Kolkata’s daughter Srotoswini Sinha’s artwork hits climate change maps at UNCOP26


Srotoswini Sinha is a fine arts student at Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan

Turn it over! Flashcard for Education Futures is a toolkit presented at the Glasgow Climate Change Summit

A work of art by Kolkata’s girl, Srotoswini Sinha, was featured in a set of cards created for the UN COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, held in Glasgow .

Turn It Around Cards, composed of artwork and policy suggestions created by young visionaries under the age of 25, were created by Arizona State University, in conjunction with the Future Initiative UNESCO Education Institute, the Institute for Artist Literacy and the Open Society Foundations.

Srotoswini Sinha. Source: Student

Srotoswini, a fourth year bachelor of fine arts student at Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan, discovered the Turn It Around Cards initiative on social media. His Nature vs Man series includes 10 works created in 2020. It is based on the misuse of nature’s gifts and their consequences. The third piece of art in the series has been selected for the deck.

The 21-year-old girl from Kestopur works with ink, charcoal, acrylic and digital prints, and is interested in photography and photographic manipulations.

“My works are based on real life incidents, memories and situations that are simply reshaped or rearranged and rearranged parts of the real world slightly distorted. Working with monochrome tones is as fascinating as it is with colors. Each tone has a different mood — the red in my work expresses the meaning of a dangerous scenario, while the black or something dark is death. The monochromatic tone of my map is the darkness to which the actions of humans are slowly leading us, and the red signifies the danger of its consequences. Being an artist selected and published at COP26 is an important step in my career. The idea of ​​pairing works of art with a guest is unique and has given writers and artists equal exposure, ”said Srotoswini, who specializes in art history.

The entire Turn It Around card game is available online.

at https://turnitaroundcards.org/card/resilience/

Last updated on November 20, 2021

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