30/04/2014

NEPALESE SHAMANIC ART VENICE ITALY 2014

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SHAMANISM SCIAMANESIMO CHAMANISME

ICI

MAGAZZINO DEL CAFFE VENEZIA

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The International Cultural Institute (ICI),a French cultural organization, is celebrating the opening of its new headquarters in Venice with an exhibit on Shamanism in Nepal.

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The show, curated by Francois Pannier, is at the Magazzino del Caffè in Venice from May 10 to November 23, 2014. 

 

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A series of photographs  made by RENZO FRESCHI in Nepal in 1980 and 1981 will be presented.

 

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These photographs document the festival that takes place between July and August on the peaks of Mount Kalingchok (3850 meters) where one can find large groups of pilgrims and  shamans joined together for the celebration and rituals.

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The photographs also include portraits of Ram Bahadur Jakri, one of the most revered shaman of that region.

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From May 10 to November 23, 2014. 

At

ICI

Magazzino del Caffe'

VENICE

http://www.icivenice.com/

TEXT and PICTURES

COURTESY OF

RENZO FRESCHI

MILAN

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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MASK OF THE DAY

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 Bhuiya

mask used  for divination before annual ceremonial hunt.

Trewia nudiflora wood

the black patina was obtained  blackening with oil the mask.

Bonai Orissa

edited on

The tribal Art of Middle India

A personal record

by Verrier Elwin

Oxford Press

1950

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INDIAN FOLK MASKS

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in the collection of the

Kerala Folklore Museum

 

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20/04/2014

CRAFTS MUSEUM Masks other worlds

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MASKS OF THE DAY

MASKS OTHER WORLDS

EXHIBITION

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CRAFTS MUSEUM

BHAIRON ROAD, PRAGATI MAIDAN 

Bhairon Road, Near Gate No-1, Pragati Maidan

Delhi, Delhi 11000

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Ravana, Wood, Odisha (on the left)

Narasimha, Wood, Pigment, Odisha (on the right)

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Ravana wood pigment (Orissa)

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Trishira, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Indrajeet, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Kumbhakaran, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Vibhishan, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Meghnad, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

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Suka, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Angad, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Kumbhakaran, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Ravana, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Vibhisan, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

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 Gaurimukh, Wood, Pigment, West Bengal

Sampati, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Haigriv, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Jatayu, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Jambavant, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

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Sita, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Rama, Wood, Pigment, West Bengal

Lakshmana, Wood, Pigment, West Bengal

Hanuman, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

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Sugriva, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Soldier, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Bali, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Hanuman, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

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15/05/2013

Himalayan arts in an old russian photo archive

HIMALAYAN MASKS and  ARTS 

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In the photos of

APOLLONOVICH CHARUSHIN

(1851-1937) 

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BOOK OF THE WEEK

NEPAL

THE GURKHAS MYSTERIOUS LAND

by

HENRY BALLANTINE

NEW YORK

J. SELWIN TAIT AND SONS

1895

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Lama Doctor and his Hocus Pocus

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Top of Swayambhunatha Hill and Shrine

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Specimen of elaborate wood carving

Khatmandu temple

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Bhuddist priestess preaching before the Monastery

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Blood-Thirsty God Bhairub

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A Nepal Princess and Her Slave Girls

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Lama or Bhuddist Priest at his Devotions.

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Patan Shrines

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Palace at Bhatgaon

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK

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HIMALAYAN MASKS

IN THE

FUNDACION YANNICK

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BEN JAKOBER

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SOME PICTURES FROM THE 2010

AUTRES MAITRES DES L'INDE

EXHIBITION 

AT 

LE MUSEE DU QUAI BRANLY

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SANT(H)AL TRIBAL ARTS

 

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About the Arts of the Santal 

Ethnoflorence edited last year an interesting page

SEE MORE HERE

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/archive/2012/04/03/sa...

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MASKS OTHER WORLDS 

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EXHIBITION

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CRAFTS MUSEUM

BHAIRON ROAD, PRAGATI MAIDAN 

Bhairon Road, Near Gate No-1, Pragati Maidan

Delhi, Delhi 11000

 

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Ravana, Wood, Odisha (on the left)

Narasimha, Wood, Pigment, Odisha (on the right)

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Ravana wood pigment (Orissa)

 

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Trishira, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Indrajeet, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Kumbhakaran, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Vibhishan, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Meghnad, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

 

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Suka, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Angad, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Kumbhakaran, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Ravana, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Vibhisan, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

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Gaurimukh, Wood, Pigment, West Bengal

Sampati, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Haigriv, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Jatayu, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Jambavant, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

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Sita, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Rama, Wood, Pigment, West Bengal

Lakshmana, Wood, Pigment, West Bengal

Hanuman, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

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Sugriva, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Soldier, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Bali, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Hanuman, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

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See more on

 http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/archive/2013/04/21/ma...

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21/04/2013

Masks other worlds exhibition Crafts Museum Pragati Maidan Delhi

MASKS OTHER WORLDS 

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EXHIBITION

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CRAFTS MUSEUM

BHAIRON ROAD, PRAGATI MAIDAN 

Bhairon Road, Near Gate No-1, Pragati Maidan

Delhi, Delhi 110001

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Ravana, Wood, Odisha (on the left)

Narasimha, Wood, Pigment, Odisha (on the right)

 

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Ravana wood pigment Odisha (Orissa)

 

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Trishira, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Indrajeet, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Kumbhakaran, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Vibhishan, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Meghnad, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

 

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Purulia Chhau Masks, Paper Mache

 

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Sugriva, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Soldier, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Bali, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Hanuman, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

 

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Suka, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Angad, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Kumbhakaran, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Ravana, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Vibhisan, Wood, Pigment, Odisha. 

 

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Sita, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Rama, Wood, Pigment, West Bengal

Lakshmana, Wood, Pigment, West Bengal

Hanuman, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

 

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Gaurimukh, Wood, Pigment, West Bengal

Sampati, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Haigriv, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Jatayu, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

Jambavant, Wood, Pigment, Odisha

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Photos credit

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