Interstate Stone Sculpting Camp was held at The Dravidian University, organized by Karnataka Shilpakala Academy. The camp was for fifteen days, and the Shilpakala academy sends its own recognized twenty sculptors to sculpt the statue with ten senior Sculptors and ten junior sculptors. Different types of cement sculpting, stone carving, fiber casting, and metal casting are being organized in different states of India by Shilpakala academy. There was a reborn of Shilpakala academy for the modern age to get the past back to the present age. We were able to find all the stone carving and sculptures were sculpted by ancient people in the temples and historical places. Shilpakala started to choose and pick the most skillful and trained sculptor or artists to show their best work on the present status to change the trend.
Narayana Guru, also known as Sree Narayana Guru, was a social reformer of Kerala and India. Born into a lower-caste, he faced much injustice in the caste-ridden society of Kerala. He led a reform movement by rejecting the caste system in Kerala and promoted new values of spiritual freedom and upliftment of the exploited. Senior sculptor Mr. Sunil Kumar is from Chikkamangalore has completed a Master’s in MFA at Bangalore University. Junior Sculptor Mr. Rajesh from Shimoga has completed Bachelor's in BVA. They sculpted the statue of Narayana Guru in 15 days.
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