Prof. B. L. Malla – Introduction

Prof. B. L. Malla, an Art Historian with specialisation in Indian art and cultural studies is presently associated with the Adi Drishya Division of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi. He has obtained his Master’s degree in History from Kashmir University, Master’s degree in Museology and Ph.D. in History of Arts from the Banaras Hindu University. He is the author of The Sculptures of Kashmir, Vaisnava Art and Iconography of Kashmir; Trees in Indian Art, Mythology and Folklore, Conservation of Rock Art (ed.), Cosmology and Cosmic Interpretations: Shaiva Thought and Art of Kashmir, Rock Art Studies: Concept, Methodology, Context, Documentation and Convservation Vol.I (ed.), Rock Art Studies: Interpretation through Multidisciplinary Approaches Vol.II (ed.), The World of Rock Art: An Overview of the Five Continents (ed.), Global Rock Art (ed.), Rock Art of Andhra Pradesh: A New Synthesis (General ed.); Rock Art of India: Suitable Dating Techniques (ed), Glimpses of India-China Rock Art, Silent Rock’s An Eloquent Testimony: Rock Art Heritage of Odisha (General ed.), Cultural Ecology: Prehistoric and Ethno-archaeological Context of Rock Art in North-Eastern and Other Indian States (General ed.),राजस्थान की शैलचित्र कला (संपादक), Understanding of Rock Art of India-China: Rock Art of India – Volume I (ed.), Rock Art Heritage of Northeast India (ed.) and Glorious Bhimbetka: A Catalogue Based on IGNCA’s Yashodhar Mathpal Collection. Besides a number of research articles published in reputed professional journals, he has also participated in many national and international conferences/workshops both in India and abroad. Dr. Malla has widely travelled in India, France, Italy, Iran and China in connection with his field studies and conferences. His area of interest is both classical and vernacular traditions. He has been associated with IGNCA-UNESCO-UNDP project on Village India i.e. “Identification and Enhancement of India’s Cultural Heritage: An Internal Necessity for the Management of Development”. Currently, Dr. Malla is engaged in documentation, ecological conservation and ethno-archaeological study and survey of Indian Rock Art; and also in Himalayan Studies.

Prof. B. L. Malla
 
Professor & Project Director, Adi Drishya Department
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
11, Mansingh Road, Opp. Raksha Bhawan,, New Delhi- 110001.

Tel : 91+011+23388014, 23388413, (M) 9871823287
Email :  rockart.ignca@gmail.com
Rock Art PublicationsBy
Rock Art in the Old WorldMichael Lorblanchet (ed.)
Deer in Rock Art of India and EuropeGiacamo Camuri, Angelo Fossati and Yasodhar Mathpal (eds.)
Rock Art in Kumaon HimalayaYashodhar Mathpal
Rock Art in KeralaYashodhar Mathpal
Conservation Of Rock ArtBansi Lal Malla (ed.)
Rock Art Studies: Concept, methodology, Context, Documentation and Convservation Vol. IBansi Lal Malla – Introduction
Rock Art Studies: Interpretation through Multidisciplinary Approaches Vol.IIBansi Lal Malla – Introduction
The World Of Rock Art: An Overview of the Five ContinentsBansi Lal Malla – Introduction
Global Rock ArtBansi Lal Malla and V. H. Sonawane – Introduction
Rock Art Of Andhra Pradesh: A New SynthesisBy N.Chandramouli, General Editor Bansi Lal Malla – Prologue
Rock Art of Andhra PradeshBy N.Chandramouli, General Editor Bansi Lal Malla – Prologue
Glimpses of India-China Rock ArtBansi Lal Malla -  Introduction
Rock Art of India Suitable Dating TechniquesBansi Lal Malla (ed.) – Introduction
Cultural Ecology Prehistory And Ethno-Archaeological Context Of Indian Rock Art With Emphasis On North-Eastern StatesBansi Lal Malla(ed.), Dwipen Bezbaruah – Introduction
Silent Rock’s An Eloquent Testimony – Rock Art Heritage of OdishaBy Sadasiba Pradhan General Editor: Bansi Lal Malla – Introduction
Rajasthan ki ShailchitrakalaBy Murari Lal Sharma General Editor : Bansi Lal Malla
Understanding Rock of India-China : Rock Art of India- Volume IBy Bansi Lal Malla - Introduction
Rock Art Heritage of Northeast IndiaBy Bansi Lal Malla & Tilok Thakuria - Introduction
Glorious Bhimbetka: A Catalogue Based on IGNCA's Dr. Yashodhar Mathpal CollectionBy Bansi Lal Malla - Introduction