12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Culture and the Arts
Living with the Art

The wall painting is famous artwork practice during "Bandhna" festival (festival of worshiping cattle) at some villages of West Bengal. The tribal people of these villages use indigenous colors such as vegetables dyes etc. The motif of their wall paintings are nature, birds and animals and also ethnic instruments.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Belda, India
Camera: NIKON D300S