Lucknow: The city was recently witness to a four day online art camp which celebrated the power of women during the ongoing International Women’s month. The camp was organized by the Roopkriti Open Art Space.
Bhupendra Kumar Asthana, curator of the art camp, said that four women artists working in folk art and contemporary art from representing four regions of India were invited to this art camp.
In which Bhairavi Trivedi from Gujarat used collage work in her paintings. She used some material with her ideas. She showed a great combination of technique and artistry in her paintings.
The other person was Vandana Joshi who is a folk artist from Rajasthan. She recreated folklore through imagery. Vijay Lakshmi Deepak from Maharashtra made paintings on canvas itself. She specifically based her artwork on mythological deities.
Manisha Kumari from Jharkhand was seen relating well with nature. Their pictures were in the form of embellishments. Mix works on media mostly on paper.
All four respected women artists of these four states created two artworks each with their own genres, mediums and ideas. But one thread that was common in all was an ode to Shakti Swarupa.
Dheeraj Yadav, founder of Roopkriti Open Art Space, said that all these women artists were given certificates and prescribed honours money in this art camp. Art collector, art lover Dr. Alok Mishra said that as we all are well aware that life cannot be imagined without art. Art has a special significance in every aspect of our life. Rather it would not be an exaggeration to say that human life is a form of art composed by God. Art and artists live and preserve our culture that survives for centuries. It is believed that the open art space has made successful efforts to give the language of art to this ideology and will continue to do so.