From 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Bungalow and ChertLüdde Books had the pleasure to launch Arijit Bhattacharyva’s latest graphic narrative titled Dreaming Dissent.
For the occasion, artist and curator Arijit Bhattacharyya gave a talk and book presentation of Dreaming Dissent. A graphic journalistic work, the book traces parts of the 'Anti-CAA NRC' protests of India through the accounts of activist and scholar Dr Nausheen Baba Khan and journalist Jyotirmoy Karmokar.
The graphic narrative is collaboratively illustrated by Suvojit Roy, Santanu Dey, Shibayan Halder, and Soumik Ghosh. The interview of Dr Nausheen Baba Khan is assisted by Swagata Bhattacharyya, Soumik Ghosh and Shibayan Halder.
Arijit Bhattacharyya (1994, Bally, West Bengal) is an artist and independent curator currently living and working in Weimar, Germany. His practice revolves around contentious narratives of resistance through social engagements, design interventions and lecture-performances. His artistic discourse is deeply rooted in the dissecting trajectories of socio-political history and its implications in cultural practices. As a curator, he is invested in artistic negotiations that investigate methods of social disobedience.