'Strokes from the east' :: Exhibition from Kolorbox, a group of artists
- Date: 28th - 30th June, 2013 -
- Convention Foyer, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi -

'Strokes from the east' :: Exhibition  from Kolorbox, a group of artists

Name of the Exhibition: Strokes from the east
Artists: Dilip Oinam, Sandeep Jigdung, Deenabandhu Marndi
Venue: Convention Foyer, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
Time: 11 am- 8 pm
Date: 28th-30th June, 2013


The exhibition is an initiative of the Kolorbox, a group of artists engaged in building and promoting a community of artists and popularizing their works. One can see the Kolorbox not only as a repository of art where the only currency is art but also as a hub for the connoisseurs of art. It can also be looked at as the fun place where like-minded people discuss and create art.

Emboldened by the widespread encouragement and passion shown by our artists, the Kolorbox is organizing its first ever exhibition featuring artists from Assam, Manipur and Orissa. Even as many of the works bring alive the local milieu associated with the places of the artists’ birth and growth, the exhibition essentially captures the nuances and diversity of human experience across space and time. “Strokes from the East” will showcase works of 3 promising artists from the East in its first edition.

An artist work from Dilip Oinam (Manipur)

Dilip Oinam (Manipur):

A prolific artist known for his larger than life solitary figures, mostly that of a girl, a woman or a couple, predominantly drawn from mythology, he loves to play with a colour palette that primarily comprises earthy, bold red and coppery browns. The multi-layered, complex and painstaking treatments in his works enhance the element of drama.

An artist work from Sandeep Jigdung (Assam)

Sandeep Jigdung (Assam):

His works predominantly reflect his experiences of the place of his birth. The vivid and dominating greens in his canvas can almost be considered as a tribute to his vision and impression of the North-East. His current series of work, again characterized by shades of green, is a celebration of both nature and human existence.

An artist work from Deenabandhu Marndi (Orissa)

Deenabandhu Marndi (Orissa):

His realistic depiction of people and faces, mostly using photo ink, elucidates the finer nuances of the human condition especially in the margins. His take on art is said to have a semi-autobiographical resonance. He is believed to draw from his memories and experiences of growing up in rural Orissa to articulate his humanistic view of life.


1. Anshu Malini | malinianshu(at)gmail(d0t)com | | | thekolorbox(at)gmail(dot)com

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