Serendipity Arts Festival has launched a new digital experience, SA Virtual for SAF 2020 event. This year the grand South Asian Arts festival is not going to organize physically. It will be digitally. The digital experience may be new, but enthusiasm and enjoyment will be the same like the previous years of SAF. Serendipity Arts Foundation, a non-profit dedicated cultural organization, has invited curators from all across India to make the event multidisciplinary, exciting, and engaging. Several projects are coming in the event starting from 4th December 2020.
Let’s know what’s special in Indian Folk art & Craft projects of SA Virtual 2020.
Phad Painting by Kalyan Joshi
Kalayan Joshi is a well-known name in the field of Phad painting. He has set a new dimension to Phad painting by experimenting with colors, contemporary style, and has represented the art in poetic and story formats. The workshop is going to be an exotic visual treat for art lovers. His precision and dedication in his painting will make you spellbound. Kalyan Joshi has got the inspiration of the painting from his father and Guru Shree Shrilal Joshi whose family members have been the traditional Phad artists for the last few centuries. Kalayan Joshi has been awarded with the prestigious National Award for his painting work. Don’t miss the workshop.
Gond Painting by Bhajju Shyam
Bhajju Shyam is a world famous name when it comes to Gond art. The Indian artist belongs to the Gond-Pradhaan community (a tribal community) of Madhya Pradesh. He has taken the initiative to keep his community artwork alive and famous. By passion, he is not only an artist but also an author. In 2018, he was awarded with India’s fourth highest civilian award, Padam Shree. He has displayed his artwork in UK, USA, and many parts of the world. Now, he is all set to mesmerize audiences of SAF 2020 with his incredible artwork.
Scroll Painting by Gurupada Chitrakar
The painting refers to a painting on a scroll that could be horizontal or vertical format. It is a kind of Nakashi art, rich in local motifs of the particular region, Telangana. Gurupada Chitrakar is an emerging artist of scroll painting. His painting work displayed in the British museum and several other platforms. His contemporary scroll painting has inspired from the state of West Bengal. He has depicted his scroll work on many events like Gujarat earthquake. Don’t miss his beautiful artwork from the comfort of your home with SA Virtual.
Registration as an audience of SA Virtual has already begun. You are just a few clicks away to become an honorable guest of the event. Register at https://www.serendipityartsvirtual.com today.