Kalamezhuthu Pattu: Rituals and Performance

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Published on: 05 November 2018

Devakumar Thenchery

Devakumar Thenchery works as Assistant Professor in MES College of Architecture, Kakkodi, Kozhikode. His inclination towards traditional architecture made him pursue a PG Diploma in the subject and practice traditional and temple architecture along with conventional architecture. His PG thesis titled ‘Ritualistic Landscape of Kalamezhuthu Pattu of Kerala’ looked into the unexplored area of the ritualistic landscape of the art form. He recently completed his MArch in Conservation from School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal and is presently working on the concept of ritualistic landscape.

Images of kalamezhuthu pattu, dedicated to Lord Vettakkorumakan, held at Meppad Illam, Kozhikode, Kerala as a part of the annual festival at their family temple. Main artists involved were:

Kurup: K.V. Radhakrish Kurup and team,
Komaram: Vallivattam Sankaran Namboothiri
Vadyam: Kondampally Rajan Marar, Balussery Rameshan Marar, etc.