Amazing Mouth Painter
Jesfer, 27, hailing from Malappuram is a mouth painter since 12 years
Jesfer, 27, hailing from Malappuram is a mouth painter since 12 years following the attack of muscular dystrophy. This disease paralysed 80 per cent of his body leg to neck. Though there was no formal training in painting he started mouth-painting after leaving class VI study following the disease.
The other day he came to Kochi with a picture drawn by him for Dubai Port World, the operators of International Container Tran-shipment Terminal at Vallarpadam for displaying in a function arranged by them. The theme of the picture was ‘Kochi Sunset’.
In 2007 he was awarded a prize by Kodamkandath International Art Foundation. He has organized solo exhibitions at Kozhikode and Malappuram. He is a member of Mouth and Foot Painting Arts Association.
Jesfer’s work was also exhibited in Singapore.