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What is a cloth book?

Type: Event
Location: Edouard Michelin Auditorium – AFM
City: Chennai
Date: Fri, 2012/11/30 – 7:30pm
Price: Open to all
Category: Conference
Duration: 90 min


invite you to

‘What is a cloth book?’

A Conference with Louise-Marie Cumont, a French artist


With a presentation by Gita Wolf, Publisher, Tara Books.

Discover how to create unique contemporary books for children using traditional applique and embroidery techniques!

Learn about the use of design and materials in the wider context of textiles in India.

30th November at Edouard Michelin Auditorium – AFM


Louise-Marie Cumont is a French artist.

She made and stitched her first cloth book for her son and extended her passion to all.

Her books are unique and deal with the major questions of life in a seemingly simple but universal way.


Gita Wolf has written more than 14 award-winning books for children and adults.

She was an academic by training before she moved into publishing, with a research focus on comparative literature.

She is one of the most famous and creative figures in Indian edition, exploring and experimenting all forms of books and their status as a revered cultural object.


For more information on Tara Books please have a look at their website : www.tarabooks.com