Shifting Anchors : Floating Memories

Artist – Sanchayan Ghosh (30December’09)

This residency was organized by Periferry in collaboration with Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre Kolkata, India

This project is about exploring the transforming relationship of a river and a city in relationship to Brahmaputra and Guwahati.This is a research and documentation based interactive project will try to locate the different forms of economic and cultural transactions that happen with the river Brahmaputra as a host, and in the floating space between labour and economy, migration and identity, industry and culture in relation to the stranded ferries of Brahmaputra and the life on the river bank.

Sanchayan Ghosh is an artist and Head of Painting Department at Kala Bhavana, Shantiniketan in West Bengal, India.

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