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Architecture of Santiniketan
Tagore's Concept of Space
Paper Type: Art Paper (Matt) | Size: 273 x 222mm
Black and white; 117 photographs


Born in 1970, Samit Das specialises in painting, photography, interactive artworks and artists’ books, and in creating multi-sensory environments through art and architectural installations and has deep interest on Archiving. He has held solo shows in Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Singapore and London. He has documented the Tagore House Museum Kolkata (1999-2000) Samit’s research on Santiniketan’s architecture started in 1994, for his M.F.A. from Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharati and post experience programme at Camberwell College of Arts, London, with British Council Scholarship (CWIT 2001-2002). This research culminated through exhibitions, Radio Talk, Slide Shows including ‘The Idea of Space and Rabindranath Tagore: A Photographic Exhibition’ (Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi) and ‘In Search of Frozen Music’ (Nature Morte), in 2011. ‘The Idea of Space’ was also held at Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata and was part of a curated show at Freies Museum, Berlin, in 2012.

Samit Das
Samit Das