Once the tourism sector in Odisha revives after the Covid pandemic, a visual treat would greet the tourists when they step into Raghurajpur, the heritage village of Puri. Amidst a raging pandemic that has drawn curtains on the livelihood of the artists, Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi in collaboration with the state culture department came up with an innovative idea and organised a traditional Mural camp (pattachitra) at Raghurajpur from June 9 to 13, 2021. Families of as many as 150 artisans participated in this camp by painting the walls and the front portion of their own houses. The Akademi will provide Rs 10,000 remuneration to each family while five best works would receive awards, informed Akademi president and acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik.
Bhubaneswar: With only a few days left for the Hockey World Cup-2018 to be held in the capital city of Odisha, life-size murals under the Street Art and Murals Project (STAMP) of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation across the city are spreading the fever of the mega event. According to sources, more than 300 artists including students […]