Everyone is invited to the opening night of this new exhibition on 2nd March 6-8pm where there will be a screening of Silk River films by Steve Shaw and Mandakini Menon.
Silk River has been an epic undertaking and we’re looking forward to the many legacy projects that are beginning to take shape. Here is the end of project report, which contains an outline of some of the exciting things that happened and the impact of the project.
Having journeyed down the Thames and Hooghly rivers, the beautiful hand painted Silk River scrolls will now be exhibited at the Beecroft Gallery in Southend-on-Sea 2-31 March 2018.
We’re delighted that Mandakini Menon has completed the edit of her new film covering Silk River in India. See it in full here
Bath Spa University celebrates end of Silk River programme of cultural exchange.
“A living bridge between two countries” – artists from West Bengal and Thames have taken part “in one of the most important projects of the Year of UK/India Culture.”
Open now from the 19th to 31st December, all 20 of the Silk River scrolls will be on display in the spectacular Central Hall at the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata.
Ali Pretty delivered the following address at the Silk River Closing Ceremony at Victoria Hall Memorial on Sat 16th Dec
Ruchira Das delivered the Vote of Thanks at the Silk River Closing Ceremony on Sat 16th Dec. Here is the transcript for all those not able to be present.