Alka Pande is consultant arts advisor and curator, Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. A recipient of the Chevaliers dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Letters – Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters – from the French Government, Alka has authored several books on art and art history. Prominent ones are Ardhnarishvara, the Androgyne: Probing the Gender Within, Masterpieces of Indian Art, Indian Erotica, From Mustard Field to Disco Lights, and Mukhwas: Indian Food through the Ages.
Publisher: Mapin Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Rights: World rights available (excluding Indian subcontinent)
The book explores the rich but little-known world of Punjab folk instruments. With case studies tracing the birth, development and current status of over seventy instruments from Punjab, the book is for lovers of folk traditions and those interested in world music.