Kolkata: Workshop on tribal art form organised in RBU

Kolkata: Workshop on tribal art form organised in RBU

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Kolkata, Dec 30 (IBNS): The West Bengal State Akademi of Dance, Music and Visual Arts in association with Rabindra Bharati University and Lalit Kala Akademi on Thursday inaugurated a workshop on Santhal Pata painting of Jadu Pata series in Kolkata.

The workshop was inaugurated by Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury, Vice Chancellor, RBU and Chairman, West Bengal State Akademi of Dance, Music and Visual Arts along with Siddhartha Ghosh, Secretary, Regional Center, Kolkata, Lalit Kala Akademi and the Dean of Department of Visual Arts Aditya Prasad Mitra.

The Santhal Pata painting of Jadu Pata series is a painting pursued by a tribal community of Medinipur district of West Bengal.

“We are on the verge of losing such tribal art form. This is an effort to preserve such art forms for our future generation. Such workshops are very useful for upcoming artists as well," said Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury.

The workshop will be held at the Jorasanko campus of the Rabindra Bharati University from December 30 to January 2, 2017, between 11am to 4 pm daily.

Notable Pata artists such as Dukhushyam Chitrakar, Swarna Chitrakar along with other renowned artists will be conducting the four-day workshop.

(Reporting by Adit Majumder, Images by Satyajit Shaw/IBNS)

Kolkata: Workshop on tribal art form organised in RBU

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