Tram to become art gallery in Kolkata

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An artwork gallery on a tram will likely be launched in Kolkata within the first week of December to have a good time town’s inventive spirit, West Bengal Transport Company (WBTC) Managing Director Rajanvir Singh Kapur stated on Saturday.

Conceived by the WBTC, the Kolkata Tram Artwork Gallery would show a vista of artwork and work by up to date artists. A tramcar has been modified in such a manner that work will be simply displayed in its interiors.

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“The concept of the Tram Artwork Gallery is to make artwork exhibitions accessible, particularly for college students. The gallery on wheels would attain all elements of town, quite than individuals visiting a gallery in a single nook of it,” Kapur stated.

On the times artists guide the tram, individuals will be capable to view their work on paying a nominal entry price of Rs 6.

The WBTC could be displaying a group of outdated photographs from its archive when there will likely be no reserving, “The tram would journey your complete metropolis, and could be parked at main junctions like Esplanade, Shyambazar and Gariahat for just a few hours every day or on alternate days, as per the artists’ want,” so that individuals of central, north or south Kolkata respectively are in a position to see their work, a WBTC official stated.

The tram could be accessible to artists at a every day charge of Rs 3,600. The cost for 2 days could be Rs 6,000 and for 3 days, Rs 8,000, and after that, it could be Rs 1,500 for every day.

There could be concessions of as much as 50 per cent for artists who’re college students of any faculty or school and in addition these from charitable organisations doing an exhibition for any social trigger, the official stated.

The Tram Artwork Gallery has been readied by an in-house group of the WBTC at its Nonapukur workshop.

(This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.)

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