Home And Beyond 2.0

The Center for Embodied Knowledge is pleased to present a report on Home and Beyond 2.0, another immerse experience for families and especially children to live in harmony with nature. In a fast paced world where everything is available at the click of a mouse, children have had an elemental experience creating a sense of… Continue reading Home And Beyond 2.0

An Old Friend & Co-Traveler Joins As Advisor

Most of you will know about the Center for Embodied Knowledge which Akanksha and I co-founded with Hari Kiran Vadlamani last year. It’s been more than a year of interesting projects and people we have funded and mentored , you can check here : https://cek.org.in/articles/ Since early this year we have been supporting young men… Continue reading An Old Friend & Co-Traveler Joins As Advisor

Excavating Indigenous Knowledge Traditions

Handloom Futures Trust (HFT) was supported with a grant by Centre for Embodied Knowledge (CEK) for their exploratory work in the years 2022-23. The work of  HFT centers on the “Ownership of Knowledge” from the perspective of rooted artisan communities, the hope is to build a consensus on knowledge systems via the process of democratic… Continue reading Excavating Indigenous Knowledge Traditions

Center for Embodied Knowledge support for Local Building Traditions & Sustainable Lifestyle Workshops

Center for Embodied Knowledge in its continuous engagement with Indian Knowledge Systems , after supporting three teams and coalitions with crafts and Kalamakari is now supporting two young individuals, who we will call The CEK Co-Travelers, Dheeraj Annappureddy and Mayank Ale. CEK is supporting Dheeraj and Mayank for 3 months, with a CEK fellowship and covering costs of… Continue reading Center for Embodied Knowledge support for Local Building Traditions & Sustainable Lifestyle Workshops

CEK Kalamkari Gurukulam

Center for Embodied Knowledge is pleased to announce a long term collaboration with National and State awarded “Shilpguru” Sri K. Siva Prasad Reddy for construction of a studio in the village of Tangaturu, Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh and to nourish a new generation of Kalamkari artists. The studio will be named ‘CEK Kalamkari Gurukulam’. Through the… Continue reading CEK Kalamkari Gurukulam

Chintz to Prints: Collaboration with Antāti

Center for Embodied Knowledge is pleased to announce a collaboration with Antati, a Singapore based museum and historical research consultancy for organising a Chintz to Prints workshop. Through this collaboration CEK seeks to bridge the understanding between Asian cultures and promote the interpretation of Indian craft traditions with an accurate lens. A grant of 2000… Continue reading Chintz to Prints: Collaboration with Antāti

CEK Announces a Grant & Collaboration with The Handloom Futures Trust

Center for Embodied Knowledge is pleased to announce a collaboration and a grant of Rs 25 lacs to The Handloom Futures Trust (HFT), Hyderabad. About the Collaboration: CEK is announcing its collaboration for the next 12 months with HFT, co-founded by Annapurna Mamidipudi, as the lead in our mutual effort. As a first step with… Continue reading CEK Announces a Grant & Collaboration with The Handloom Futures Trust

Launch of Center for Embodied Knowledge

We seek, seeking fellow travellers to nurture crafts of hand and voice, love and effort, in tune with nature, traditions,  living and lost,  in search of languages, those that are silent not spoken, languages of action, embodied. We are pleased to announce the launch of Center for Embodied Knowledge (CEK). Founded by Hari, Sunny Narang… Continue reading Launch of Center for Embodied Knowledge