mardi 8 décembre 2009

Prince Claus Award 2009 : Jivya Soma Mashe

Jivya Soma Mashe is honoured for his creative reinvention of an art vocabulary that was disappearing, for his vivid representation of the Warli vision of nature and culture in equilibrium, for highlighting the contemporary relevance of local forms of knowledge, and for his significant contribution to the culture and development of the tribal peoples.
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Jivya Soma Mashe, acrylique et bouse de vache sur toile, 1997, 100x125cm.