Theyyam: Merging with The Divine
Indu Chinta
  • ISBN : 9781643248561
  • year : 2018
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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Colourful! Expressive! Powerful! Spellbinding! Trance-inducing! Words are simply inadequate to describe the phenomenon Theyyam. Unique as it is to North Malabar, Theyyam is a form of worship and ritualistic art that has stood the test of time and held communities and generations together. The book opens doors into this magical world and captures the visual experience that Theyyam is. Peppered with folktales and legends, it is a photographic treat and tribute to the artists, who pour life and soul into their every performance. Art connoisseurs, specialists, researchers, scholars, travelers, and photographers from all over the world will find it appealing.