Twenty-eight years have passed since Chummar Choondal, the pioneering folklorist of Kerala died. Still, his memory enlivens folklore artists of all hues.
Temples in Malabar are once again bustling with Poorakkali and Marathukali, which reflect some charmingly unique traits of Kerala’s cultural heritage.
Jaipur-based miniature artist Suvigya Sharma specialises in Pichwais, refined Tanjores, Piquas and portraits. He has recently launched his first collection of NFTs.
A distinct feature of Nedumudi was that he was always a performer at heart, who in turn, also enjoyed performing and playing the performer on screen.
The Bhadrakali cult nurtures Tholpavakkoothu in central Kerala shrines even as the night-time rustic art traces Tamil origins
From Lanka to Rajasthan to Persia to Norway, the ravanahatha’s
journey over eons has been astonishing, even intriguing