(Junior Research Fellow), Dept. of Painting, Kala Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, C/o Biswajit Pramanik, ‘Purnalok’, Ratanpally, Santiniketan, District- Birbhum, West Bengal-731235.
Volume - 11,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2020
India saw the rise of environmental thoughts and practices with the writings and deeds performed by the esteemed noble-laureate Shri Rabindranath Tagore in the early 20th century. In the West, this upsurge took its root in the 1960’s social movements and saw an escalation in the views related to ecological imbalances. Based on qualitative research methodologies, this research paper discusses the works of a versatile environmental artist/practitioner, Shweta Bhattad, who is based in India and targets both the society and the environment. Her wide-ranging ingenious practices and the establishment of Gram Art Project Collective, reveals an amalgamation of the notions derived from both East and the West in terms of the execution of methods and techniques. Simultaneously, the paper points out myriad forms of Ecological or Environmental art.
Cite this article:
Abhilasha Pandey. The Multifaceted Aspects of Ecological Art. Res. J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 2020; 11(3):251-258. doi: 10.5958/2321-5828.2020.00041.8
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