FILM

Stephen Huyler’s First Trip to India: 1971-72

Beginning in Paris when he was just 19 years old and continuing by himself overland by local transport through the Balkans, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan into India where he traveled for seven months conducting field research. (15.5 minutes)

Stephen Huyler’s 65 Years in 2 Minutes

Beatrice Wood: an Interview with Stephen P Huyler

An new interview about legendary artist Beatrice Wood, Huyler’s major mentor and the person who first invited him to India (65 minutes)

Painted Prayers: Women’s Art in Village India

A film made to accompany an exhibition of the same title shown at the Smithsonian Institution in 1995-6 and then touring the United States, Britain, Germany, and India. (13 minutes)

Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion

A film made to accompany the Puja exhibition at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution (now renamed the National Museum of Asian Art.) This exhibition, conceived and curated by Dr. Huyler, was intended originally to be open for six months, but popular demand kept it open for four years: 1996-2000. Most of the footage in the film was taken by Stephen Huyler.

Women’s Art in Rural Odisha

Archival footage taken by Huyler in 1997 in the villages of rural Puri District, Odisha, where he has documented women’s evocative wall paintings for decades. Most of the paintings are now no longer created as part of efforts to modernize rural India.

FILM

Stephen Huyler’s First Trip to India: 1971-72

Beginning in Paris when he was just 19 years old and continuing by himself overland by local transport through the Balkans, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan into India where he traveled for seven months conducting field research. (15.5 minutes)

Stephen Huyler’s 65 Years in 2 Minutes

Beatrice Wood: an Interview with Stephen P Huyler

An new interview about legendary artist Beatrice Wood, Huyler’s major mentor and the person who first invited him to India (65 minutes)

Painted Prayers: Women’s Art in Village India

A film made to accompany an exhibition of the same title shown at the Smithsonian Institution in 1995-6 and then touring the United States, Britain, Germany, and India. (13 minutes)

Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion

A film made to accompany the Puja exhibition at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution (now renamed the National Museum of Asian Art.) This exhibition, conceived and curated by Dr. Huyler, was intended originally to be open for six months, but popular demand kept it open for four years: 1996-2000. Most of the footage in the film was taken by Stephen Huyler.

Women’s Art in Rural Odisha

Archival footage taken by Huyler in 1997 in the villages of rural Puri District, Odisha, where he has documented women’s evocative wall paintings for decades. Most of the paintings are now no longer created as part of efforts to modernize rural India.