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East Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprentices

East Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprentices

Date
1989
Description
One color slide, 20 black and white negatives. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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East Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprenticesEast Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprenticesStill ImageArtisans
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Tattoo artists
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Indian Americans
Body art
Mehndi (Body painting)
Body painting
Indian arts
Teaching of folklore
Henna
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