BEADS hosts Open Day for One Wall Residency-Volume II

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar Experimental Art and Design Studio (BEADS) hosted a successful Open Day for its One Wall Residency-Volume II today.

The Open Day was a free event for public from 6 pm to 10 pm.

The main attraction of the event was the wall shaped by the One Wall ‘Artist in Residency,’ Anshuka Mahapatra.

Anshuka is a multidisciplinary artist who works across various mediums like printmaking, painting, and video installation. She is a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education from Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi and an MFA in Printmaking from the Department of Fine Arts, S.N. School of Arts and Communication, University of Hyderabad.

BEADS believes that walls with art hold the power to bring a fresh perspective and encourage creativity and imagination in the public. The One Wall Residency program curated by BEADS offers a unique opportunity for artists to develop their ideas and practices in a creative direction. The residency programme is open to both medium-specific and cross-platform modes of creation that aim for the intersection of art and ideas.

In this edition of the One Wall Residency, Anshuka Mahapatra explored the theme of ‘Representation’.  She studied the painted walls of Bhubaneswar and visited markets, museums, and fairs. Her wall with prints and videos captures the attention of the audience with non-linear stories, making them ponder in awe.

BEADS is a Bhubaneswar-based design studio that creates elegant, ethnically-inspired and environmentally-friendly products. It explores designs and creates contemporary lifestyle products mingled with traditional Odia craft practices. Its vision is encapsulated by the phrase of ‘Inspiring lives with inspiring design from Odisha’.

Overall, the Open Day for One Wall Residency-Volume II was a successful event, showcasing the power of art and design to inspire and bring people together. BEADS continues to be a leader in the art and design industry, promoting creativity, sustainability and cultural diversity.

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