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DU: Anthardhvani's 'Delhi Wall Book' Paintings

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The Delhi University North Campus wall stretching continuously for a Kilometer and sectioned off into 138 parts looked really colourful. Around 500 artists came together to express their outrage of Issues in India and social evils like crime and corruption, and yes their paintings could say more than words.

There were individuals or groups of graphic artists and painters creating murals on a common theme 'Design the Change". The event "Delhi Wall Book" were organized by Tata Housing and Brand Promotions Ltd in its endeavour to support art and culture. A similar event was done earlier in Mumbai last year as "Visualize Mumbai".

It was a three day programme. And , in the span of three days, over 1,50,000 people flocked to the stadium complex of Delhi University to enjoy Antardhvani's many offerings. Specially appreciated was the Innovation Plaza which presented 113 interdisciplinary projects from colleges and also 20 stalls from the Cluster Innovation Centre, and the institute of Life Long Learning.

Presenting music of outstanding quality, the Equal opportunity cell was prominent at the Inauguration and the Valedictory sessions. Traditional games like kite flying and sitolia were also enjoyed by many. The hub for conversations was IRCTC's multi cuisine food court with delicious and moderately priced items.

Delhi University's Most Memorable Wall Paintings

The event "Delhi Wall Book" were organized by Tata Housing and Brand Promotions Ltd in its endeavour to support art and culture. A similar event was done earlier in Mumbai last year as "Visualize Mumbai".

Delhi University's Most Memorable Wall Paintings

The artists came together today to express their outrage at the brutal gang rape in December last of a 23-year-old girl as well as on other social evils like crime and corruption, by painting a one kilometre long wall in north campus of Delhi University.

Delhi University's Most Memorable Wall Paintings

It was a three day programme. And , in the span of three days, over 1,50,000 people flocked to the stadium complex of Delhi University to enjoy Antardhvani's many offerings.

Paintings On Walls Of Delhi University

Presenting music of outstanding quality, the Equal opportunity cell was prominent at the Inauguration and the Valedictory sessions.

Delhi University's Most Memorable Wall Paintings

But as far as we are concerned the paints and brush is adding charm and there are so many artists who don't have a platform to exhibit their talents.

Delhi University's Most Memorable Wall Paintings

The art enthusiasts included students from various colleges and institutes, professional freelance painters and school teachers.

Paintings On Walls Of Delhi University

Delhi Wallbook, initiated by Brand Promotions India and supported by Tata Housing, brought together professional and budding artists on the same platform to create the wall art under the theme 'Design the Change'

Paintings On Walls Of Delhi University

Anthardhvani echoed the cultural ethos of the University of Delhi and created a deep sense of belonging. The Valedictory function ended with the Vice-Chancellor's promise of more such events.

Delhi University's Most Memorable Wall Paintings

Tata Housing Development Limited presents Delhi Wall book, is a wall painting activity to creatively beautify the city street furniture by bringing together professional artists, allowing them to visualize their dream and paint their thoughts.

Paintings On Walls Of Delhi University

Professional artists,were provided with a canvas of the city landscape. 500 plus graphic artists/ painters will be putting up their expressions on the more than 1 km long stretch outside the Delhi University wall.

Paintings On Walls Of Delhi University

It would be an opportunity for the amateur artists to voice their concerns over issues like, crime against women, social discriminations and other social evils that continue to haunt Indian society.

Paintings On Walls Of Delhi University

It was a three day programme. And , in the span of three days, over 1,50,000 people flocked to the stadium complex of Delhi University

Delhi University's Most Memorable Wall Paintings

Delhi based artist who portrayed a nine-year old child calling for peace in his country

Paintings On Walls Of Delhi University

Artists would be awarded for their paintings online, say organisers who say they are attempting similar events in other parts of the country like Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh etc.

Paintings On Walls Of Delhi University

painting on women standing together which shows the empowerment of women when they stood in unity.

However, Anthardhvani echoed the cultural ethos of the University of Delhi and created a deep sense of belonging. The Valedictory function ended with the Vice-Chancellor's promise of more such events.

Prize Details: The highlight at the Valedictory function with Chief Guest Shri Ashok Thahur, Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development, announced the awards of Good Practice to colleges and departments. The prices are as following: Agrasen College was awarded Rs.10 Lakh, Kalindi College Rs.7 Lakhs, Acharya Narendra Dev College Rs.5Lakhs and Commendation prizes of Rs.1 Lakh each were given to Bhagat Singh College, Shivaji College and the Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board.

In the category of Departmnts of the University, the Physics Department was awarded Rs.10 Lakhs, Psychology Department Rs.7 Lakhs and Geology Department Rs.5 Lakhs. Commendation prizes of Rs.1 Lakh each were given to the Persian Department, Department of Slavonic and Finno Ugrian Studies, Law Centre and the Department of Zoology.

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