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The Friday List: From a talk on sustainable fashion to a discussion on Tamil cinema's tryst with visual art, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.
Once photography came in in the late 1800s, botanical artforms became less important. But their importance historically, archivally, is to remind us that these were scientific projects of documentation; that at the heyday of the imperial project, it was this art that pushed science forward as new species were being identified from the colonies, says Sita Reddy, who edited this issue of Marg magazine.