Medha Kapur from Saffronart on an exhibit of Sarnath Banerjee’s works spanning the period 2008 – 11.
Glasgow, UK: Sarnath Banerjee ,an Indian Graphic novelist,artist, and film maker presents an overview of his work including both drawings and films at the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, from 16 June – 28 July 2012. He is amongst those writers who know their craft & through his works reveals the daily tensions of contemporary India, from the local events of a city neighbourhood, to the pressures of its global economic rise. He has published three major books – Corridor (2004), The Barn Owl’s Wondrous Capers (2007) and The Harappa Files (2011).
This exhibition brings together works spanning the period 2008 – 11, including several key sequences from Banerjee’s most recent book, The Harappa Files. It is an unusual piece of work and takes a look at the cracks in India of the 80’s. Check out some Excerpts from the book.