World Of Other Indian Masks
Charm of Indian masks in performing arts - by Pani, Jiwan
This oblong book printed on art paper with an attractive album size cover contains coloured illustrations. It offers an interesting reading in the development of the use of mask and its application to the contemporary theatre as a ictorial details of the masks of different regions of India.
The book is about masks and the traditions of dance and theatre associated with them. All these traditions evolved in India-inspired by cultures which were basically non-industrial. Most of the photographs used in this books were obtained with courtesy of the Sangeet Ntak Akademi, New Delhi.
Jiwan Pani joined the Sangeet Natak Academy in 1970 as an Asst. Secretary. In December, 1983 ,he was appointed as the Director of the Kathak Kendra, New Delhi.