Weavers Studio Centre for the Arts and Sensorium recently organized an exhibition on sculptures titled “Inner Response: An Exhibition of Sculptures”. Inner Response is an exclusive sculpture exhibition showcasing twenty two contemporary sculptors from Bengal. The exhibition was inaugurated by eminent film maker Anik Dutta, Dr. Nabaneeta Dev Sen (writer and academician) and Dr. Bharati Ray (Vice-president ICCR).
The sculpture exhibition had sculptors of all ages. The senior sculptor in the exhibition is Shankar Ghosh and the junior sculptors are Sandipan Mondol and Safikul Islam. Shankar Ghosh is a renowned name amongst city sculptors while Sandipan Mondol and Safikul Islam are students of the final year in Rabindra Bharati University. There are around fifty works of art that has been featured in this exhibition. Bronze, stone, terracotta, ceramics and wood are some of the materials used in the making of the sculptures showcased in this exhibition. Most of the works in this exhibition are human or animal figures while some are abstract compositions also.
Director Anik Dutta was more than happy to be a part of such an occasion. “Films, music, sculpting, dance are all various forms of art. To be able to come to such an occasion gives me immense pleasure” said the director who has recently been in news for his New Kolkata Bangla Movie Aschorjo Prodeep.
Dr. Nabaneeta Dev Sen highlighted on the aspect that there must be more bonding between sculptors. According to her, this will increase the exchange of knowledge amongst the sculptors and this will lead to more exchange of information. Bharati Ray said “These are not merely works of art but they are actually pieces of history which we will be handing over to the next generations. They will learn a lot about not only the art of this time but also about the lifestyle of the people”.
The exhibition will continue till the 24th of December at Weavers Studio Centre for the Arts.