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a quick comment/note as I write afterthoughts into my book chapters…

I realize now that the question “has the internet empowered the subaltern woman” is not the question to ask – in one sentence – the answer could be “yes” – in another reply the answer could be “no” – but…. it tells us nothing about what I set out to investigate in the past 18 […]

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following the stash

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Concluding… to be continued.

[for citation details – email me] CHAPTER SIX CONCLUSION or Changes, Transitions, Upgrading, Rewriting… what stayed constant if anything? I started work on this book during a post dot.com socio-economic era soon after I had completed my last book. The last book (Gajjala, 2004) to be based fully on my own research endeavours and collaborations […]

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and yes – I’m still following the saris…

meshes everywhere…. learning everywhere just so I can get the “correct” aesthetic…

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Seemanthani Niranjana

She passed away last night.

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in-progress

Day two (started this nearly a month ago – but this is day two of when I’ve been able to put any work into it). in-progress…

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Sari tales

S writes – “Master weavers did pick up this technology…true, it was more for furnishing products, especially when markets opened out….but I again come back to narayanpet, where master weavers have framelooms, and are making sareees on it. It does have a clear product identity (unlike a more universal fursnishing fabric), but I think what […]

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different realities?

producer and consumer who’s producing who (what?) who’s consuming who (what?) which object stares back?

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conceptual Quilting

to find out more about what it means to “quilt conceptually” according to rad Zabibha (born in 2006) and Cyb Tabla (born in 2004) go to http://slurl.com/secondlife/Brouwer/172/149/42 work in-progress – always considering also linking to Diva’s earlier moo projects – at least those that are still accessible

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