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A Reflection of Bodo Tribal Folklore in Art as a visual representation of a folktale from the Bodo tribe of Assam. As the artist behind this piece, my intention is to convey the rich cultural heritage and storytelling tradition of the Bodo people through the medium of art. The Bodo tribe, an indigenous group from northeastern India, has a long history of oral storytelling that is passed down from generation to generation. These folktales often revolve around themes of nature, animals, and the supernatural, reflecting the close connection that the Bodo people have with the environment around them. " I have chosen to depict a poignant scene from one of the Bodo folktales. A central character in many Bodo stories, is shown in a state of despair and misery, surrounded by symbols of adversity and hardship. Through this image, I aim to capture the essence of the folktale and evoke emotions of empathy and reflection in the viewer. The use of traditional Bodo motifs and colors in the artwork further enhances its cultural significance and authenticity. The intricate patterns and symbols woven into the composition pay homage to the artistic heritage of the Bodo people and serve as a visual reminder of their unique identity and traditions. By bringing this folktale to life through art, I hope to not only celebrate the cultural richness of the Bodo tribe but also to raise awareness of their folklore and traditions among a wider audience. Through the universal language of art, I seek to bridge the gap between different cultures and foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of indigenous heritage.

Size: 28 x 22 Inch

Meet the Artist

Juri Basumatary

Juri Basumatary, a talented artist from the Bodo tribe in Bijni, a remote tribal area of Assam, she completed her Bachelor of fine art in graphics from Kokrajhar music and fine art college, Assam and Master of Fine arts in graphics from Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya, Khairagarh, Chhattisgarh. Brings a unique and captivating perspective to her artistic endeavors by integrating her strong tribal background into her works. By drawing inspiration from native cultural stories and themes, she showcases the rich heritage and traditions of her community in a way that mesmerizes and intrigues her audience.

Exploring the cultural tapestry of Assam, where she belongs, Juri’s surrealistic artwork seeks to intertwine traditional elements with imaginative twists. Through the use of vibrant colors and dreamlike scenarios, her pieces aim to evoke a sense of wonder and invite viewers to immerse themselves in the mystical realms where culture and creativity converge in a harmonious dance. One of Juri’s favorite themes is the lotus, a symbol of peace and calmness that resonates deeply with her. Through her art, she aims to capture the essence of happiness and warmth that the lotus represents, infusing her work with a sense of serenity and tranquility. Additionally, Juri finds inspiration in the traditional music of her tribe, which adds a dreamlike quality to her creations and enhances the overall aesthetic. Silence is another theme that Juri seeks to convey through her art, using visual imagery to express the stillness and introspection that can be found in moments of quiet contemplation. By incorporating elements of nature, traditional symbolism, and personal reflections into her work, Juri creates a unique artistic experience that resonates with audiences on a deep and emotional level. Juri Basumatary’s artistic talent and creative vision are a testament to the richness and diversity of indigenous cultures in Assam. Through her bold exploration of traditional themes and her ability to infuse her artwork with personal meaning and emotion, Juri shines a spotlight on the beauty and intricacies of her tribal heritage, captivating viewers with her unique perspective and storytelling

Artwork Specs

Size 28 x 22 Inch
Medium Etching & Aquatint
Artwork Care Do not wash
Packaging Details Box packing, Bubble wrap