Down the Memory Lane
Date: Mon, 2012/04/16 - 7:00pm - Sat, 2012/04/21 - 7:00pm
Price: Free entry
AN EXHIBITION BY KAKOLI SEN
Opening : Monday, 16 April 2012, at 7:00 pm
Exhibition is on public view from 17 April till 21 April 2012
Gallerie Romain Rolland, Alliance Française de Delhi
“But let there be spaces in your togetherness and
Let the winds of heaven dance between you
Love one another, but make not a bond of love
Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls”
These lines though I have read many a times since I was a teenager. This series of my works reflects these lines. In my works here & there surfaces a gentle breezy nostalgia rendered subtly through flowing rivers, which travels through anonymous and distinctive paths, old letters, a compass, showing directions, a grandfather clocks ticking off days, hours, months, with an annoying regularity that folds up much loved times in its all embracing-grasp, architectural heritage ruins, symbolizing our fast fading culture, a sailing boat, representing journey, abundance & prosperity.
I grope my way in through the musty cobwebs of time. Another recurrent motif is birds, narrating the tale of time…
Kakoli Sen is born in 1967. She graduated from Delhi University. She did her diploma in Commercial Art from Polytechnic, New Delhi. She also did Art Appreciation Course & India Art & Culture Course from National Museum, New Delhi. She is a recipient of various national & international awards.
At present she is doing some collaborative art projects through Trans Cultural Exchange and has done some interesting documentary film making.