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Digital storytelling workshops with Patachitra artists & Chau dancers, January, 2020

January 2020

Digital storytelling workshops were organized in January with 16 Bengal Patachitra artists and 15 Purulia Chau artists. Initially the importance of digital stories to promote art forms was discussed and some of the sample digital stories were shown to the artists. The through story-circle the participants came up with their own stories most of which are about their art

practice, village, daily life, festival etc. After that, they did the story boarding and capture

photographs and videos with mobile phones according to their stories. Then they created

voiceover and record their voice. They participants were happy to see their films on

screen in the last day.    
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Digital workshop with Patachitra artists

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Digital workshop with Chau artists

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Digital workshop with Chau artists

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Digital workshop with Patachitra artists

This research project, Heritage Sensitive Intellectual Property and Marketing strategies: India (HIPAMS - INDIA), is funded by the British Academy's Sustainable Development Programme, supported under the UK Government's Global Challenges Research Fund 2018-2021.