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Event: Clay Restoration Project Workshop

St Fagans National Museum of History
24 & 25 June 2023, 1pm-4pm
Cost Free
Suitability All

Join us for a captivating workshop with Indian artist Purnendu Dey. Discover the art of material manipulation and sculptural object development in a fun and informative session. Inspired by Dey's latest commission Restoration Clay Project Led by the Wales Puja Committee the workshops are inspired by the reconstruction of a magnificent Durga idol set, including the divine deities Durga, Lakshmi, Saraswati, Kartik, and Ganesh, this workshop offers unique insights into their creation. 


Workshop Content:

  • Insights from Context Pernudu Dey: Gain insight into the clay restoration project from expert Pernudu Dey.

  • Clay Manipulation: Create anatomical models using clay and hay with guidance from our artist in residence and archival footage of idol restoration.

  • Adornment: Use materials from India to create miniature sets and regalia for your creations.

  • Take Home Your Creations: Everything you make can be taken home and enjoyed.

  • Support and Assistance: Wales Puja committee members and artist Mr. Purnendu Dey, along with his wife Chitralekha, will be available for questions.




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