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Sculpted Sound: Stringed Instruments from India in Museum Rietberg (5 September 2014 to 9 August 2015) – Switzerland

In November 2013, the Museum Rietberg seized a unique opportunity to purchase a superb collection of lutes amassed by the successful illustrator and commercial artist, Bengt Fosshag of Rüsselsheim in Germany. The acquisition was made possible thanks to the generous … Continue reading

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Streetparade of the gods Exhibition at Museum Rietberg Zuerich – Bastar / Switzerland

Streetparade of the gods 20th July – 11th November 2012 Several years have passed since the Museum Rietberg last dealt with the subject of Indian “tribal art”. The last few exhibitions were dedicated to Indian court art. “Streetparade of the … Continue reading

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Highlighting the Santal’s autonomous aesthetics on a national level: Rare exhibits and photographs of music and puppetry from Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal – National Museum New Delhi

Suanshu Khurana, Indian Express, New Delhi, April 26, 2015 | To read the full story and view the photo in full size, click here >> […] Comprising rare photographs of music and dance and daily activities of the Santals, the … Continue reading

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Slideshow and Introduction | “Cadence and Counterpoint: Documenting Santal Musical Traditions”: National Museum – New Delhi

Photos and information courtesy Dr. Ruchira Ghose and Project Management Unit, National Museum © 2015 Cadence and Counterpoint: Documenting Santal Musical Traditions On view at the National Museum from 15 April till 17 May 2015 Exhibition catalogue of the same title by Dr. Ruchira … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Santal musical traditions at the National Museum – New Delhi

Photos: courtesy Dr. Ivy Hansdak © 2015 SHAILAJA TRIPATHI, The Hindu, April 23, 2015 An extensive exhibition of Santhal music explores the changing face of the distinct tradition and why we need to restore it to its original form […] … Continue reading

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