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Akshay Raj singh rathore, singh rathore
Bengal Famine 1943­—A Simulation
Animation, Interactive | hdv, Application | color and b&w | 5'0'' | India | 2016
Novelist Bhibhutibhushan Bandhopadhyay wrote "Ashani Sanket" on, The Bengal Famine of 1943. Satyajit Ray recreated it in a film of the same name. Amartya Sen`s Entitlement theory, estimates three million died in this tragedy. Hidden beneath the plethora of Images and sounds are layers of parallel existences. While humans perceive reality as singular, this work tries to unfold parallel universes.
Akshay Raj Singh Rathore sees art as an escalier to Truth. He climbs the steps of Anthropology, Sociology and Botany, while metamorphosing his Cultural identity.