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first_imgAll the art enthusiasts over the city can head on as Kala Mela 18 presents the group  exhibition titled Drishta that kick started yesterday. The show that exhibits paintings, sculptures, drawings and installations is curated by Sanchit Jain and is organised by Iqbal Krishan. The show was inaugurated by Yogendra Chandela, Mayor of North Delhi on 1 July  and the guest of honour was Meenakshi Lekhi. The aim of this event is to give a better platform to emerging artistes from all over India. Some of artistes exhibiting their  works  are Poonam Rana, Shuchi Khanna, Krupa Shah, Iqbal Krishan, Hemraj, Shridhaer Iyer, Manish Pushkale and Fida Khan, Mansa Bedi. Other participating artistes include  Santosh Kumar Sahni, Sanchit Jain, Ahish Kumar, Sadhna Tiwari, Anuja, Diksha Kain, Reena Choudhary, John Luis, Manoj Bhatti, Tarun Kumar, Seema, M Hosakoti, Rini Pant, Somnand Gadakari, Chirnjeev Panda, Sanjay Kr Biswal, Jyotika Nagar and Srinivasan Royal. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Kala Mela 18 has been organising fairs with painters to reawaken the appreciation for paintings among the people. These fairs comprise of different portrait works from contemporary artistes. Their motive is to bring renaissance in the realm of art and painting and invoke the lost interest for painting and art in masses. We reside in a society where aspiring painters are forced to switch profession because our vision has become shrouded with a thought that it is full of struggle and their lives get marred. Kala Mela 18 helps those artistes to come forth and show their talent. Till now it has successfully accomplished five of its fairs which boasts of works form more than 200 artistes from almost every state.When: On till 4 July Where: Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi RoadTiming: 10 am – 8 pmlast_img

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