National Gallery of Modern Art to organise an art exhibition ‘Jana Shakti-A Collective Power’ to mark 100th episodev Mann ki Baat
28 Apr 2023, 09:00 pm
National Gallery of Modern Art organised a media conference on art exhibition by eminent modern and contemporary artists from all over India, title ‘Jana Shakti’ which is being held in commemoration of 100th episode of Mann ki Baat. The media briefing was held by Director NGMA Ms Temsunaro Jamir Thirpathi and curator Ms Alka Pandey. The exhibition has been curated by by renowned curator Ms. Alka Pandey. Jana Shakti is an exhibition that celebrates the 100th broadcast of the popular radio program on All India Radio (AIR) which is "Mann ki Baat," by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The inauguration of the exhibition will be on 30th April 2023 at National Gallery of Modern Art It is a monthly radio address where the Prime Minister shares his thoughts on various issues and interacts with the citizens.
The program has been running since 2014 and has become a popular platform for the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to connect with the public directly and it aims to interact with the common people and address their concerns and aspirations. This space is also dedicated to the significant role of radio in shaping India's cultural, social, and political landscape.
The Jana Shakti exhibition highlights the works of twelve notable modern and contemporary Indian artists. Each artist contributes to the exhibition by showcasing their artwork on a specific theme inspired by the themes of Mann Ki Baat ranging from Water Conservation and Nari Shakti to Awareness on Covid and India & the World. Other themes include Swachh Bharat, Environment & Climate Change, Indian Agriculture, Yoga & Ayurveda, Indian Science & Space, Sports & Fitness, India @ 75 & Amrit kaal, and Celebrating North-East India.
The artworks on display in the exhibition showcase a diverse range of mediums, including paintings, sculptures, photographs, installations, and new media. Visitors to the exhibition will have the opportunity to experience an array of creative expressions that communicate the artists' unique perspectives on each theme.
The incorporation of technology into the Jana Shakti exhibition would provide visitors with a stimulating and novel approach to engage with the artwork and themes on display.
The exhibition has been curated by Dr. Alka Pande and will be inaugurated by eminent artist Ms. Anjolie Ela Menon on 30th April 2023 at 6:30 PM.
The exhibition will be on display at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi till the 30th of May 2023.