27 January 2024/
‘MODERN TRIBAL – CONNECTING TRADITIONS’ – AN EXHIBITION CELEBRATING THE CONVERGENCE OF TRIBAL AND CONTEMPORARY ART
Gondwana Art Project explores the fusion of traditional and contemporary in tribal art at the Main Gallery Bikaner House, New Delhi from 29 Jan 2024 to 5 February 2023 from 11.00 AM to 7.00 PM.
The Gondwana Art Project presents ‘Modern Tribal – Connecting Traditions,’ an exhibition celebrating the convergence of tribal and contemporary art, with a spotlight on Gond and Bhil paintings, showcasing the dynamic evolution of indigenous art forms, emphasizing the rich cultural heritage of Tribal Art from. The preview of the show will be held on 28 January 2023 @ 5.30 PM.
“Gondwana Art Project is excited to announce its collaborative exhibition with Australian artists at the Bikaner House from Jan 28 to Feb 5, 2024, in conjunction with India Art Fair as a parallel event. The Project is focused on supporting tribal artists from the Gondwana region, to create modern and contemporary art using their traditional art form and techniques. The Gond and Bhil art from central India have a remarkable similarity with the First Nation’s Art from Australia. The exhibition titled Modern Tribal – Connecting Traditions, will showcase these cultural art forms evolving with modern times,” says Sundeep Bhandari, founder of Gondwana Art Project.
GOND AND BHIL ART
Gond Painting originated from South Asia’s largest tribal community, covering folk stories, religion, festivals and nature with unique use of bright colors and elaborate patterning.
Bhil Painting has been Practiced by the second-largest tribal community in central India and manifests in rituals, songs, dances and paintings depicting life connected to nature, identified by distinct dots with multiple symbolic meanings.
A young collectors walkthrough showcasing tribal art from central India made on phonograph records developed in association with Manya Records, will be held at Main Gallery Bikaner house on Friday, 2 February 2024 @ 5.00 PM.
Talk by Rachael Parsons, Director and Curator of New England Regional Art Museum, Australia. The evolution of indigenous art and it’s coexistence with modern and contemporary art at Main Gallery Bikaner house on Tuesday, 30 Jan 2024 @ 11.30 AM.
“Join us in celebrating cultural diversity, creativity and the evolution of traditional art at the ‘Modern Tribal – Connecting Traditions’ exhibition. Witness how tribal art remains relevant and contributes to the rich cultural landscape in the contemporary world,” Sundeep Bhandari, founder of Gondwana Art Project invites all to enjoy the splendid heritage Art Show.
* NERAM (New England Regional Art Museum, Australia), for exploring the similarities between Indian tribal arts and First Nations Art of Australia.
* Shop DRAWN, a clothing label dedicated to wearable art. A luxury collection of clothes made using Gond art images.
* Records Manya, an Israeli Foundation – promoting sustainability by use of unusable gramophone records in creating tribal artworks.