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  • RATHWA AND BHIL TRIBE

    One early morning in mid December we left to uncover  research the Bhil and Rathwa tribes. Bhuribai the welll known Bhil artist travelled with us.It was a long and comfortable drive to Jhabua. On on…
  • Tattoo Art of the Baiga tribe.

    About the Baiga Baiga tribe of central India is one of the most primitive tribe of India. The Baiga tribes used to practice shifting cultivation in forest areas without using the plough.They used to have…
  • Yaya: An ethnographic film on the Gond Tribes of Bastar

    A trailer of a short film on the Gond Tribes of Bastar.  
  • Warli tribe artists in Lyon ,France

    Warli Artists In Lyon in May 2015“Duppata ” is a NGO based in south of France that works for women empowerment in India.They have  exhibitions annually of tribal and folk paintings of India  at various…
  • Book launch of children’s book ‘L’Elephant Volant'(french)

    Book launch of childrens book ‘L’elephant Volant’The idea to make a childrens book based on this Gond Folklore happened in 2013 when I was in Paris for the presentation for “Verncular India” hosted by Gallerie…
  • Presentation on four tribal women artists at Indian Embassy Paris, France.

    Presentation on Four Tribal Women Artists of Central India In 2014 I was invited by the Indian Embassy in Paris to talk about the eminent women artists of central India.I picked out, two Gond ,…
  • Gond Tribal Art workshop for school children

    I  facilitated and conducted a  two day workshop for the boys at” The Doon School” Dehradun.The workshop was supervised by Rajendra Shyam. It was a wonderful experience working with the children.The boys were very excited to develop their own…
  • Behind the Gond Paintings – A trip into the heart of India-Patangarh March 2013

    To understand a painting or to get into the mind of an artist, one has to often understand his roots.The place where his or her heart belongs.This was my first trip to Mandla district to…
  • Tree of Life -An group show of artists at Gitanjali Art Gallery Goa

    A group show of five Gond artists was held at Gitanjali Art Gallery, Panjim , Goa.The artists that participated were Raju Shyam, Manoj Tekam, Hiraman Urveti, Ramesh Tekam and Rajendra Kumar Shyam.The painting of Peacock and…
  • Gond Tribal Art workshop at Welham Girls , Dehradun

    I organised and facilitated an workshop at Welham Girls School.Artist Rajendra Shyam and Artist Santosh Maravi guided the students.The story of the “The Flying Elephant” , was to be pictorially depicted. It was wonderful to see the various creations by…
  • The First Encounter with Gond Art

    For both of us it is important that our architecture speaks of our deepest collective memory…while the executed commissions differ in response to particular clients’ needs and the challenges and opportunities posed by individual sites…
  • The Beginning…

    The journey that brought me here to this juncture, to this point of discovery and adventure, started in the summer of 1988! It was the first day of college and I was nervously looking around…