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School walls painted with mud

School walls painted with mud

The Niranjana Public Welfare School, Bakrour (Sujata village) Bodhgaya, India. School walls painted with mud

School walls painted with mud
Traditionally, the Niranjana Public Welfare School in India provides its building to the full disposal of artists. And they can demonstrate their unlimited talent, skill and boundless imagination. Accordingly, the walls and ceilings of the school – transformed into the canvas on which appear scenic paintings, landscapes and fantastic creatures. However, the most amazing thing is that these wonderful murals – painted with ordinary mud! The material, which in this poor area has unlimited quantities.
Meanwhile, the Niranjana Wall Art festival gathers artists from India and Japan. They spend three weeks there, not only creating their masterpieces on the walls, but also interacting with the students of the school. In addition, conducting workshops, they share with the students the spirit of creativity and art.

School walls painted with mud

The ceiling and the walls painted with mud. The Niranjana Public Welfare School, Bakrour (Sujata village) Bodhgaya, India

In fact, the Niranjana Public Welfare School started organizing Wall Art Festival eight years ago. Then, the school administration suggested to use the white walls of the school as a canvas. Inspired by traditional Indian wall paintings, Japanese artist Yusuke Asai, using mud, turned the classroom walls and ceiling into a gorgeous painting. In order to get the needed color shades, Yusuke Asai collected different soils in the village and mixed them with water.

Unfortunately, the most unpleasant thing is that these mud paintings will be removed from the walls after the festival is over. The students help him wash away the paintings, and Asai explains the children the philosophy of life, which is a cycle. All that comes from earth returns to Earth.

School walls painted with mud

source amusingplanet.com