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First global public art meet in City from Nov 1 

The BDA also plans to inaugurate an open air sculpture museum, where the works will be exhibited.

Published: 28th October 2018 02:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th October 2018 08:38 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: For the first time, International Public Art Symposium (IPAS) will be organised in the Capital by Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA). Informing this on Saturday, BDA officials said artists from 14 countries will create art and sculptures from waste materials.

The event, being organised in partnership with Artists’ Network Promoting Indian Culture (ANPIC), an Odisha-based socio-cultural organisation, will start from November 1 and continue till November 20.

The BDA also plans to inaugurate an open air sculpture museum, where the works will be exhibited.

Around 20 well-known artists and equal number of co-artists from Australia, France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Malaysia, Sweden, China, England, Canada, Belgium, New Zealand, Spain and Ireland will take part along with renowned artists from India.“IPAS is State’s fist live sculpturing programme,” said ANPIC Managing Trustee Sashanka Mohapatra, adding “Our endeavour is to spread awareness about our ecosystem.” The works of all the artists and sculptors will be permanently displayed at the sculpture museum, he added.

“Themed as ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’, the museum would serve as the only open-air Public Art Waste Material Sculpture Museum in the Smart City,” BDA officials said.“The art works which are intended to be made mainly from waste material and scrap metal will propagate eco-friendly message,” they said adding, “Focus is on alarming issues like global warming, deforestation, flood and protection of wildlife species, specially those endangered.”Spotlight will be on species like Olive Ridley Turtle, Indian/Odisha Elephant, Indian Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, Blackbuck and Lion-Tailed Macaque to name a few, BDA officials said.

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