Bina Shah, a talented artist, and sculptor living in the Zurich region of Switzerland, in an exclusive video interview with Namaste Switzerland. She introduces us to her multicultural ancestry, her passion, her vision and her art. Bina grew up in Iran with an Indian heritage. She moved to the United States in 1994 where she met a sculptor who suggested she work with clay. Her journey began with a basic pottery class where she got her hands dirty with clay for the first time, she has never looked back since. Bina’s art has been showcased globally. Her most...Read More
The walls of the Ethnographic museum in Zurich are adorned with beautiful brightly coloured fabric art from India – the Kalamkari! A visit to the museum and one gets to see very large depictions of the two Indian epics, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. There are also many other illustrations including the different avatars of Vishnu. “This exhibition displays many of the museum’s Kalamkari pieces for the very first time.” says Mr. Andreas Isler, one of the two curators of this Exhibition. Isler and Paola von Wyss-Giacosa have been working together on Indian topics at the Ethnographic Museum at...Read More
‘Namaste Switzerland’ showcases some of the exquisite works of ‘Sutradhaar’- an organisation founded by Sunanda Sastry, who believes in bonding the storyteller and her audience by way of fabric.Read More
Ms. Smita Purushottam: down-to-earth, motivated, realistic – and a true Indian at heart. Her disarming smile and caring manner add charm to her persona. Read on to find out more.Read More
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Bhanu Athaiya happens to be the first Indian to receive a competitive Oscar. She shared the Oscar with John Mollo for their on costume designing for the 1982 movie Gandhi.
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