Ritualistic Folk Art of Tulunadu, Bhoota Aradhane: An Illustrated Picturebook

Hegde, Sahil and Roy, Ankita (2021) Ritualistic Folk Art of Tulunadu, Bhoota Aradhane: An Illustrated Picturebook. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad..

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Indian Subcontinent is an agglomeration of rich cultural and historic ethnicity with their specific rituals and practices. The region of Tulunadu has one such ritual of worship of local diety through the means of dance, music, ballads called Bhoota Aradhane. Though this practice is very well executed throughout that region, there is no written history about it but passed on from generation to generation through poems and ballads. Bhoota Aradhane is a picture book that has been designed to give a glimpse of the ritual of the worship of these deities and various anecdotes associated with it. The intended output is an illustration-based picture book that consolidates steps in the journey of the ritual and enlightening the purpose and meaning behind those practices. The book takes a gander at is a type of documentation of this journey and its factors, while additionally building up an inquisitive associate with the watchers of the book, in terms of the characters, stories, and illustrations. For preserving this vernacular folk art, a picturebook can be a decent medium through which we can pass this information to various crowds of varying ages. This report centers around recording the interaction and process taken up in the creation of this publication, through its commencement, literature review, and methodology followed, along with a short note on the learnings from the experience and future scope that lays in taking this illustration-based picture book ahead.

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Roy, Ankitahttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3131-5086
Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Picturebook, Illustrations, Bhoota Aradhane, Rituals, Folk Art
Subjects: Arts > Design
Divisions: Department of Design
Depositing User: . LibTrainee 2021
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2022 09:15
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2022 09:15
URI: http://raiith.iith.ac.in/id/eprint/10229
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