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The night life of trees

Author: Bhajju Shyam; Ram Singh Urveti; Durgabai Vyam; Gita Wolf; Sirish Rao
Publisher: Chennai : Tara Pub., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a tribute to the majesty of trees, and to old ways of relating to the natural world. Each painting is accompanied by its own poetic tale, myth or lore -- narrated by the artists themselves recreating the familiarity and awe with which the Gond people of central India view the cosmos. Silk-screened by hand on black paper.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bhajju Shyam; Ram Singh Urveti; Durgabai Vyam; Gita Wolf; Sirish Rao
ISBN: 9788186211922 8186211926
OCLC Number: 70201565
Description: 40 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 33 cm
Other Titles: Trees
Responsibility: [artists], Bhajju Shyam, Durga Bai, Ram Singh Urveti ; [text adapted & edited from the original Hindi narratives by Gita Wolf and Sirish Rao].

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An exquisite hand-bound and screen-printed book of paintings by three of the finest artists of the Gond tribal art tradition. Limited edition of 1000 copies.  Read more...

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Thanks to the artisan bookmakers at Tara Publishing a beautiful handmade book looks set to help us all discover an enchantment in even the ropiest urban sapling... The Nightlife of Trees is a Read more...

 
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