Art Talk programme held for artists
Dimapur, February 26: With a vision to take forward Visual Art to greater heights in the state, the Task Force for Music and Arts conducted and “Art Talk” programme on February 25 and 26. Resource persons for the two-day programme were Anupam Saikia, lecturer, Department of Painting, Government College of Arts & Crafts, Assam and Rima Kalita, Research Scholar, IIT Guwahati.
Inaugurating the programme, Advisor, Task Force for Music and Arts, Theja meru said the real purpose of Arts education is to complete human’s capabilities to lead successful and productive lives in a society. Arts is not a luxury, but a path to educate the whole individual to thrive, he said adding, a great civilization is an Art of the highest order.
He also stressed on three important positive aspects of Art: Art repairs, gives and heals; Art unifies people; and Art is a pollination agent and acts as a catalyst to bring out the best in cultural and life expressions.
He reminded the artists not only to paint for the sake of survival, but to take it as a serious calling and try to be agent of change.
The programme was attended by 18 Visual Artists of the state and was coordinated by Adu Keditsu, Manager, Electronics and Lights.
(Page News Service)