New Delhi, Aug 20 (SocialNews.XYZ) Korea Cultural Center India is holding an art exhibition titled “Synthesis of Difference”. The exhibition brings together the works of four South Korean artists who represent their country and six Indian artists to portray the fusion of the traditional and the contemporary, the analog and the digital, the static and the kinetic, through art new media, painting, animation, video art, installation and performance.
HE Chang Jae Bok, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to India, Adwaita Gadanayak, Director General of National Gallery of Modern Art, Jaya Asokan, Director of India Art Fair, Mahinder Sehgal, Program Director of Indian Council for Cultural Relations, together with the artists and curators, opened the opening ceremony.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to India said: “Through this exhibition, art lovers and you will have a unique opportunity to appreciate the rich artistic traditions of Korea and India, to realize the similarities and the subtle differences between the artistic creations of the two countries and develop mutual understanding”, aptly summing up the essence of this exhibition.
Adwaita Gadanayak, Managing Director of the National Gallery of Modern Art, said: “The artwork is like meditation, a synthesis of time and space that has been done in layers, and once you start Peeling back that layer, you find out the hard work that everyone put in.”
Jeong Heon Ki, the curator of this exhibit, said, “Koreans have India on their bucket list. Through this exhibition, I hope there will also be more art exchanges between Korea and India in the future.
The contemporary era of humanity observes a state of critical indifference in which the unpredictable and crisis trajectories of time are thrown into an undifferentiated abyss where everything falls apart. Therefore, “difference” refers to a break with the rhythmic modalities of survival and the synthesis of created time that synchronizes our lives and experiences.
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