In Conversation with Tallur L.N.

In an exclusive interview with MAP, the award-winning artist Tallur L.N. discusses his video work Interference, as well as the influences, interests and references that inform his practice more broadly.

Namrata Arjun

The Business of Dreams: Photographs from the Studio of Suresh Punjabi

Learn more about Suresh Punjabi –– his upbringing, influences and the portraits he produced at Suhag Studio in Nagda, Madhya Pradesh, in the 1970s and 80s.

Varun Nayar

Understanding Adavisi Artists in the Contemporary Context

Giving viewers a sense of the context in which Bhuri Bai’s career has taken shape, this essay discusses how the art market and cultural institutions have historically engaged with indigenous art in India and the rest of the world.

Mustafa Khanbai
The Spirit of Creation

The Spirit of Creation

Jagdish Swaminathan was instrumental in bringing folk and tribal art from the mud huts of rural India to the living rooms of its busy cities - two of them being Gond-Pardhan artist Jangarh Singh Shyam and Bhil artist Bhuri Bai. But who was Swaminathan and what was his significance?

Georgina Maddox
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