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  • Fevicryl attempts to createLimca Book of Record for largest Indian map made with minitri-color canvases @Seawoods Grand Central Mall

    Published on August 12, 2019

    by Sachin Murdeshwar

    Mumbai:Fevicryl, a leading art and craft brand from the house of Pidilite Industries, attempts to etch their name in the prestigious Limca Book of Records by creating the largest map of India made withmini tri-color canvasesat Navi Mumbai’s Seawoods Grand Central Mall.

    The feat was a part of the brand’s unique initiative #AllCanArt, which aims at encouraging everyone to practice art beyond the idea of skills and perfection using Fluid art technique. Fluid art does not require any technical know-how and allows people to freely paint and let their creativity flow.

    Thisextraordinary accomplishment was unveiled today, as a precursor to Independence Dayat Seawoods Grand Central Mall. The larger than life map measures 25 feet in length 25 feet in width. It has been created by assembling creative masterpieces together, crafted by 97 Parkinson’s patients, 300+ school students and 68 corporate employees. The participants painted the canvases in tri color using Fevicryl acrylic colors.

    The creative installation will be displayed at the mall from 11 Aug 2019-18 Aug 2019, to celebrate the colors of India on the occasion of Independence Day.

    Mr. ShantanuBhanja, CEO, Consumer Products, Pidilite Industries Ltd, said “Through #AllCanArt, we wish to convey that now anyone with a creative intent can paint and create magic. There is no need for formal training. Fluid art is free flowing and can be practiced even by an amateur which makes it a great art form for everyone. As a mark of celebration of Independence Day, and as pafrt of Fevicryl initiative-of making creativity fun- we are elated to offer a platform to people of different walks of life to explore their creative selves. We are confident of etching our way into the Limca Book of record.”

    Mr. Nilesh Singh, Center Director, Seawoods Grand Central Mall, said, “Art is not just about creativity. It also aids for the imagination artistry of people in the otherwise busy and hectic urban life.We would like to encourage all our patrons across age groups to participate in this unique initiative by Fevicryl. At Seawoods Grand Central Mall, we take great pride in playing host to such unique initiatives which involve the society and have a larger impact.”

    The initiativekick startedwith a session held at Our Lady of Salvation Church, Dadar and at Shree VardhamanSthanakvasi Jain SanghBorivali with Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorder Society (PDMDS).97 Parkinson’s patients participated in the workshop and set free their creativity by pouring colors on the canvas using Fluid Art technique. Despite the challenges they face, the art form allowed the participants to showcase their artistic prowess and unleash their hidden talent.

    The second leg of the activity happened at M.K.E.S School, Maladwhere 300+ school studentscame together to try their hands on the unique art form. Similarly, canvases were created and contributed by corporates across city.



    Penchant for art runs deep into SeawoodsGrand Central Mall as it has always encouraged artists and talents to showcase their art form at the mall. Largest diya portrait of ViratKohli, 46X24ft mosaic of Sachin Tendulkar using bespoke tailoring materials and 60X40 ftRangoli showcasing Maharashtrian culture during Maharashtra Divas are some of the earlier artworks showcased at the mall.