Scroll Singers of Naya

Scroll Singers of Naya

For generations Patua communities of West Bengal have been painters and singers of stories depicted in scrolls. Recently a group of women from Naya Village near Kolkata have formed a cooperative to revive this dying art. This web site contains interviews with the women painters, and shows many of their scrolls and performances with written translations of the stories they depict.

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Credits

Lina Fruzzetti: Author
Akos Ostor: Author
Jason Lalor: Graphical Designer
Zack Vose: Graphical Designer
Allynn Wilkinson: Instructional Designer
Dan Schnaidt: Project Manager

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At a Glance

Requestor(s):
Akos Ostor
Lina Fruzzetti

Discipline(s):
Humanities

Type:
Collection

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Technical Requirements

  • Quicktime player