This notion that “all Jains are Gujaratis” is overshadowing the true representation of who Jains are and the religion Jainism. As part of Brooklyn Arts Council's Citizen Folklife initiative, Smrita Jain does fieldwork in order clear up this misconception.
A permanent trail of artful signage that highlights the personal stories, histories, and traditions of Woodcleft Canal, also known as the Nautical Mile
Lullabies of New York (CFLNY) will document traditional lullabies throughout New York City
The Brooklyn Folk Arts & Artists Series spotlights Brooklyn's immigrant communities historically underrepresented by cultural institutions.
Credit:Brooklyn Public Library
Continuing Traditions in Northeastern Indian Beadwork exhibit at the Castellani Art Museum
Series of public programs in 2015 that fused past participants of Folk Feet with emerging traditional dance forms and communities in Brooklyn.
Credit:Brooklyn Arts Council