Uk Government Unveiled ‘unplugged: Best Of The Uk’ Photography Exhibition In Kolkata
News Desk, News Nation 360: The British Deputy High Commission Kolkata unveiled ‘Unplugged: Best of the UK’, a three-day photography exhibition in collaboration with Indo-British Scholars’ Association (IBSA) and Bengal Heritage Foundation (BHF) at the Bengal Gallery, ICCR, Kolkata today on 10 March 2023. The photography exhibition will continue from 10 to 12 March 2023. The images showcased a wide array of visual narratives about the United Kingdom by 19 photographers from Kolkata and London. A total of 84 photographs will be on display for the visitors. The Photography Exhibition was conceived by Amit Sengupta of the British Deputy High Commission and Saptarshi Kar of the Indo-British Scholars’ Association. They are the key photographers whose images are exhibited. Apart from them, a total of 17 other photographers from Bengal and Britain have contributed their images. Members of the Bengal Heritage Foundation, London have also contributed. Surasree Seal and Pallavi Majumdar have curated the exhibition. Peter Cook, Acting British Deputy High Commissioner to Kolkata stated that the Great British Photo
Exhibition is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the strength of their shared heritage that lives on in the people of this great city. As a Bengali-born British Citizen, he can say with passion and some personal pride that their heritage is not only worthy of their past but also offers the promise of a prosperous partnership in the future. Thank you to their friends and partners at IBSA and BHF. Do come and see this fantastic exhibition. According to Subrata Paul, President, of IBSA, this one of its kind photography exhibition is celebrating the enduring relationship between UK, India and West Bengal. The Photo Exhibition is going to act as a Living Bridge between India and U.K., especially for Indians having U.K. connections through education, work and cultural relationship. Photographs will evoke fond memories for people, who have connections with the U.K. and are visiting the exhibition. Landscapes, monuments, architecture, sports and transport visuals of the U.K. will help people to reminiscence their stay in the U.K. He wishes the exhibition a great success.
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Report : Anustup Kundu