February 2019 Events

Kolkata International Photography Festival

Kolkata International Photography Festival (KIPF) is one single platform in Kolkata that will bring together the photographic community – the amateurs, the enthusiasts, the professionals, the viewers and the critiques alike.

At Kolkata Centre for Creativity an Exhibition as part of KIPF has been put together covering works of JYOTI BHATT, PARESH MAITY, SANJAY BHATTACHARYA, PANKAJ MISTRY, RAM RAHEEM and HABEED, and an array of INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS. During the exhibition there will be talks, film screenings, discussions around these artists.

Further details are given below:

Date: February 28 to March 6, 2019
Time: 11 am to 8 pm
Open to All
Facebook: KCCinKolkata
Call: +91 9674140905
Email: kcc@akst.org.in

Swim into stories, A writing workshop by Vikram Sridhar

Kolkata Centre for Creativity is organizing a wonderful tool, “Writing” to express a child’s world’.

Vikram Sridhar will conduct the workshop using fun theatre games, making the kids exercise their brains and have them rationally think and appreciate the joy of writing.

Further details are given below:

Fees: Rs. 500/-
Date: 17th February
Time: 11 am – 12:30 pm | 90 minutes
For ages: 10 to 13 years
Call: +91 9674140905
Email: kcc@akst.org.in

A mouthful of stories – Vikram Sridhar

Kolkata Centre for Creativity is organizing an exciting story telling workshop by Vikram Sridhar, who has discovered our rich heritage of oral literature using folktales as a medium.

Vikram will take you on to a Story Carpet, a 60 mins journey, with stories from folktales, mythology, history and oral narratives, when the carpet lands back in Kolkata, the kids and parents will be left with loads of laughter, smiles, and happiness.

Further details are given below:

Fees: Rs 200/- per child and Rs. 100/- per parent/Guardian/Caregiver
Date: 16th February
Time: 6-7 pm | 60 minutes
For ages: 4 and above
Call: +91 9674140905
Email: kcc@akst.org.in


Kolkata Centre for Creativity and Consulate General of Japan presents ‘JAPANESE EXPRESSIONS’, as part of the KOLKATA FESTIVAL 2019. Japanese Expressions showcases two artists, Prof. Yoshinobu Nochiaka, who is exhibiting photographic works and Ms. Misako Shin-e, who is showcasing B&W series and a few paintings in turquoise colour.

Prof. Yoshinobu Nochiaka, in his body of works JAPAN AS BEAUTY, has beautifully captured the interlink between ‘Maiko’ & ‘Traditional Japanese Gardens’ through his photographs.

MISAKO SHIN-E, in her works shown in FLOWERS AND NOSTALGIA she has tried to draw the essence of flowers with ink.

Further details are given below:

Date: February 3 to 10, 2019
Time: 11 am to 7 pm
Open to All
Call: +91 9674140905
Email: kcc@akst.org.in


Art Exhibition and Installation by three Artists Swarup Dutta (Indian) (Scenographer), Sybilla de Uray – Ura (Australian) (restoration artist and designer) and Shubha Kenworthy (Indian) (artist, choreographer, model).

La Nada the definition in English ‘the nothingness, empty space, nothing, nothingness, the void’ (Kuchh nahin). In Hindi interestingly ‘Nada’in ancient metaphysics is the spiritual sound that fills the whole cosmos. This exhibition explores La Nada from both of these perspectives through the eyes of three artists.

Further details are given below:

Date: February 10 to 23, 2019
Time: 11 am to 7 pm
Open to All
Call: +91 9674140905
Email: kcc@akst.org.in

Masterclasses & Workshops

Unlock Design

Sumesh Dugar
Feb 12, 11am – 12:30pm
Venue: Kolkata Center for Creativity
Cost: Rs. 750
Age: 17 – 30 yrs (for all design enthusiasts)
An introduction to Design Thinking, Design Aesthetics UX, & UI


– by Swati & Ritika
Feb 12, 1pm – 4pm
Venue: Kolkata Center for Creativity
Cost: Rs 850
Open to all professionals in various fields, NGOs, designers & engineers.
Use the principles of Design Thinking to solve a current crisis (air pollution or waste management)

Sticky Bits

– by Swati & Ritika
Feb 15, 4pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Kolkata Center for Creativity
We believe everyone is creative. This fun workshop is open to anyone who is 5 yrs+
We encourage sign ups in twos!
Cost: Rs. 450
Let’s Dab, Stick & Build with Sticky Bits!
• 4 – 5 different activities
• Takeaway whatever you build
• Technology free workshop.


– by Swati & Ritika
– a design seminar with industry professionals, in association with Kyoorius & Kolkata Centre for Creativity

Hear them talk about UX, UI, AI, product, interiors, graphic design and more at Kolkata Center for Creativity.
Date: Feb 16
Time: 10am – 6pm
Cost for students: 1,000
Professionals: 3,000
(coffee & lunch included)

Call to register, passes need to be collected: +91 96747 14720