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The role of art is to help us understand identity

“Art is the reflection of a society’s soul and an expression of life that has existed on earth. It tells the story of who we are and where we come from, revealing insights into the progress and history of mankind. Art is integral to helping us understand our identity as a community and as a nation. This is why I am filled with a sense of pride and exhilaration as we approach the launch of two significant art spaces in Bengaluru that I believe will change the cultural landscape of not only this city but the country. MAP or the Museum of Art & Photography is a new museum that looks to democratise art, taking it into the heart of the community. Alongside this is the Science Gallery, Bengaluru whose mission is to connect science to society and create an informed environment for debate and inquiry through the rigour of science.”

Read the full article by Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on Business Today here. 

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