“An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.”
— James McNeill Whistler
In current times to the COVID-19 pandemic, artists across in our country the arts spectrum are suffering from difficulties arising due to loss of livelihood and no means of sustenance.
#SavetheArtist, is an initiative, which is conducting a series of online interactions with the eminent artists of Indian Classical Music, Dance, Folk dance, tribe Arts and Craft, Media, Culture, Theater and Literature on the challenges they are facing during this COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainties that surround their art forms. It is founded by eminent Educationist and cultural evangelist, Suman Doonga, who has inspired thousands of students over the years through her result oriented inspiring work also as Media Director of SPIC MACAY, a global volunteer movement promoting Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth.
In these trying times for artists, #SaveTheArtist has started its latest initiative, The ‘Meet & Greet Series’ for supporting the artists across the country. This initiative has received wide support by eminent persons from across the arts and media industry.
globalbihari.com is proud to get associated with the cause and serialise the efforts to save the artists.
Also see: Save The Artist Campaign – 17
Meet & Greet Series
Pandit Subrata De – Eminent Sitarist
Pandit Subrata De is the most promising name in Sitar today. A sitarist from Bishnupur Gharana, Pandit De has not only earned his reputation as a performer, but as a cultural ambassador of India, propagating Indian culture in its purest form all over the world. He also works for cultural exchanges between India and foreign countries through concerts, lecture demonstrations and facilitating exchange programmes. He is also looked up to by young artists for getting suitable opportunities and mentoring to showcase their talents at appropriate stages.
– global bihari bureau