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Two Bengal artists in coal town to participate in workshop

Art camp is being organised at Tapaswini Art Gallery
Tapas Ghosh busy giving final touches to his work
Tapas Ghosh busy giving final touches to his work
Gautam Dey

Praduman Choubey   |   Dhanbad   |   Published 11.02.22, 05:50 PM

Two well-known visual artists from Bengal are busy giving shape to their imagination in form of sculptures using building waste material like broken granite slabs, bricks, left over sands, iron bars and cements for the last two days as part of the week-long artist residency camp being organised at Tapaswini Art Gallery of Dhanbad by Dhanbad based art promotion society, India Telling.

Meet Sanatan Mandal (43) from Malda and Tapas Ghosh (32), a resident Bankura who reached Dhanbad on February 10 on the invitation of its founder Abhihshek Kashyap, a renowned art curator cum Hindi litterateur and founder of India Telling.

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Talking to The Telegraph Online Kashyap, said, “We began organising the artist residency workshop from  March 27, 2019 with the aim of instilling interest in the generation next towards different forms of visual art, including painting, painting, sculpture, costumed of fashion designing, drawing, paint making, ceramics, photography, video,filmmaking, graphic or commercial design, crafts and architecture.”

“The idea of organising the workshop on altogether different theme of sculpting through building waste material came to my mind recently after witnessing the huge quantity of building waste material lying here and there with the trend of development of multistoried buildings in Dhanbad and we have invited the two artists for the residency camp having relevant experience,” elaborated Kashyap.

Sanatan Mandal, while elaborating about the his piece of work being made part of the residency camp said, “I am currently working on a bird ready to fly, titled Gati using broken granite slab, iron bars and some cement.”

Ghosh, who is busy giving shape to figurative sculptures said, “One of my sculptures is related to a man carrying out meditation in the lap of the Dhangi hills on the foothills of which the Tapaswini Art Gallery".



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