Ten contemporary artists from Jharkhand will exhibit their works at the week-long annual all India painting and sculpture exhibition organised by All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) in New Delhi next month.
Each artist’s solo works based on relevant social themes will be on show, along with paintings by artists from around the country. The socially relevant themes expected to be depicted are environment, education, poverty, migration, child abuse and female foeticide, among others.
At present, Chotanagpur Art Research and Development Society (CARD) is busy inviting entries from contemporary artists for the show.
State coordinator of the camp and CARD member Vinod Ranjan said they were inviting entries from contemporary visual artists. Ranjan himself will be one of the participants. Among others who have confirmed are Sunil Modi from Bokaro, Himadri and Shilpi Raman and Ramanuj Shekhar from Ranchi.
Speaking to The Telegraph, Shekhar said he would focus on the theme of pollution. “I am very close to nature and through my art I want to show how pollution has taken a toll on people,” Shekhar said, adding that the best entries will be awarded.