What: Soul & Symbols of a Delta: Contemporary Art from Bangladesh
When: June 7–17, opening reception June 7, 5:30–7:30pm
Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th)
How Much: Free admission to opening reception and during gallery hours Monday–Sunday, 11am–6pm
This June Alluvial Arts presents its inaugural show Soul & Symbols of a Delta: Contemporary Art from Bangladesh. The exhibition features the work of three acclaimed Bangladeshi artists: Proshanta Karmakar Buddha, Nagarbasi Barman and the internationally renowned artist Kalidas Karmakar. The exhibition is a rare opportunity to experience contemporary art that interprets and reclaims ancient artistic traditions of the Bengal in today’s context. It explores the multifaceted relationship between earth, struggle and hope that is so central to the experience of the Bengal region.
For more information about the exhibition and to read the full press release, please visit www.alluvialarts.com. The exhibition is presented at SOMArts through participation in the Affordable Space Program, which provides below-market rental space, production and publicity assistance to nonprofit organizations. For more information visit our rentals page.
Image above by Kalidas Karmarkar, “Alluvial Diary 85″, mixed media on paper on handmade paper