New Delhi, July 2023.
World University of Design, known for reinventing itself and pushing its own limits, brought forth INTERFACES, a HolzIndia presentation along with Alliance Française. The exhibition celebrates the transformative power of printmaking and showcases artworks by Indian, French and Belgian artists and is up for display until July 3rd, 2023 @ Alliance Francaise de Delhi.
To create awareness about the genre of Printmaking in Visual Arts as the new age sphere, WUD also organised a ‘Panel Discussion on Printmaking – Transformation in New India’, embellished with eminent artists as panelists including Ananda Moy Banerji, Kanchan Chander, Prayag Shukla, Prachi Sahasrabudhe and Seema Kohli along with Prof Rajan Fulari from WUD. This diverse group of panelists represented talented printmakers who have pushed the boundaries of the medium and contributed to the artistic landscape of New India.
Inaugurated by Mr. Stephane Alamir, Director of Alliance Française de Delhi, the exhibition features Indian artists Ananda Moy Banerji, Anita Das Chakracorty, Dattatraya Apte, Hemavathy Guha, Kanchan Chandar, Moti Zharotia, Prof. Rajan Shripad Fulari, Seema Kohli, Sushanta Guha, Dr. Sushma Yadav and Prof. V. Nagdas along with French Artist Olivier Deprez and Belgian Visual Artist Roby Comblain.
On the occasion Prof. Ranjan Shripad Fulari exclaimed, “We are honored to put together a platform that touches upon the Printmaking aspect that has evolved over the years and has now rejuvenated into a form that is changing dynamics and dimensions of the Visual Arts scene in India. I am glad to have with me such eminent panellists who have had enriching experience in India and abroad. I am very enthralled to share my views with them and am all ears to hear them out. There is so much to learn from here!”
Dr. Sanjay Gupta shared his views as, “This is a prestigious platform for connoisseurs of art and visual arts to align with. It is a pleasure to be here amongst such significant people who have marked their niche in their domain of creative field. As Vice Chancellor of a promising and ever emergent University I see it as my prime responsibility to associate with platforms that impart eternal firsthand knowledge and enhance our perception of art as we know it. I thank Alliance Française for joining hands with us in this great merger of thoughts across geographies.”