In the pastures of creativity

Celebrated Australian artist Jo Bertini explains how she intends to take her work with Maldhari community to the world.

It has been a prolonged and lonely journey for Jo Bertini. This never-say-die Australian has been out in the desert for two decades. As a conscientious expedition artist, she wanders to remote inaccessible lands and tries to find a connect between big cities and nomadic existence of the indigenous inhabitants. She has been working tirelessly with pastoral community of Australia and making art pieces that speak for themselves. Jo recently lived with Maldhari community in the Rann of Kutch for six weeks before she created her art works which are on display at the ongoing exhibition at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.

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