Sreejith’s ‘Vishnumoorthy Theyyam’ sculpture to find spot at Kerala Folklore Academy
Kaliassery: The sculpture of Vishnumoorthy Theyyam designed by sculptor Sreejith Anchampeedika will now adorn the museum hall of Kerala Folklore Academy in Chirakkal of Kannur. The sculpture was created completely in fibre glass.
The myth behind Vishnumoorthy Theyyam is related to the Narasimha avatar in Bhagavatha.
Sreejith’s another creation – 12 feet high Puthiyabagavathy sculpture – was installed in the museum last month.
Theyyam artiste Murali Panickar’s suggestions held in the creation, says Sreejith.
Sreejith, who was interested in Theyyam sculpting since school days, have his creations installed in many museums in and outside India.
His sculptors have been installed at the Stuart Arts Museum in Germany.
The Gandhi sculpture in front of Kannur Collectorate and Taliparamba taluk office were also created by him.