On 3rd May at Azad Bhavan Auditorium, the evening graced by eminent Kathak danseuse Ms. Padmashri Shovana Narayan will witness the fascinating spectacle of globally acclaimed artist Subodh Poddar paint live the spirit of Ghoomer dance on canvas. ‘VIBGYOR’ conceptualised by Mithu Basu, Curator and Founder, Dolna, Mumbai, will celebrate the colours of India with a fusion of Dance, Music and Live Art followed by a week long art exhibition in association with ICCR.
The VIBGYOR art exhibition is a kaleidoscope of colours on canvas by diverse artists of India. Devyani Parikh, Pragati Sharma Mohanty, Prerna Kewalramani, Rajat Shubra Bandopadhyay, Subodh Poddar, Vallery Puri, works from the studio of the late Dinesh Gain and select works from the Dolna collection.
Commenting on the forthcoming event Dr. Suresh K Goel, DG, ICCR, Delhi, said “At ICCR, we are committed to articulate and demonstrate the diversity and richness of Indian culture. Dolna’s innovative concepts and passion to promote India’s rich cultural heritage makes our association with Dolna very satisfying”.
“VIBGYOR” is the celebration of colour. The vibrant colours express the confidence of emerging India. Our heartfelt thanks to ICCR for its support in making our concept a reality”. Said Mithu Basu Curator and Founder of DOLNA
Dolna: Established in 2010, Dolna is a creative initiative, the brainchild of Ms. Mithu Basu, Dolna collaborates with relevant partners to create global platforms for artists of all genres to promote art through customized events, travel programs and commissioned corporate projects, thus explore new horizons for art, artists and audiences.
ICCR : Founded in 1950 by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, ICCR is about the communion of cultures, a facilitator for creative dialogue with other nations. It is a pre-eminent institution engaged in cultural diplomacy and the sponsor of intellectual exchanges between India and partner countries. It symbolizes India’s great cultural and educational efflorescence in the years to come.