Category Archives: Music and dance

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

Festival date (2018): 14-16 December | Learn more: http://magneticfields.in Started in 2013, Magnetic Fields is held in the majestic setting of the 17-century palace Alsisar Mahal at Jhunjhunu offering a unique marriage of contemporary culture with Rajasthani heritage and hospitality. From pure … Continue reading

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Globalising a tribal art based on geometric forms: Mandana drawings – Rajasthan

Koshilaya Devi, a 68-year-old artist from Rajasthan’s Baran city has been working hard to preserve and conserve the traditional white chalk on red background Mandana drawings | Read the full story in the Hindustan Times (24 August 2016) >> A 68-year-old woman … Continue reading

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Video | More than simply a theatre company, set up for a total experience: Trimukhi Platform – West Bengal

TRIMUKHI PLATFORM | http://trimukhiplatform.org/theatretoday/ “Trimukhi Platform is not simply a theatre company; it is the set up for a total experience. It constantly interrogates those who go through it about what they are actually attending to. On the one hand, the … Continue reading

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A craft workshop for Santal women in Purulia: Determined to overcome poverty – West Bengal

This is the first time we have ventured out of traditional art/craft, but there is a connection because the skills necessary for this craft are traditional and the primary material, familiar.  We plan to revisit these villages in a few … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Banam Making Workshop at Bishnubati – West Bengal

After having several rounds of discussions on the format and concept of the Banam making workshop, the two day workshop on 18-19 August 2018 went on successfully in the museum campus at Bishnubati. It started at 9:30 am on the first … Continue reading

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