Brinda Gill. How/when did you get drawn to textiles and weaving?
Pragati Mathur: Craft, art and colour are part of our inherent culture in India and were also an important part of our culture at home. From a very early age, I was drawn to colour and had an innate sense of it. My parents were great travellers and my father often picked up beautiful cotton and silk saris from across India for my mum. I travelled to Paris at the age of twelve and was awed by the fantastic art displays at the Pompidou Centre. The influence of the colour language in Rajasthan my homeland also made a big difference.
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