Arijit Bhattacharyya
Artist, Designer

Introduction

Arijit Bhattacharyya is a cultural practitioner, who is interested in the complex blend of Art and Social Engagement and the politics of participation in culture. He is currently pursuing his second master degree on Art in Public Sphere from the University of Applied Science and Arts Lucerne (Switzerland). Most of his works revolve around the migrating farming communities from West India (Specifically from Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra) and their presence in the Urban India. Arijit is a part of this year’s Young Subcontinent Project curated by Riyas Komu for Serendipity Arts festival (Goa, India). Earlier he was a part of Jaipur Art Summit (2017), Photo Kathmandu Mixed Media Residency (2016), Later the atelier ate her (2016) Kochi Biennale’s Students biennale section, Khoj Peers Residency (2016) and various other projects and exhibitions in India and abroad. He is an alumni of Painting Department Faculty of Fine Arts M.S University Baroda(M.V.A 2018) and Surat School of Fine Arts (B.F.A 2016).