Baul Fakiri music has been of research interest to the scholars of music, literature, and different disciplines of cultural studies. Visit to artists’ villages like Gorbhanga, Joydev-Kenduli, if you are a research scholar or a student who wants to interact with the traditional artists and experience the history and philosophy of Baul-Fakiri music.
Here is some basic information on Baul Fakiri music.
Watch this digital film to know more about Baul philosophy.
Watch this film on Bangla Qawali to know more about the tradition.
Experience the Baul Fakiri Utsav – an annual festival organized by the artists.
Watch the performances by the Baul Fakiri artists.
Here is a list of academic articles (Hyperlink to bibliography document) on Baul Fakiri.
Here is an ethical guideline on conducting research with the communities.
1. Respect the artist and the community.
2. Seek permission before you record audio/video, publish photo and information
regarding community and art.
3. Acknowledge names of artists with whom you interacted.
4. Share a copy of your published research (document or audio visual media) with the
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Artists’ rights are protected through a Code of Practice. Check the full Code here.