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Dark frames representing the dark life of lower class soceity by Sayantan Chakraborty

People working for themselves and as well as working for someone else to fulfill the needs and the luxuries are the lower working class people. The lower class people work hard, but they never succeed to get themselves in the frontline, rather become a reason for other higher class people to be present in the …

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Imagination of Mystical Landscape

While the actuality around me is congested, my painting is an imagery of a mystical landscape, its creation being a way for me to communicate with my dream reality. My monochromatically painted works meld a more current existence with memories, by symbolically infusing colored imagery only into certain objects. Often, the city is a framed …

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Sharing Her Knowledge to Grow New Talents

Coming from a very rich background of a tradition that is infringed with vivid and diverse cultural praxes, I have grown to imbibe the huge scope of self-expression that is provided by the universe of art. In my practice, I explore fabrics as my medium extensively. My practice is autobiographical and deals with my emotions, …

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From paper to printmaking, water colours to installations

Blending various media and constantly evolving my style, I am based in Baroda and love experimentation. I pour my energy into constantly reinventing myself; from paper to print-making, water colours to installations, I have tried my hands at it all. -Kanika Shah Kanika Shah was one of the nine winners of the First Take 2019. From …

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