Joydeb Chitrakar; Moyna Chitrakar Tsunami

ISBN 13: 9788190675642

Tsunami

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9788190675642: Tsunami

Rendered in the Patua art style from West Bengal by Moyna and Joydeb Chitrakar, Tsunami recalls a terrifying event in our common history. This innovative scroll-book transforms dramatic news into a moving and artfully rendered fable. A ballad of loss and of hope, prophecy and wisdom, Tsunami seeks to heal hurt with song and art, calling attention to the persistence of life in death.

And in all this suffering some things to take pride
Hindus and Muslims are buried side by side
In the graveyard of a mosque, now open to all
Religious walls for a moment, fall

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Hailing from West Bengal, India, Joydeb Chitrakar are scroll painters and singers in the Patua storytelling tradition. This is their first book. Hailing from West Bengal, India, Moyna Chitrakar are scroll painters and singers in the Patua storytelling tradition. This is their first book.

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This beautiful book is the first time a traditional Patuan scroll (a form of graphic art from India) has been made into a conventional book. It's a touching work that would make a great gift for children or adults... In spite of its sad subject matter it maintains an upbeat tone and delivers a positive final message. Wonderful. Time Out

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