Painting and Poetry Fusion at International Kolkata Book Fair 2017
The International Kolkata Book Fair (KLF2017) is being held at Milan Mela, Kolkata, from January 25th, 2017 – February 5th, 2017. International Kolkata Book fair is the largest attended Book fair in the world with an average record footfall of 2.5 million year on year. The book fair is International in the true sense of the term, as book lovers, authors, and publishers from across the world participate. Eminent authors, poets, and other creative personalities from the country grace the Inauguration ceremony of the International Kolkata Bookfair.
Kerala-born, Delhi-based writer and poet Preeta Chandran and Bareilly-born, Delhi-based artist and painter Pankaj Kumar Saxena, have been invited to this prestigious festival this year, to showcase their book, ‘The Painted Verse’, and talk about fusion of art and poetry. In their session at ‘The Press Corner’, they will be talking about ‘Fusion’, its evolution and history, and what they are doing in this field. They will also be showcasing their first work in this field, ‘The Painted Verse’, a unique amalgamation of poetry and painting on 01 February 2017, which has found a place in the India Book of Records.