At Bimba The Art Hut in the 100 year old building we share our values and lifestyle all days 10.30am to 8.30pm.
Take home an art experience and more of handmade and earthy, original values and lifestyle solutions that invite simple intelligence , compassion and
sensitivity into day-to-day-living...through the year and this Diwali
Walk in to our daily Earth Sensitive Art practice
- Deepak, Deepika Dorai
a) for the festive season and beyond
Handmade mud deepas/diyas hand painted in aesthetic non-glossy non-toxic colors by our founder artist. Also interesting diya assemblies with earthen pots, urlis, hamsas etc.
Aesthetic handcut, hand composed attire- lehngas and pavadais for women , children; kurtas for men, women, boy-children , shirts from classic handweaves in khadi, malkha , cotton.
Unique artistic handmade Jute footwear for men and women
Classic authentic Temple jewellery from a paaramparic family in Nagercoil
b) for homemakers/homes/spaces on the quest for true organic lifestyle and aesthetics woven into earth-sensitive day to day living:
Many practical interior and exteriors that are handmade original compositions in storage, furniture, furnishing, display worship etc created from accidentally-discovered , superior high quality wood, metal and artefacts such as doors, door frames, letterpress draws, bullock cart wheels etc with simple raw finishes all created by our founder -artist (we do not trade in or merely recycle found, mined antiques)
Homemade Bath and kitchen all purpose non-toxic cleansing solutions, repellents, regulation balms and creams from herbs and incenses from Soil and Soul wooden spoons ladles bread knives , coconut shell spoons, ladles, hand lacquered containers.....
Tasty north Indian Homemade organic grown and hay-ripened mango, lime green chilly pickles from authentic masalas , churans, from a sensitive ashram (Sri Aurobindo Aradhana trust) with slow processes and working with livelihood enhancement.
c) Also Masterly Open to All art performances in the inviting Aangana - Every Saturday Art at 6.30pm :
Rasalok still theatre of miniature art on 25th Oct 2014 for all ages above 7 years . 630pm 90 minutes duration
Kanakadasa ecstasy enslaved Deepika Dorai ( English)
A shepherd-warrior turns poet-saint
Special Rasalok shows for smaller age groups, common interest adult groups during weekdays on advance request. Also "Punyakoti" by Smt Uma Nagraj on Saturdays on adavance request.
Classic live Puppet theatre on November 1st 2014
Repeat performance of inaugural "Bhamakalapam exalting Sathyabhama" by Putthali Bimba troupe with live classical music and adapting of Mysore wooden puppets to classic dance movement
Special all day Rasalok shows on Kanakadasa Jayanthi Nov 8th 2014
Kanakadasa - Ecstasy enslaved - Deepika Dorai ( English / Kannada)
A shepherd-warrior turns poet- saint
11.30am, 4.30pm and 6.30pm (3 shows, 90 minutes each)
.....and much more.
Call Deepak at 08041489354 / 080-26622639 for more details
We are open all days 10.30am 8.30pm now only
at 42, Ratnavilasa road DVG road corner, near Nagasandra Circle, Basavanagudi