Rati Chakravyuh, 2013
On a lunar eclipse midnight, in a desolate temple, six young newlywed couples and a priestess meet after a mass wedding. They sit in a circle and talk.
Chatterjee & Lal is pleased to present the world premiere of Avikunthak’s new film, Rati Chakravyuh. It includes a single shot of 102 minutes devoted to a conversation among thirteen individuals. This extraordinary piece will be screened three times a day at the gallery.
Ashish Avikunthak is an experimental filmmaker who has been making films in India since the mid nineties. His films have been shown worldwide in film festivals, galleries and museums. Notable screenings include the Tate Modern, London; Centre George Pompidou, Paris; Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley; along with the film festivals of Berlin, Locarno, London and Rotterdam amongst others. He is currently Assistant Professor of Film Media at the Harrington School of Communication & Media, University of Rhode Island.
Avikunthak was included as a ‘Future Greats’ artist for 2014 by ArtReview magazine.
Daily screening times:
1pm | 3pm | 5pm