SRINAGAR ~ an installation by Praneet Soi ~ Van Abbemuseum. Till January 20.
The Van Abbemuseum cordially invites you to the opening of the exhibition Srinagar by Praneet Soi (Kolkata, India, 1971) on Thursday evening 28 January at 7.30 pm with an artist talk between Praneet Soi and Charles Esche, director of the Van Abbemuseum. Afterwards you can view the installation until 9 pm on the second floor of the new building.
Delving into ideas linked to the depiction of Srinagar’s cultural fabric and the slippages in the public understanding of its rich historical legacy, the show is set against the backdrop of the violence, loss and longstanding misrepresentation of Kashmir in mainstream media. It brings together Soi’s artistic probe into Srinagar’s cultural elements as well as his contemplative reflection on Kashmir’s portrayal in the public domain.