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30th september to 02nd october 2011 its my earnest desire to see art integrate into the recreational lifestyle of our member community taking this vision forward we have instituted the art society rajiv wagh vice president mktg and business development mumbai cricket association recreation center our sincere thanks to mcarc who shared and supported dolna s commitment to ideate and bring innovative curated art projects into non-gallery style spaces with corporate patronage in doing so we take forward the dolna promise to discover opportunities to leverage and nurture artists mithu basu founder dolna the movement

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art patronage collaboration event concept mural art about the artist select pictures media coverage collaterals contact details credits mr rajiv wagh vice president marketing and business development mcarc ms anuradha singh sr events manager mcarc mr swapnil sule asst manager events marketing and business development mcarc mr sasi edavarad muralist mr harikumar dhyanasankalpam ms mithu basu founder dolna ms anu thomas manager communications dolna

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art patronage opened in march 2009 the mumbai cricket recreation centre mcarc at bkc in mumbai a joint venture with mumbai cricket association is a result of the passionate effort of shirke group to establish their credentials in hospitality through a chain of finest clubs this country has seen it reminds one of the bygone era of old world hospitality and warm service matched with all the luxuries of contemporary living mcarc prides itself for its dynamic and distinguished members who are the new face of emerging india art patronage the newly instituted art society of mcarc is an exchange platform for associates amateurs and art collectors to meet and discuss their interest it offers members the chance to appreciate traditional and contemporary art participate in regular lecture programmes including advice on art as an investment valuations and expert analysis of art insurance art and culture are the proven lifeline that enhance community character and values the art society will help integrate art into the recreational life of its member community collaboration started in july 8th 2010 dolna is committed to discover opportunities to leverage and nurture an artistic explosion a unique initiative dolna the brainchild of ms mithu basu collaborates with relevant partners to create global platforms for artists of all genres the endevour is to explore and promote art through customized events travel programs and commissioned corporate projects dolna works towards garnering corporate participation to make sure that art and culture thrives

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dolna s pursuit and commitment to discover innovative platforms for art and artists identified the famed kerala mural art for showcasing to mumbai audiences the format size and medium of the canvases were customized to suit mumbai homes and affordability an innovative venue like mcarc we believed would open up art to families and most importantly children to the world of art samrudhhi the celestial promise of abundance is an exhibition of the painstaking intricate and incredible mural art from the temple walls of kerala translated on canvas by the famed muralist sasi edavarad of dhyanasankalapam the occasion saw the collaboration of the distinguished art patron mumbai cricket association recreation centre mcarc make their commitment to art with the launch of the art society an initiative committed to promote and propagate art and culture within its member community samruddhi celebrates india s rich heritage of traditional art event samruddhi date 30th september to 02nd october venue mcarc mumbai

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kerala mural art kerala has a tradition in the field of painting as is evidenced by the murals in temples palaces and churches the murals usually adorn the walls of the sanctum sanctorum with depicted deities from the hindu pantheon while the human figures were highly stylized animals and bird were painted in more naturalistic postures such stylized facial expression and gestures trace their origin to the theatrical elements in the performing arts of koodiyattam and kath kali wide-open round eyes elongated painted lips exaggerated eyebrows dramatic body postures and over ornamentation are typical of the mural paintings dhyanasankalpam dhyanasankalpam is an openstudio for indian kerala murals and here mural art is regarded as the pursuit of pure aesthetic experience as yoga its an exalted experience not just for the individual artist but for the whole community and even humanity that which touches and consorts with every aspect of indian life dhyanasankalpam creates works that would last a millennium or two if not for posterity like the murals of ajanta all that one has to ensure is that the walls should last just as long the openstudio is situated at calicut kerala for more information and pictures visit http www.dhyanasankalpam.com/

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his works adorn guruvayur temple and sree padmanabhaswamy temple the two famed temples of kerala about the artist sasi edavarad the only artist in his family of five brothers and a sister has made his family proud born in 1976 his commitment to mural art began when he was drawn to the temple walls and the intricate paintings as a young child it dawned on him when he was only thirteen that the paintings that adorned the temple walls for over 300 years were now fast fading it worried him that there was no inclination or interest of the young generation to learn the art and keep it alive he enrolled with the guruvayur school for mural painting kerala he studied under guru master-artist sri k.k srinivasan sasi edavarad is a full-time mural artist and has been blessed with the honour of painting the walls of both the famed temples of kerala guruvayur temple and sree padmanabhaswamy temple a native and resident of edavarad a small prestine village near perambra in calicut district he dedicates his sundays to teaching young students at dhyanasankalpam the openstudio for murals at calicut and continues to live in his native village edavarad he travels extensively on installations across the state and outside of kerala.ik9

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press release mcarc and dolna bring temple art of kerala to mumbai on canvas mumbai 30th september 2011 mca recreation centre and dolna together usher in the season of festivities and abundance with samruddhi an exhibition of the painstaking intricate and incredible mural art from the temple walls of kerala translated on canvas by the famed muralist sasi edavarad of dhyanasankalapam the occasion will mark the launch of the art society a mumbai cricket association recreation centre mcarc initiative committed to promote and propagate art and culture within its member community the vision of mr rajiv wagh vice president marketing and business development to institute the art society will go along way to position mca as a distinguished art patron and reinforce their commitment to art and culture the exhibition curated and conceptualized by dolna will see an array of indian deities rendered through the bright and intricate mural art the artist will be seen painting live for art lovers to experience the making of this exotic art form on this occasion the very elated mr wagh says mca recreation centre will continue to take lead in offering new age events to its associates the art society is an exchange platform for our associates amateurs and art collectors to meet and discuss their interest the art society offers its members the chance to appreciate traditional and contemporary art participate in regular lecture programmes provide access to a wide range of exclusive services including advice on art as an investment valuations and expert analysis of works of art insurance the art society is mca recreation centre initiative mithu basu founder of dolna adds art and culture is the proven lifeline that enhances community character and values thanks to the vision of mr wagh and mca for creating platforms like the art society and integrating art into the recreational life of their members about mca recreation centre the mumbai cricket recreation centre at bkc in mumbai a joint venture with mumbai cricket association is a result of passionate effort of shirke group to establish their credentials in hospitality through a chain of finest clubs this country has seen providing the best of international amenities facilities very much in mumbai over past 60 years shirke group has developed expertise in construction of highways bridges it parks hotels sports complexes and marine structures as well mca recreation centre bkc features the most aesthetic design and architecture the finest materials and furniture the most professional sports equipment and trainers with the best management and services the mca recreation centre s approach to sports is encouraged and is designed keeping in mind the international standards followed across the globe the recreation centre is an extension of the mca indoor cricket academy being one of the best cricket academies in the world the mumbai cricket association recreation centre will remind everybody of the bygone era of old world hospitality and warm service matched with all the luxuries of contemporary living since its opening in march 2009,mca rc at bkc has received an overwhelming response to its membership drive starting from the top corporates hni s celebrities sports gurus of mumbai have patronized the recreation centre and have a list of members which can make any club proud the recreation centre prides itself for its young and successful top executives who are making the new india enhance about dolna dolna is committed to discover opportunities to leverage and nurture an artistic explosion a unique initiative dolna the brainchild of ms mithu basu collaborates with relevant partners to create global platforms for artists of all genres to explore and promote art through customized events travel programs and commissioned corporate projects press information for press kit background facts and photos visit http www.youblisher.com/p/186487-samruddhi-an-event-summary for more information on samruddhi and forthcoming dolna art events contact dolna the movements ms mithu basu cell +91 9820414732 email dolna.info@gmail.com

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http www.mid-day.com/lifestyle/2011/sep/300911-marvel-at-temple-mural-art-from-kerala.htm http apnnews.com/2011/09/28/mural-art-exhibition-mca-recreation-centre http your-story.org/mural-art-exhibition-mca-recreation-centre-270138 http mumbai.burrp.com/events/mca-recreation-centre_mural-art-exhibition 1678834742

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the mcarc innovative platform for art saw children and families actively interacting with art and the artist quite a rare sight in india

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sanjay gupta filmdirector and art lover suhas awchat eminent artist gunjan cowlagi artist dr pravin mhatre art lover mrs manjusha art lover excellent exhibition great initiative beautiful show good exhibition vibrant colorful and thank you for revealing to us the mural temple art of kerala excellent work both legendry paintings and daily life depictions are beautiful if you would consider having a class in mumbai i would be interested to learn this beautiful art very elegant exhibition brilliant and artistic exhibition ananya banerjee artist c narotham managing director anchor offshore

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