Works from the Goa Open Arts Catalyst Grants 2020
February 10 - March 7, 2021
Wherever a story comes from, whether it is a familiar myth or a private memory, the retelling exemplifies the making of a connection from one pattern to another: a potential translation in which narrative becomes parable and the once upon a time comes to stand for some renascent truth... Our species thinks in metaphors and learns through stories.
– Mary Catherine Bateson
Six artists who live and work in Goa retell and reinterpret experiences rooted in mythology, folklore, folk art, nature, and a post-truth world. Afrah Shafiq, Asavari Gurav, Bhisaji Gadekar, Komas, Nandita Kumar and Poonam Pandit come together in a multi-media exhibition of artwork inspired by each artist’s unique experience and interpretation of their life in Goa. The exhibiting artists are grantees of the Goa Open Arts Catalyst Grant 2020 that was instituted at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic with the intention of providing ongoing support to the artistic community of Goa.
Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai supported the media arts grant and the show is partnered and hosted by Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts.
The exhibition will be on at:
Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts
Altinho, Panjim, Goa
February 10 to March 7, 2021
10 am to 6:30 pm, Monday to Saturday
Keeping in mind the current pandemic situation, the exhibition will be held observing stringent protocols which include: mask wearing, sanitisation, digital catalogues and strict control of number of visitors in the galleries.
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