September 13, 2008 - January 18, 2009
Donald Fels homepage
Learn more about Donald Fels and his time in Southern India.
Donald Fels is represented by Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
See pictures of Fels’ work to emerge from his time in India and learn more about the inspirations and influences behind What Is a Trade?
Signboards as Mirrors of Cultural Change
Gaurav Mathur’s 2005 article in the Design Issues on India’s rich design history due to the mix of cultural influences over time and the current conflict of modern deign ideas and methods conflicting with past traditional ways of Indian designs.
Hidden Typographers of India
An interview with “hoarding artists,” or sign painters.
Watch signboard painting in action
Part of the India Cinema exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London featured the artistry of hoarding artists. Watch a video about the creation of a Bollywood sign board.
Learn more about Kerala tourism and government
Information about the Indian state where Fels created works for this exhibition.
Vasco da Gama’s Journey to India
da Gama’s journal entries, from the Internet Modern History Sourcebook.
A guide to globalization with resources, news analyses, and issue briefs on this complex international issue.
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