Button Button arrow



Seeds to Flowers"- ​ A striking collection of traditional Indian folk and tribal art

By Admin

2 May, 2019

The works included in this exhibition,  therefore, subliminally display preservation of our cultural heritage. It is a fusion of ingenious works of our folk community - coming together to speak for the 'solidarity in diversity'  of our nation. They are the Bengal Pattachitra-.approximated to be dating back to the 13th century, this art form is known for its intricate details as well as mythological narratives and folktales inscribed in it.
art, bananivista
Pinguli Chitrakati a unique style of paintings practiced in the ancient village of Pingulli, in the tribal regions of the state of Maharashtra. A series of paintings describing traditional stories are claimed to be with the Thakar community for over 500 years. The stories belong to Ramayana, Mahabharat and Nandi Puran, harmonious tribal art from Warli tribe which is one of the largest in India, located outside of Mumbai. The Warli culture is centered around the concept of mother nature and elements of nature are often focal points depicted in Warli paintings.
art, bananivista
Farming is their main way of life and the paintings revolve around harvest and the festivities surrounding harvest. Some  lyrical - poetic execution of the  simplicity of the Hazaribagh tribal art from Jharkhand, the sahrai and khovar folk art draws heavily from the forest life, Saura tribal art - a form of wall murals and yatripat from Raghurajpur , Orissa , exclusive Gond  art depicting the tree of life and green mountain from  Madhya Pradesh , Pichwai is a traditional art having its origin in Rajasthan, it features intricate paintings portraying Lord Krishna ( shrinathji) which is done on fabric using dark rich hues, the delicate  Chamba rumal  depicting the Raas Lila of Krishna and Radha from Himachal, the headhunting sculptures  of Nagaland, Bhutta sculptures from Karnataka and the leather puppets from Andhra Pradesh.  All merged together to form  a beautiful collaboration.
Event: Seeds to Flowers A striking  collection of traditional  Indian folk and tribal art 
Date  1st to the 6th of May,2019
Venue  Open Palm Court, Indian Habitat center
.Time : 8am to 10pm 
For more such updates, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Download our magazine Spunky Indian for exclusive stories.