BELOVED INDIA was started in 2015
with the aim to relook at Indian culture and attempt a renewed understanding.
It mainly focuses on the Indian spiritual concepts
and tries to revive the lost connection between the past and the present.

 

Through the creation of artworks, it explores, experiences and experiments.
Through exhibitions, presentations and workshops, it shares, influences and spreads.

AIM

•  Encourage spiritual quest which can help the individual to evolve.

•  Replace dead rituals with living practices by re-exploring their connotations.

•  Connect design and culture, recognising both as problem-solving endeavours.

•  Act as a bridge between the “ancient” and the “modern” and assist in its evolution.
•  Encourage spiritual quests which can help the growth of the individual.

PHILOSOPHY

When there is righteousness in the heart, there is beauty in the character. When there is beauty in the character, there is harmony in the home. When there is harmony in the home, there is order in the nation. When there is order in the nation, there is peace in the world.

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ARTIST/DESIGNER

Aparajita Barai is a graphic designer and artist. She graduated from the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad and completed her master's degree with distinction in Design for Communication from the University of Westminster, London.

 

Her work shows influence from the folk style and reveals the intricacy of traditional Indian art form. Mythology and spirituality predominantly mark her subject. Her motive and mission is to reignite the interest in Indian spirituality and philosophy and present it through her personal quest. She aims to dig out the ancient treasures, meanings and possibilities that have got submerged under the ceremonial practices.