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Jingle Trucks: Evocative Pakistan Truck Art

Presented by PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning at Online/Virtual Space

Jan 11 2022
Jingle Trucks: Evocative Pakistan Truck Art presented by PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning at Online/Virtual Space, 0 0

This special event is coming to you directly from Pakistan on Zoom from the PILLAR Institute.

Decorating modes of transport—from camel saddles to river boats—is a tradition that in Pakistan dates back centuries.  And modern trucks are no exception! This class explores the crazy, whimsical, beautiful phenomenon of Pakistan truck art—known in Urdu as Phool Patti and dubbed “jingle trucks” by foreign soldiers once serving in the region.

Amazingly and improbably, jingle trucks have become a special, even unique, teaching-and-learning tool in the United States. In Chattanooga,

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Non PILLAR Member: $35

PILLAR Member: $25

PILLAR yearly membership is $75.

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