Ektagudha, Bastar, 2018
Kamal Singh Lohar is a stone carver from Ektagudha, Chhattisgarh. This video records a conversation between him and Mushtak Khan on the craft of stone carving. The speak on procuring stone, crafting them into sculpture, discussing in detail the steps involved, the tools used, types of sculptures and their demand. Though the 'lohars his family has been practicing stone carving for at least four generation now.
This content has been created as part of a project commissioned by the Directorate of Culture and archaeology, Government of Chhattisgarh to document the cultural and natural heritage of the state of Chhattisgarh.