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Tree Matters

Art / Photobook

By: Gita Wolf(Author), Gangu Bai(Illustrator)

Tara Books

Hardback | May 2015 | #222140 | ISBN-13: 9789383145232
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€15 approx

About this book

The Bhil people of Central India are amongst the country's oldest indigenous communities. To them, the natural world is not 'a thing apart', but exists in a seamless relationship to their home and the everyday. Gangu Bai, Bhil artist, explores this relationship through her mem- ories and paintings of food, work, festivals, illness, medicine...Her tales centre round trees, and so each of her memories has a tree as its focus. Illustrated in vivid and cheerful colours, the paintings in Tree Matters foreground a universe of brightly coloured dots, lines and shapes that encompasses all living beings, big and small and wise and wonderful.


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