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 ‘St+art India’ is reviving this 2,500-year-old folk art form from Maharashtra with indigenous artists

 St+art India is currently running with its second edition of month-long art residency named ‘From Craft To Contemporary’ where it’s infusing new life into Warli — a folk art form of Maharashtra

Published on 24th June 2022
Artist Visishta V S aka Margi Visishta

Back to theatrical roots

Young Nangyar Koothu artist Margi Visishta talks about her passion for the art form and the need for it to be accepted and performed more

Published on 6th May 2022
Costumes that create conversations

Costumes that create conversations 

Behind its colour-coded, classy outlook was designer Anitha Ranjith’s conscious choice of design elements and well-studied presentation.

Published on 11th January 2022
Folk artist Pushpa Kumari

Folk artist Pushpa Kumari’s Madhubani work exhibited as part of Global Positioning, a public art show in the US

Titled ‘Joy of Living’, the painting is a nuanced representation of hope, particularly in light of the last two years that were taken over by the fear of the pandemic

Published on 15th May 2022

Here’s how Yosha Gupta and her folk art label MeMeraki chipped in with COVID-19 relief

MeMeraki had already carved a niche with their penchant for traditional art forms like Kalamkari, Madhubani, and even lesser-known forms like Assamese Manuscript Painting, Cheriyal Scroll Painting fro

Published on 5th May 2021

Ila Arun and KK Raina's play Shabd Leela comes to Kolkata

Surnai Theatre and Folk Arts Foundation's latest production combines selected portions from Dharamvir Bharati's works, such as Kanupriya, Andha Yug and Ek Sahityak Ke Prem Patra

Published on 19th July 2019

India Heritage Walks organises a tour which celebrates The Folk Art of Bengal

The guided tour explores the folk and tribal artwork section of Gurusaday Dutt's personal collection

Published on 18th May 2019

Learn the folk art tradition of Mithila ‚Äčat this Madhubani workshop

Conducted by Prakruthi arts and crafts, participants will learn the basics of creating a Madhubani painting

Published on 31st August 2018

Me Meraki’s limited edition designer bags celebrate India's rich folk art traditions

With her month-old limited edition bags featuring hand painted folk art, selling out like hotcakes within a matter of days, Yosha Gupta’s Me Meraki is already making waves

Published on 9th March 2017
Purva 2022

Purva 2022 shines a spotlight on Indian art like Surpur and Kalighat paintings

The Purva 2022 art show brings together 42 pieces of work by 11 artists from across the country, all of whom practise heritage art forms

Published on 24th June 2022
Maguni Mohapatra

The new-age saga of Odisha patachitra: Folk art for the social media generation

The art form of Odisha patachitra has come a long way, and is getting a new crop of artists to take pride in their unique heritage, writes curator Suguna Swamy.

Published on 5th January 2019

Tracing culture

Fashion designer Neethu Krishnan hand-painted a total of 68 Indian folk-art forms on a six-yard long handloom saree

Published on 7th January 2022

Zola's Gina Joseph on how the slowdown has affected folk artisans and where sustainability stands now

Zola's newst line-up features stunning metal Dhokra by metalsmiths of Odisha and West Bengal

Published on 29th May 2020

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