Publish Date: | Mon, 12 Jul 2021 08:01 AM (IST)
Bhopal Arts and Culture News: Bhopal (Navdunia Reporter). A five-day ‘Chitra Shivir’ centered on the painting of Bhil and Gond community, centered on the glory of nature in tradition, was organized by Tribal Folk Kala and Boli Development Academy in Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum under the ‘Gamak’ series, focused on multiple disciplines of the Department of Culture. . Art lovers also got an opportunity to buy paintings from tribal painters in the camp.
The Gond and Bhil tribal paintings of Madhya Pradesh have a world-class identity. In this era of Kovid, when tribal painters had no work, they were also becoming financially weak, in such a situation, the Culture Department organized this painting camp with the aim of encouraging the painters, providing a proper platform and helping them. Gaya. 23 female and 39 male painters from across the state participated in this painting camp which lasted from July 7 to 11. However, the painters said that there has not been much sale of paintings from here. The painters depicted the glory of nature, its relation to man with trees, plants, wildlife. The painters worshiped Bada Dev in the midst of nature, carved the tribal lifestyle with bright colors through their kuchi. The memory of the tribes and the respect for nature in their conduct can be clearly seen in the paintings.
There is a slight financial relief: Santosh Kumar Shyam, who came to the painting camp, told that I have been painting for the last 20 years. I have made a pair of peacocks in my picture, which I saw in the forest of my village. Corona has spoiled our situation. This camp has brought some relief. He has run the house by working as a labor during the Corona period.