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2017-Crosshatched 

Manohar Lal and Asha Ram come to Australia for a month

2017 - Traditional Rajasthani Potter Communities Tour.

the second Crosshatched 10 day tour.

2016 Traditional Rajasthani Potter Communities Tour a photo essay of the first  Crosshatched 10 day tour to several Rajasthani communities as well as other places of interest.

2015 Bhuvnesh Prasad visited Australia for 5 weeks to add to his vast ceramic expertise by working with, and firing stoneware clays.

2015- Crosshatched. Manohar Lal and his son Jagdish Prajapat came to Australia for 10 days of workshops at The Castlemaine State Festival, a weekend at ArtPlay,  and days at Tallarook Primary School and Seymour College and 100 planters for Mr Kitly

February 2015 I had 10 days in Kumhaargram taking footage for what has been edited for a 15 min film http://youtu.be/ZsEFtG2hf6g thanks to the families of Kumhaargram and Lewy for the great edit.

2013 - Crosshatched Potters Tour Manohar Lal and Banay Singh come to Australia to work with Ann Ferguson, Sandra Bowkett and the community on various ceramic activities.

2012 - Ann Ferguson and Sandra Bowkett go to New Delhi. Making Stacks in Balance in Kumhaargraam.

 www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/creativeinstinct/potters-re-caste/4407998 

 2011 - Crosshatched Potters Tour Manohar Lal and Dharmveer come to Australia for a series of workshops including collaborating on the community sculpture Tallarook Stacks.

2010- Dya Firing. A series of photographs following the making and firing of the small lamps used in their millions at Diwali.

2009 - Crosshatched Minhazz Majumdar facilitates the visit of  Pushpa Kumari, Mantu Chitrakar and Pradyumna Kumar  to Australia for creative collaborations with Vipoo Srivilasa and Ann Ferguson as well as workshops at ARTPLAY and printmaking at Jan Palethorp's studio, Chewton.

Transcripts of Sandra Bowkett's journals from early projects.

2008 - The Potters Return Giri Raj Prasad and Manohar Lal return to Australia for another series of workshops including 2 weeks at ARTPLAY.

2005 - Prasad Family Tour, Cultural Connection Through Ceramics The Prasad Family present a series of workshops, complete a residency at Qdos, Lorne, and hold an exhibition

2003 - The Potters Tour  Giri Raj Prasad and Manohar Lal come to Australia for a series of workshops.

2002 - First trip to Hastal village (now known as Kumhaargram) Sandra Bowkett's first trip to work with Rajashtani potters.