First of two albums of redscaled shots chronicling the beautiful process of making carved banana stem arch known as 'tiniban.' Local men of different generations worked together for a whole day doing different parts. They didn't study architecture or engineering. Neither did they study in a design school. But they surely know how to create work of art out of simple banana stems, bamboos and art paper. And they did not have any artist temperament or diva attitude at all.

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