Bulu Imam

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Location Hazaribagh, Jharkhand, India
Introduction Convener, Hazaribagh Chapter, INTACH since 1987, campaigning to save the upper Damodar Valley from coal mining. 1991 brought to light the first rockart shelter of Jharkhand at Isco, thereafter another one dozen new painted rock shelters. Started Sanskriti Museum, Hazaribagh 1992, established Tribal Women Artists Cooperative 1993. Made several films on tribal culture and art. Nominated for Goldman Award, USA shortlist, 2006. Led TWAC teams to major mural painting events in Australia (Casula, 1997, Australian Museum, 2000); Germany (Asia Pacific Weeks, 2003); Italy (Udine, 2007, Rome, 2007). Presented Indian cultural heritage at Vicino Lontano conference, Udine, May 2007). Submits regular annual reports to ICOMOS World Report in Monuments and Sites in Danger, Paris (2001-2007). Has written several monographs on ethnic societies, rockart, archaeology, tribal art as well as recently the Antiquarian Remains of North Jharkhand. He devotes himself to writing, poetry, painting and research, and work on conservation projects, and lives with his family at his Sanskriti Centre at Hazaribagh.