Dhyanasankalpam conducted Mural workshop for beginners

Jan 01, 2017
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Dhyanasankalpam-an open studio for traditional murals, Kozhikode conducted seven day mural painting workshop from 12-18 Dec 2016. The workshop was attended by 15 participants with diverse backgrounds, including some participants from other cities in India and abroad

Dhyanasankalpam-an open studio for traditional murals, Kozhikode conducted seven day mural painting workshop from 12-18 Dec 2016. The workshop was attended by 15 participants with diverse backgrounds, including some participants from other cities in India and abroad. The venue was at Navajyothi Renewal Centre, Eranhipalem in Kozhikode and accommodation was provided at this venue. 

“The 7-day Workshop for beginners in mural painting titled 'Praveshika' was held at Benguluru twice in 2016.  Advanced training workshops are 'Naipunya' and 'Acharya'. We have plans to conduct all these programmes in major cities in India.” said Sasi Edavarad, Co-Director and Lead Artist at Dhyansankalpam.

Dhyanasankalpam based at Mankavu in Kozhikode is an open studio for traditional murals, giving training as well as involved in implementing projects.  Their prime project 'These walls are meant for murals' is  a community-based mural installation campaign to reclaim wall spaces for traditional murals and was launched in the year 2009 at the Trissala Bhagavathi Temple, Mankave in Kozhikode. It has completed six  mural installations in public buildings including  the ''The Tree of Knowledge'- a  1300 sq ft mural in acrylic on wall- in Government Girls Vocational High School, Nadakkave, Kozhikode.

Dhyanasankalpam has been awarded the 2014 Heritage Conservation Award by Reach Foundation Chennai (founded by Dr  T.Sathyamurthy, Retd Director, ASI ) for its proven competence and expertise in safeguarding intangible cultural heritage of traditional Kerala mural painting.

Also visit: www.dhyanasankalpam.com

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