Tip | Discover the unique arts and crafts practiced by tribal communities across India

“It a pretty shop that offers you a range of products. What’s special? Well, all the products on the shelf are handmade by various tribes from across the country. Aptly, the shop is called Tribes India, which is a part of the Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation Of India Ltd., an organisation under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.”

Tribal trinkets – The Hindu
Tue Mar 10 2015 11:07:32 GMT+0100 (CET)

Rana Siddiqui Zaman, The Hindu, New Delhi, 

[…] artists, while sticking to their traditional styles, have started incorporating contemporary themes in their paintings. Worthwhile examples are Manisha Jha, a Madhubani painter and Mayank Shyam, a Gond artist and son of the renowned sandalwood folk craftsperson Jangarh Singh Shyam.

Keeping this in mind, Arts of the Earth organised various exhibitions such as Santhal scrolls and Jadu Pats from Bengal,Kalamkari from Andhra Pradesh, Pinguli from Maharashtra, Murals from Kerala, Pichwais from Rajasthan, folk miniatures from Rajasthan, Phad paintings from Rajasthan, Madhubani from Bihar, Warli from Maharashtra, Patachitras from Orissa, Cheriyal paintings from Andhra Pradesh, Saura paintings from Orissa , Kalighat paintings from Bengal and Gond paintings to name a few.

Source: Imprinting tribal art on popular psyche – The Hindu
Address: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-newdelhi/imprinting-tribal-art-on-popular-psyche/article6752914.ece
Date Visited: Tue Mar 10 2015 11:29:44 GMT+0100 (CET)


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