Art & Culture

A kaleidoscope of expressions

To mark 89th birth anniversary of M L Koser, Pracheen Kala Kendra is hosting a group show of photographs by photojournalists dedicated to eminent photojournalist Yog Joy

It’s all about that one moment captured for life. For artistes who take to the stage, it’s always a delight to see their moves caught by the camera. Showcasing such ‘expressions’ in the world of art and culture is a three-day photography exhibition hosted by the Pracheen Kala Kendra (PKK). The show marks the 89th birth anniversary of Pracheen Kala Kendra founder late M L Koser and is also a tribute to late Yog Joy, an eminent photojournalist of the region.

The group show of 49 photojournalists from the tricity was formally inaugurated on Thursday (June 20) by Dr Shobha Koser, Registrar, Pracheen Kala Kendra and Shanta Joy, wife of late Yog Joy. Also present on the occasion was Sajal Koser, Secretary, Pracheen Kala Kendra.

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Dr Shobha Koser (left) lighting the lamp with Mrs Shanta Joy, wife of late Yog Joy at Pracheen Kala Kendra Art Gallery in Sector 35

The venue of the show is the newly opened PKK Art Gallery. The photographs in the exhibition are all themed on art and culture. From classical dances to theatrical performances, close-ups to long shots, emotions to expressions, the photographs are a visual delight. They also highlight the multitude of performances held in the region. Taking centrestage are photos of Dr Shobha Koser, an acclaimed kathak exponent and guru, shot by late Yog Joy.

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The exhibition is on view from June 20 to 23 at PKK Art Gallery, Pracheen Kala Kendra, Sector 35 B, Chandigarh from 11 am to 6 pm.

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Dr Shobha Koser with some of the participants

Here are some photographs from the exhibition:

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