Not a poster art as much as a concept collage, ‘The Cocteau Conundrum’ is in part inspired by the famous ‘The Hands of Jean Cocteau’ photograph. ‘The Hands of Jean Cocteau’ was produced by the Latvian born America based portraint photographer Philippe Halsman
The piece is a digital collage poster with vaporwave motifs. Mood is a bit retro modernish. The typeface in the background is from the once famous video game maker ATARI. The woman is the Chinese born American actress Lisa Lu.
But Kampil’s claim to fame is based not only in Hindu mythology but also in the history of another lesser followed religion – Jainism.
It was here that Baba Madar’s tribe grew and ever since 1434 AD, his death anniversary or Urs is celebrated as the Makanpur Mela in the months of February and March attracting followers and tourists from distant regions.