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Kajol completes new project in Czech Republic
Zaheer Ahmed
Published :Monday, 26 October, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 94
Kajol recently completed a new vibrant wall painting. The painting was crafted in the town of Pardubice in Czech Republic on a wall with a length of 80 meter and height of 1.8 meter. Of the entire wall Kajol was allotted a corner of 3.5 meter in length and 8 meter in width. The artwork styled after his iconic "Traffic Art" depicted wildlife with a tiger, an elephant, peacock, banana trees and many more elements of the forest. This is the first of two artworks commissioned by two schools of Pardubice for Kajol to produce. The mayor of the town also took part in the painting project and after learning about Kajol, a man from Bangladesh renamed the corner where Kajol had painted as "Bangladesh Corner". Everyday at least five hundred participants are reported to have gathered to view this wall painting by Kajol. His potential 'Pop Lore' style so fascinated the organisers that they have decided to include him for next year's painting exposition.
Pardubice is mostly a suburban town with population estimation at ninety four thousand. Kajol took part in an artistic endeavour of a Czech tycoon named Wilhelm Pernstejn. He came to Pardubice from Moravia and wished to redesign his new foster town with other social elites.
Thus he initiated an art project where participants can register for free. The project outlines Pernstejn's own visions as to how Pardubice should be like with works on --ponds where people can eat fish, a Castel, Beer Brewery, landscape of a beautiful town centre, theater, pilot who has flown for the first time into Czech Republic.
Apart from painting on school walls Kajol will paint another work in Czech Republic. He is also scheduled to paint a Traffic Art in Denmark.
Ruhul Amin Kajol a resident of Copenhagen, Denmark since 1986 is the Guinness World Record holder for the longest street art. He infuses his improvised "Traffic Art" with acute sociological awareness by mirroring the prevalent social, political and environmental issues of the time in varying degrees. Kajol works with paintings, drawings and printmaking to propagate his philosophy as well as his insight into traditional, historical and anthropological dimensions.
As already mentioned Kajol's artworks have employed a diverse range of contemporary and modern themes. His "Poetic Surrealism" completed in 1979 and 1980 is a series that delineates his potentials in carving surrealistic impressions and poetic imageries. "Violence" produced between 1992 and 1996 highlights political violence, results of extremism and modern human brutality strolling urban streets in the name of civilisation. "Cold Fire" another one of his provocative series based on pointillism and acrylic shows the tranquil side of nature in icy silver and azure backgrounds.

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