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Flying Away

Flying Away

Durga Bai

Birds fly away, but come home to roost.

Each print is silkscreen-printed by hand on paper recycled from cotton waste. The silkscreen process is a classic technique of printing where layers of ink are transferred onto the surface of paper through mesh screens. The process requires precision and care, each print contains as many layers as it does colours.

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Screenprinted & signed

limited edition art print

$ 70.00

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Weight 100.0 g
Dimensions 500 × 400 × 1 mm
EAN

7110765745542

Printing

Silkscreen-printed

Paper

200 gsm – handmade from recycled cotton waste

Edition

Limited edition of 200 prints

Packing

Protective mailing tube

Durga Bai

Durga Bai

Durga Bai is a female artist working within the Gond tradition of tribal art from Madhya Pradesh, central India. Her work constantly re-works and pushes the boundaries of the Gond art form to create a style that sparkles with a distinctive energy. Her work has been exhibited both within India and abroad, and she’s worked on several of Tara’s seminal projects. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.

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Gond Art

The art of the Gond tribal community in central India is dense yet intricate and rich with meaning. The Gonds are one of India’s largest indigenous communities, and art is central to their lives. Originally painted on walls and floors, Gond art has since found its way to paper and canvas. Click here to discover other Tara projects with Gond artists.