Arpita Akhanda Seed Awards recipient

Arpita Akhanda Profile
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  • Photography
  • Performance
  • Video Art
  • Visual Art


  • India
Arpita Akhanda is an artist based in Santiniketan, India, whose work involves paper weavings, performances, installations, drawings, and videos. During her artistic journey, Arpita has performed at Teertha International Performance Platform (Sri Lanka) and Chittagong Art College (Bangladesh). She has participated in India Art Fair residency program (2022), Gstatelier Krone Aarau residency program in Switzerland (2021), and Piramal Art Residency (2019-20). In addition, Arpita has received the Emerging Artist Award Extended Support Platform from FICA and Mrinalini Mukherjee Foundation (2020), State Award Fellowship in New Media from Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation (2019), and National Scholarship by CCRT Ministry of Culture of India in Painting (2016).