Audio: KQED's Arts Team recommends Kira Dominquez Hultgren exhibition

KQED, February 27, 2020

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'Embroidering Exoticism' at San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
Using two Punjabi phulkaris embroidered by a relative around 1925 as a starting point, Bay Area artist Kira Dominguez Hultgren traces themes of colonialism, contemporary exoticism and craft in I Was India: Embroidering Exoticism. Her woven work, large-scale and vibrant, incorporates a variety of textures and materials, including climbing rope, wool, Indian cotton and Chinese silk. The show starts March 4, 2020 and runs through April 12, 2020.