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Ritual and decorative wall paintings of the Alu Kurumba community: An art traced back to prehistory – Tamil Nadu

Traditional Craftsmanship The Alu Kurumbas of Tribal Nilgiris , apart from decorating the walls of their dwelling huts with their indigenous peintings, are observed to draw caricature sketches of human beings over the rock outcrops in and around their indigenous … Continue reading

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The uniqueness of Pithora art and the jewellery: Creative expressions of Bhil and Bhilala communities – Madhya Pradesh

Be it the depiction of countryside, weddings, festivals or celebrations – Pithora art, made by tribals of Aadharkaanch in Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh, celebrates different realities of rural living. The paintings are usually canvased on cloth, paper, card boards and … Continue reading

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“Magnetic Fields”: Festival of Contemporary Music & Arts (14-16 December 2018) – Rajasthan

For recent reports on “”tribal music”, “Adivasi dance”, “tribe performing arts” and similar topics, use the search field seen below: Google custom search – Indian press coverage of tribal culture and education Festival date (2018): 14-16 December | Learn more: http://magneticfields.in Started … Continue reading

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Bold patterned artworks that tell a story: The colours and lines of Aboriginal art – Rajasthan & Australia

Neena Bhandari, The Hindu, October 15, 2016 | To read the full article, click here >> The colours and lines of Aboriginal art in Australia’s outback take the author back to the deserts of her birthplace in Rajasthan In the grainy … Continue reading

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A “unique and highly significant” discovery: Rock engravings depicting a human being with a bow and arrow at near Edakkal caves (Wayanad district) – Kerala

E.M. MANOJ, KALPETTA, The Hindu, January 18, 2014 An anthropomorphic figure has been discovered among the prehistoric petroglyphs (rock engravings) on the Thovari hills near Edakkal caves in the Wayanad district of Kerala. […] The petroglyph, a stylistic depiction of a … Continue reading

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