Kalyani Ganapathy

Kalyani Ganapathy is an illustrator and visual storyteller, who lives in the Nilgiri Hills. She is passionate about handcrafted motifs, patterns and textiles, and her work is inspired by Japanese woodblock prints and other traditional art forms.

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    Tak tak sum, tak tak sum… Hambreelmai sits by the Kamblang river, happy at her loom, copying patterns from the clouds, the birds, the ripples in the water. She is the first weaver, taught by the goddess Matai herself. One day, Sheipung the porcupine sees her exquisite cloth and wants it… What happens next is the story of how the Mishmi people learnt to...