Kolkata Centre for Creativity Organized The Legacy of Loss : Perspectives of The Partition of Bengal


News Desk, News Nation 360 : Kolkata Centre for Creativity (KCC), the leading multi-disciplinary art space inaugurated The Legacy of Loss: Perspectives on The Partition of Bengal, an art exhibition to commemorate the Partition Remembrance Day. This is a collaborative exhibition organized by Kolkata Partition Museum Trust and Kolkata Centre for Creativity, supported by Tata Steel and Emami Foundation. The exhibition will showcase paintings, prints, photographs, installations and more, which features artists like Amritah Sen, Debashish Mukherjee, Dilip Mitra, Pula Sengupta and Vinayak Bhattacharya. The exhibition would provide an intimate look at the disruption of harmony and the thwarted desires for togetherness that have grown on the two sides of the political border, separating human bonds and connections. Gianluca Rubagotti, Consul General, Italian Republic, graced the inauguration ceremony as the Chief Guest, along with Rituparna Roy, Managing Trustee, Kolkata Partition Museum Trust, Richa Agarwal, Chairperson, Kolkata Centre for Creativity and Reena Dewan, Director, Kolkata Centre for Creativity. The inaugural session was also followed by an interactive session between Sugata Bose, Indian Historian and Politician, Goutam Ghose, Indian Film Director and Shuvaprasanna Bhattacharya, Eminent Artist. The exhibition will also conduct online talk sessions on 22nd August 2021 and 29th August 2021 respectively. On 22nd August, the talk will focus on Revising the Legacy of Loss (Session 1) where the panellists will be Vinayak Bhattacharya, Dilip Mitra, Amritah Sen and Supriyo Sen, whereas on 29th August 2021, the talk will highlight Revisiting the Legacy of Loss (Session 2) where panellists Dr Paula Sengupta (Professor and HOD, Faculty of Printmaking, Rabindra Bharati University and Artist), Debashish Mukherjee (Artist) and Goutam Ghose (Indian Film Director)  will have their opinions shared on the said topic. The art exhibition is open for public viewing till 29th August 2021 (except Mondays and National Holidays) from 11 AM to 6 PM on the 5th Floor for Kolkata Centre for Creativity. Entry by only Appointment.

Pic : Krishnendu Kundu

Report : Anustup Kundu