Image by Deepthi Sanjiv, Bangalore Mirror.
The humble rangoli may appear an extremely basic type of craftsmanship normal to many homes.
However, Dr Bharathi Maravanthe, a speaker at Karnataka Janapada University in Haveri, is determined to advance and ensure rangoli as a work of art.
For Bharathi, hailing from Udupi, rangolis not just ended up being a subject for her doctoral proposal, yet a fine art that should have been given a significance that has been denied it.
Addressing Bangalore Mirror, Bharathi says her enthusiasm for rangolis started amid her school days when she won many prizes in different rivalries over the states.
Supported by her guide, Dr Kanaradi Vadiraja Bhat, she selected in an ace’s course in drawing subsequent to finishing her degree at Basrur Sharada College in Kundapur.
“This changed my standpoint towards this work of art. I started understanding outlines and hues,” she says. Subsequent to finishing her BEd – she generally needed to be an educator – and MA in Kannada, Bharathi began looking into about rangoli as an artistic expression.
Be that as it may, it wasn’t smooth coming an unfamiliar way.
When she disclosed to her PhD direct Dr Akkamahadevi from Mysuru University that she was keen on learning about rangoli, everybody was stunned. Be that as it may, she proceeded with assurance.
“I was resolved and approached doing my field think about with the help of my guide. My postulation about the rangoli outlines of beach front Karnataka tribes, including Halakki, Gond and others, touched upon the numerous aspects of the work of art, including its essence amid the Indus Valley civilisation. While the tribes utilize rangoli to adorn their dividers, normal individuals show it on the ground; Hindu clerics utilize rangoli as a component of the mandala before performing homa,” she says.
As Bharathi went further into the subject, she wanted to advance the fine art and take it to however many individuals as could reasonably be expected. She propelled a tri-month to month magazine “Rangoli” and directed different displays on the frame. “As I picked up information about rangoli, I began testing. rangoli was never again limited to the ground as a customary, impermanent articulation; it was shown on canvas. My works were seen in Alvas College in Moodabidiri and Dharmadhikari Dr D Veerendra Heggade’s exhibition hall in Dharmastala,” she says.
To take the fine art to the cutting edge specialists, Bharathi likewise directs different rangoli camps. Around 5,000 individuals have just been prepared in different such camps, incorporating those held in Mumbai.
Bharathi says that rangoli on canvas is picking up notoriety and is shown in tremendous stages amid unmistakable open get-togethers. Bharathi likewise has to a credit a few honors.
Talking about her designs, Bharathi, who has a few honors shockingly, says,”It is essential for kids to contemplate and comprehend rangoli as an artistic expression and I trust that no less than one section is presented in the educational modules. I am additionally during the time spent recording all types of rangoli crosswise over India.”
* Dr Bharathi Maravanthe picked rangolis as a subject for her doctoral proposition, as a work of art that should have been given a significance that has been denied it.
* As Bharathi went further into the subject, she wanted to advance the work of art and take it to however many individuals as would be prudent. She propelled a tri-month to month magazine “Rangoli” and directed different presentations on the frame.
* To take the fine art to the cutting edge craftsmen, Bharathi additionally directs different rangoli camps. Around 5,000 individuals have just been prepared in different such camps, incorporating those held in Mumbai.
* Currently, she is reporting all types of rangoli crosswise over India.
Source : http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/news/state/true-colours-promoting-rangolis-as-an-art-form/articleshow/57151411.cms