Interlude to the Bhubaneswar International Art Fair

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Bhubaneswar: An art exhibition ‘Interlude to the Bhubaneswar International Art Fair 2018’ displaying the artworks of 80 eminent Odia artists from across the world was inaugurated at the Rashtriya Lalit Kala Akademi here on Sunday.

The exhibition was inaugurated by London based eminent artist Prafulla Mohanti, Director of Lalit Kala Akademi, Padma Vibhushan Dr Radhunath Mohapatra, in the presence of Bhubaneswar MP Dr. Prasanna Patsani.

The artworks on display have been presented in various mediums including paintings, print making, photography, sculpture, installations and video based art.

The modern section holds a special display by Prafulla Mohanti on abstract concepts such as bindu, shunya, shanti and other concepts derived from Hindu philosophy and from his life experience as an Odia.

During the 5-day event, discussion sessions with artists on the connection of art with literature, architecture, performance, smart city, films and its dynamics pertaining to the public will also be organised.