Art Talk is part of the Tatinis Art Show to promote an interest in art. Tatinis believes in promoting local artists and entrepreneurs by showcasing their work through www.tatinis.com.
Join us for a morning of stimulating conversation around Indian Folk Art.This event is presented in a chat show format and we encourage audience participation during the event.
Anchored by: Shalaka Ranadive
Shalaka is an accomplished theater, TV and film actor with over 20 years of experience. She has directed 8 plays in Singapore and represents Anupam Kher's acting academy Actor Prepares here in Singapore.
About the book
Shivali and Kumuda will be speaking about their recently launched book
on Indian Folk Art. A tapestry of different ideas, motifs, paints and
histories, the different folk arts of India have contributed to and influenced
the aesthetic heritage of people across South and South East Asia, and have
therefore earned their place in the cultural consciousness of Singapore.It is
this aspect of visual art that Singapore – based artists Kumuda and Shivali
Through an examination of different
folk arts across India, Kumuda and Shivali have created the prism with which to
view and understand the history and influence of these form of art with
Singapore and South East Asia as the vantage point. With their unique
experience and understanding of the genre, the authors create a nuanced vision
of the universal appeal of these arts for a diverse audience.
About Kumda & Shivali
& Shivali are contemporary artists who have a passion towards art and its
ability to unite people around the world and as a means to discover true
happiness within. They have been following their passion since childhood. After
collaborating together for a number of years, they co-founded Strokearts Studio
in Singapore in 2014.
Both artists have been creating an awareness
and appreciation for Indian folk art painting showcasing the influence of the
rich and vibrant folk art painting styles from different regions of India. They
have been conducting workshops, exhibitions, specialized art classes, lectures
and demonstrations in Singapore for a number of years.