Annual Arshinagar Project Utsob

About Annual Arshinagar Project Utsob

The Annual Arshinagar Project Utsob commemorates the foundation of The Arshingar Project, and is held every year during the last week of July and first week of August. This is fringe festival and  artists from artists from Indian and the world are invied to participate. The performances are held at multiple venues in Kolkata and its suburbs.

2015 : IV Arshinagar Project Utsob- Strange Factory

11698520_10153339841905289_4165485048812608685_n“The mind is an ancient and famous capital”, wrote Delmore Schwartz. Perhaps cities are bodies too, and like bodies, they contain memories and stillborn dreams. In the brutal furnaces of the great cities of the world, of Calcutta, New York, Rome, Rio, Karachi, Lahore;generations upon generations are smelted and their essence turned into fuel for the great System. Yet poets lurk the streets – Jibanananda Das, Kundera, Auden. In secret, moonlit rooms lovers meet. Rivers run under the skin of the streets, conjured by the fingers of the moon. We play peek-a-boo into each other’s mirrors. Somewhere in the heart of the city lies a garden of earthly delights. All cities are, perhaps, shadows of mirror city – Arshinagar.

Let’s celebrate – Strange Factory.

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