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Meghna Baruah
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English Transcript   The processing of mahi (traditional ink) is usually carried out in the winter month of Puh (Assamese month which falls around December-January). In order to make the ink a number of ingredients are required. The text is written with the help of a pen that is usually made from…
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  Mridu Moucham Bora is an artist who hails from a place called Dhing in Assam. He has been working in the area of manuscript painting in Assam for more than a decade and has a great deal of practical knowledge in this field of work. In this interview, he speaks about his journey so far as a…
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  Chittaranjan Borah is an artist, folk art collector and writer on various subjects pertaining to local history and folk arts. He is the founder of an organisation called Kolong Kala Kendra in Puranigudam, Assam, that works towards preservation and promotion of different forms of traditional arts…
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Dr Maneet Kaur
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  Introduction   Visual arts in India have existed evolved over many centuries and are characterized by diverse styles. In Assam, the art of painting developed around the culture of manuscript illustration in line and colour (Kalita 2009). There is historical reference to the art of painting in…
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Meghna Baruah
Manuscript painting flourished in Assam from the 16th century onwards with the rise of Neo-Vaishnavism under the Vaishnava saint Sankaradeva. The tradition of manuscript painting underwent changes over the last six centuries due to various social and economic transformations that took place in…
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