Kolkata Centre for Creativity In Collaboration With Government of West Bengal Presents
“Freedom and Awakening”
News Desk, News Nation 360: Kolkata Centre for Creativity (KCC) in collaboration with the Government of West Bengal curated an exhibition titled ‘Freedom and Awakening’ during the opening of the Alipore Jail Museum that opened to the public on 21st September 2022. On the occasion of the 75 years of our independence, this exhibition—Freedom & Awakening— sought to encourage newer conversations around these oft-quoted ideas of ‘Freedom’ and ‘Independence’ through artworks by distinguished artists that deal with this history of awakening and finding self-expression by engaging with and interpreting these ideas afresh. The ongoing exhibition, which is being displayed in multiple phases,
brings together prominent and promising artists from all over India to explore the ideas of freedom on the road to awakening. The fundamental ideals that gave birth to the concept of India are intellectually probed and presented artistically. The artists who contributed to the show are Arunima Choudhury, Chandra Bhattacharjee, Chhatrapati Dutta, Debanjan Roy, Debasish Mukherjee, Indrapramit Roy, Jagannath Panda, Jogen Chowdhury, Manisha Gera Baswani, Santhosh Theparambil Velappakutty (TV Santhosh), Shipra Bhattacharya, Shuvaprasanna Bhattacharjee, Tom J Vattakuzhy, Anjan Modak, Asif Imran, Bholanath Rudra, Deepak Poulose, Santanu Debnath, Sayantan Samanta, Smarak Roy, Soma Das, Suman Chandra and Suman Dey. KCC organized interaction and discussion around the exhibition probing the concepts of ‘freedom’ and ‘awakening’ in contemporary life and art at the Alipore Jail Museum.
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Report : Anustup Kundu