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Tribal art offers glimpse into psyche of craftsmen

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PENANG: With artefacts such as totem poles, ritual staffs, figurines, face masks and wood carvings, a tribal art exhibition is offering visitors a glimpse into how indigenous communities in the region communicate their hopes, fears and coping strategies amidst uncertainty in the natural world.

The exhibition, titled “Spirited – Human Art of the Non-Human”, is being held at the Homestead, Wawasan Open University (WOU) in George Town.

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An exhibition featuring tribal art

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The High Commissioner of Australia, Philip Green, hosted a reception to launch the exhibition titled Modern Tribal – Connecting Traditions at Bikaner House. Curated by the Gondwana Art Project, the exhibition features tribal art from central India, alongside Australian indigenous works from New England Regional Art Museum’s (NERAM) partner, Utopia Art Sydney and South Australian-born, Darwin-based First Nations artist Sarrita King.

The Gondwana Art Project has been mentoring tribal artists from central India in developing artworks with new design concepts and colour palettes and thus supporting their livelihood. These artworks are done in a modern and contemporary style keeping intact the authenticity of the traditional artforms, narrating stories of tribal culture, festivals, environment, folklore, flora and fauna.

Read more: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/events/delhi/an-exhibition-featuring-tribal-art/articleshow/107224348.cms?from=mdr

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