This is the first test to try out with cut out animation for the Gond animation film. It is only a test! The sequence was done by Rahul Laishram, 20 September 2012.
Video clip of a discussion with Venkat and Rajendra Shyam about gods
See this link here for the short video clip of a discussion with Pardhan Gond artists Venkat and Rajendra about their gods. Recorded in Birmingham, UK 2009.
Video presentation about the Gond Animation film project
See this link here for the short video presentation about the Gond animation film project for the Tales of the Tribes collection:
This was made for the crowdfunding pitch earlier this year to raise support for the Gond Animation Workshop.
Discussion on Gond painting at the New Art Exchange
See this link here for the interactive session at the New Art Exchange Gallery in 2009:
In 2009 Venkat Raman Singh Shyam and Rajendra Shyam were invited to exhibit a collection of their paintings at the New Art Exchange Gallery in Nottingham. The two artists were invited to the United Kingdom for the opening of the exhibition and to participate in workshops to raise awareness of their art and culture. Seven workshops were held in animation and in making kinetic automata with school children, based on themes of Gond culture. An interactive session was also held at the Gallery with UK based artists and the two visiting Gond artists.
Walk Thorough of the Exhibition of Pardhan Gond Paintings at the New Art Exchange Gallery in 2009
See this link here for a walk through of the Exhibition of Pardhan Gond paintings in UK, 2009: