Curated by Katy West

Katy West has developed parallel careers as a designer and curator, linked by her interest in objects – their history, meaning, function and application. Curatorial Projects include Modern Languages, a touring exhibition for the National Craft Gallery, Ireland looking at the interpretation of vernacular crafts by five international artists and designers. Transformers for the National Centre for Craft and Design, England investigating designs to make us stronger, harder, faster, better, coinciding with the Paralympic Games, 2012 and Our Objects (contemporary ceramics in context) for the Mackintosh Museum showing the work of eight international ceramicists.

Associate Curator: Lokesh Ghai

Lokesh is an experienced consultant on traditional Indian crafts and has contributed to a number of projects including Ahmedabad International Arts festival. In 2016 he has been on residency at The V&A Museum of Childhood and is currenty working on Reimagine India with the British Council, India. He has lectured at the Royal College of Art, London; University of Lancashire; National Institute of Fashion Technology, Gandhinager and National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India. He teaches and continues to contribute towards the growth of students at Somaiya Kala Vidya, India’s premier design institute for traditional craft communities.

Graphic Design: a visual agency

India Street Film: Edited by Martin Clark

Footage and interviews: The Portnoo Hotel, Martin Clark & Samridhi Thapliyal

Photography: The Portnoo Hotel, Ruth Clark, Shannon Tofts

Contributing Photographers: Laura Spring, Lokesh Ghai, Gabriella Marcella. Emlyn Firth, Charlotte Linton, People Tree, Katy West

Website developer: Patricia de Vries

India Street would not be possible without the generous support from Creative Scotland and The British Council, India.

We would like to acknowledge and thank all the contributing partners of the project:

Research and Development

Barney Hare-Duke & Jeremy Theophilus

Elinor Gallant

Anna-Louise Meynell

Elizabeth Guest

India Street Part 1: The Bombay Sample Book

Assistant Curator: Morven McGregor

PR & Digital Media: Beinn Watson

Graphic Assistant: Alice Rooney

Exhibition Build: Silo

Dr. John Ennis at Gayfield Creative Spaces

The Centre for Advanced Textiles, Glasgow School of Art

Ashok Ghai

Alistair Dearie

India Street Part 2: Building Blocks

Judy Frater, Somaiya Kala Vidya

Paulomi Lalbhai, Parijat Studios.

Villoo Mirza, Design Deals

Govindbhai Prajapati, block cutter

Abhay Mangaldas, House of MG

Rajiv Patel, The French Haveli in Dhal ni Phol.

India Street Part 3: The India Street Bazaar

Curatorial Assistant: Alice Dansey-Wright

Associate Assistant: Harshada Patil

Produced in collaboration with Tramway:

Claire Jackson

Holly Rumble

Rosemary James-Beith

Stuart Gurden

Paul Sorley

Colin McDougall