Artwork that reflects the spirit of Meghalaya
An exhibition of paintings by artists who participated at the International
Art Residency, held at Artists' Point, Meghalaya, is being organised by India International Centre (IIC).
Titled 'Adobe of Clouds', the collection of paintings reflects the beauty of Meghalaya – a place where the hill sleeps to the rippling music of babbling brooks and cascading waterfalls, where clouds play hide and seek in the blink of an eye and hugs the rolling hills of the rainiest place on earth, where the root bridges symbolizes the pride.
On view are works by eminent artists like Jana Bednárová (Slovakia); Juhidevi Bhanjdeo (India); Dominik Bouma (Czech Republic); Eliška Failová (Czech Republic); Zsofia Hajdu (Hungary); Barbora Chlastáková (Czech Republic); Moinuddin Moni (Bangladesh); Juliana Mrvová (Slovakia); Kateřina Pěkná (Czech Republic); Jan Pražan (Czech Republic); Gabriela Valls Schorr (Spain); and Michaela Vrbková (Czech Republic)
The art show will be inaugurated on June 8, at 7:30 pm by P. Sampath Kumar, IAS, Commissioner and Secretary to the Chief Minister, Resident Commissioner, Meghalaya House.
This will be followed by a brief musical performance by Alakesh Dutta.
Organised in collaboration with Picasso Pupils, Meghalaya; Department of Art and Culture, Govt. of Meghalaya, and Embassy of the Slovak Republic, the exhibition in on view from June 9 – 18 daily at the Art gallery, Kamaladevi Complex, India International Centre. Also, one can be a part of the walk of the exhibition on June 12 at 4 pm.
For one month every year, Meghalaya becomes a hub of the international creative exchange through an art residency programme called Abode of Clouds. Professional artists from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary,
Spain, France, Bangladesh, and India have gathered in the past two years here and learned more about the diversity of Indian Culture, exchanged their creative ideas with the local youth and art enthusiasts.
They got their inspiration through the beautiful and untouched nature, and the friendly people of Meghalaya remained etched in their memories forever.