Events of the week

ByProma Chakraborty

Oct 25, 2019

Indo-France connect

What: Covering a span of six decades, this exhibition features artist Sakti Burman’s artistic journey since 1950s to 2016.  Burman grew up in Bangladesh and has been living in France for the last five decades — exhibiting his works in France as well as India and maintained a strong connection with the country. Inspired by the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Ingres, Picasso and Matisse his drawings, sketching, and watercolors, his works are on display at the exhibition. Inspired by surrealism, his works are populated by humans, animals, cityscapes that are dreamlike in appearance.  The show aims to display artist’s intricate use of pen, ink and watercolour on paper. There is an amalgamation of mythical and real in his artworks, which is done flawlessly. His cultural bonding with Bengal and with its people orchestrates a fine link between imagination and experience.

When: October 12–30 (11 am–7 pm)

Where: Art Alive Gallery, Panchsheel Park

A nation’s trauma

What: Presented by the Museum of the Second World War, Poland and the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs — the ‘Fight and Suffering’ exhibition is a project of the Museum of the Second World War in partnership with the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The exhibition has been on display from September 1 in six continents and presents Poland’s experience of WW-II, highlighting the tragedy of war and the efforts of the Polish military to regain the country’s independence. The exhibition aims to raise awareness of the Polish citizens’ struggle against the overwhelming forces of the aggressors and then occupiers.

When: October 23–30 (11 am–7 pm)

Where: India International Centre, Lodhi Road

Spooky affair

What: This Halloween, slip in through the vintage gates of Imperfecto Shor Café into the mysterious world and dine under the eerie glow of the medieval lights with portraits hanging on the walls. It seems to be the perfect destination to celebrate the day with chilling cocktails and delicious food. The décor inspired by the Gothic era designed by Nuria Rodriguez will thrill you for sure. Indulge yourself, and your imagination, as you read riveting tales and secrets behind your bewitching meal and hypnotic drinks. Escape from reality this Halloween and join in for the most ‘spooktacular’ experience.

When: October 31

Where: Imperfecto Shor Café, Hotel Pride Plaza, Aerocity