When three eminent personalities from the world of poetry and art come together to talk, you know it’s going to be beautiful. So would this panel discussion Pen and Brush by acclaimed artists and poets Sangeeta Gupta, Saba Hasan and Sidharth. You can join in and be a part of this discussion on August 30 at Oxford Bookstore, Delhi, at 6.00 pm. These prominent personalities would talk about their journeys, creative processes and interact with the audience to guide them.
Who should be attending this?
Creativity is what you cannot bind and hence each one of us has our own way to unleash it, poetry and painting being the most widespread expressions. So, if you are a lover of art, colours, poetry, expression, or are passionate about anything creative, you must not miss this discussion. Also, if you struggle to express yourself in any creative form, there is a bright chance you might find your inspiration at the talk.
The speakers will not only talk about art but will also recite their poetry (now who would want to miss that!)
About the speakers
- Sangeeta Gupta – She is a known bilingual poet, abstract artist (30 solo exhibitions), film maker and a civil servant. She has ten published books to her credit which have been translated in Greek, German, English, Bangla and Dogri. Currently the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax Delhi, she has also directed and scripted seven documentary films.
- Sidharth – Sidharth is an Indian painter and sculptor. As a child he started with painting signboards, but graduated to creating murals and friezes in no time. He has also mastered the art of Thangka painting technique from the Tibetan monks in Mcleodganj. He has participated in more than 135 group shows in UK, Sweden, the US, Singapore and Hong Kong besides India.
An honorary degree of DLitt was conferred on Sidharth in 2012 by Punjabi University, Patiala.
- Saba Hasan- Hasan is an artist known for her contemporary repertoire consisting of installations, paintings, photographs, voice works and videos. Her work features undertones of forces of time, nature and personal histories in a potent, nuanced voice. She has also received fellowships from Syracuse University, New York; the George Keyt Art Foundation, Colombo 2002; the French Cultural Ministry, Paris 2006; the Oscar Kokoschka Academy, Salzburg 2010 and the Raza National Award for painting 2005.
Well, that surely seems like a rich panel for get motivated right? Do stay back for some tea and snacks!
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