Indira Gandhi NCA Part 2

The National Centre for the Arts showcases musical troupes from all over India. There were also some fine examples of rangoli – coloured sand, poured into patterns. I love the textiles which were on sale. These stylised paintings of musicians and a dancer were on the walls of the exhibition centre selling traditional crafts, clothing,… Continue reading Indira Gandhi NCA Part 2

Bushman Rock Art

The indigenous San people lived as hunter-gatherers in Southern Africa for thousands of years before Bantu people migrated from Central Africa about 1,500 years ago. Laurens van der Post brought them to the public eye as the “Bushmen of The Lost World of the Kalahari” shown on BBC TV in 1956. Between 400 and 4,000… Continue reading Bushman Rock Art