PHOENIX ARTSCI FEST 2018 HOME MINISTER RAMALINGA REDDY INAUGURATES PHOENIX ‘ARTSCI FEST 2018’

Metal sculptures by Subrata Karmakar

PHOENIX ARTSCI FEST 2018 HOME MINISTER RAMALINGA REDDY INAUGURATES PHOENIX ‘ARTSCI FEST 2018’

PHOENIX MARKETCITY BENGALURU PRESENTS ‘ARTSCI FEST 2018’ – A BEAUTIFUL COMBINATION OF ART AND SCIENCE.

Bengaluru: Honorable Home Minister Shri Ramalinga Reddy today inaugurated the Phoenix ‘ArtSci Fest 2018‘ – A celebration of Indian Art, Science, Poetry, Philosophy and Spirit that showcases the works of some of the most acclaimed artists in the country today. The ArtSci fest aims at a scientific engagement with the public, keeping in mind the technical advancements of the day.

Gracing the occasion, Honorable Home Minister Shri Ramalinga Reddy said “I’m glad to be here at Phoenix Marketcity Bengaluru to inaugurate the ArtSci Festival. Phoenix Marketcity has become a household name when it comes to doing innovative events to please customers and going by how the sculptures and the art gallery looks this event will surely be a grand success.”
Addressing the gathering, Mr. Gajendra Singh Rathore, Centre Director – Phoenix Marketcity Bengaluru, said “We are delighted to launch the Phoenix ArtSci Festival 2018 which has been curated by E-Studio. We have had so many great artists and scientists from our country making us proud on a global stage and this festival is a tribute to all their contributions.”
Ritu Mehta, Marketing Head – Phoenix Marketcity Bengaluru added, “After the splendid success of the Phoenix Festival, we wanted to start the new year off in similar fashion. Hence we have come up with ArtSci where we will display some of the works of the most talented artists in the country. The event is sure to make heads turn.”

Art is a sheer joy to the eyes impacting one’s soul. It is an expression that origins from an unknown dimension that we can touch and feel around. Art is the ‘HOPE’ that determines the future of a country. Artists are mediums that listen to the sound of nature while they are the chosen ones to form a connecting dot from the infinite to the visible. Realization is a true strength that they possess along with a strong sense of responsibility as they play an important role in shaping the society through their expressions.

Science is an answer to one’s inquisitiveness. It is a never ending quench of the human mind “to know”. It is that discovery that contributes to the betterment of humanity with a constant goal of knowing more.

An art gallery setup inside the mall features a dazzling array of paintings and art installations. The modernist paintings of Padma Vibhushan awardee K G Subramanyan. The masterpieces of Rupchand Kundu. The clay sculptures of Shafeeque Punatihl. The minimalist paintings of master water colorist Spoorthy Murali. The works of puppeteer Dattatreya Aralikatte. The ‘Engineering Art’ of Mr. Ramji, who uses his engineering skills to create scale models of anything under the sun. In short, the exhibition offered a glimpse of the spectacularly vast spectrum of contemporary Indian art.

The festival is taking place at Phoenix Marketcity Bengaluru from 24 January – 5 March. We invite you to be a part of what promises to be a very illuminating affair.

About Phoenix Marketcity Bengaluru
Classified as a “Larger Lifestyle Engagement Destination”, Phoenix Marketcity Bengaluru offers visitors, an array of unforgettable experiences. With its truly international look and feel, tastefully done interiors and the best of food, fashion and entertainment from the world over, Phoenix remains ‘The’ destination for the premium discerning customers of the city as well expats.
With over 300 stores, representing an exhaustive mix of International, National and Regional premium brands, the mall offers the most comprehensive and compelling lifestyle shopping experience in Bangalore. More than just a mall, Phoenix Marketcity Bengaluru is in fact a veritable melting pot of fascinating cultures, beautiful clothing and high end couture. It is a city within a city, an urban space where retail, entertainment and leisure offerings co-exist.

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