Friday, June 2, 2017

Kerala mural art gets a Bihari touch

Pooja Kashyap with her mural paintings in Kozhikode.
BEHIR, India---The Kerala murals have a charm that has made them popular internationally and almost no one is immune to it. Pooja Kashyap, a former journalist and native of Bihar, too was mesmerised by it the very first time she came across the paintings on the walls of a temple near Koothuparamba in Kannur. It gave her life a new direction and a new mission. Ms. Kashyap’s second exhibition of mural paintings concluded in Kozhikode on Sunday. Now a resident of Thiruvananthapuram, the exhibition also marked her reunion with her old friends from Kannur. [More]