Kolkata Centre for Creativity is pleased to announce the fellows for KCC Art Fellowship 2020-2021, as per the decision of the selection jury panel, based on the interviews held on 10, 11, and 12 April2 2020.
The selected fellows for KCC Art Fellowship 2020-2021 are:
Ms. Sumedha Bhattacharyya for Dance
Ms Pavithra Chari for Music
Mr. Asif Imran for Visual Arts
Mr. Dhannjay Kumar for Visual Arts
Duet with Camera
Sumedha Bhattachryya is an inter-disciplinary dance artist whose practice experiments with camera, tradition and gender. As a trained Kathak dancer and an Erasmus dance scholar, she has travelled, lived together and collaborated with a range of forms, communities and dance-theatre makers across local, national and international locations. Through Screen-dance film-making as a methodology, her practice brings a fresh viewership of Dance mediated with camera.
Khayal composition in Hindustani Music
Pavithra Chari is a graduate of Psychology from Lady Shri Ram College for women. She is a student of Hindustani Classical music and is currently a disciple of Smt. Shubha Mudgal. A U.S Dept of State alumna, she is a recipient of the Sahitya Kala Parishad scholarship and Shri Prakash Chand Surana scholarship for hindustani classical music. She is one half of the contemporary – classical outfit Shadow and Light as a vocalist, composer and lyricist with three albums of original music released worldwide. Apart from music, she is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer and a certified expressive arts based therapist.
Mahanagar (The City)
Asif Imran is a visual artist from Lalgola (Murshidabad, WB) who is pursuing MFA from Rabindra Bharati University. His interest lies with photography of public places and colonial
architecture. His creations deal with different socio-economic issues faced by common people in everyday life.
The Behaviour of Material and Form
Dhannjay Kumar is a Visual Artist from Bihar, working with multidisciplinary approached based work in Delhi, Bihar and around. Coming from a farmer’s family, Dhannjay brings his legacy of identity in his multi-sensory creations.