Travelling back to the pre-Aryan era, Gond is one of the ancient and largest indigenous tribes of India. Unlike others, these people stand out as they are vehement lovers of nature.
They believe that everything nature has to offer, be it the sun, the river, its flora and fauna, it all has an indomitable spirit inherent in its being. That is exactly what they portray through their age-old ancient craft – ‘stories.’
These Gond paintings, you find so visually stimulating, use dotted lines to portray their indigenous folklore, traditional culture, or stories of nature.
Initially, these sub-continental ‘Adivasis’ used to paint on walls. Today, these exotic artists are widely sought after by the majority of art lovers in India & abroad. Using all-natural ingredients like charcoal, limestone, coloured soil, leaves & sap from flowers, these artists craft visually aesthetic pictures that keeps one staring.
India Imprints wonders at the magnificence of these age-old craftsmen and applauds their authenticity & ingenuity.