Janus

Janus, Sanskrit for birth, origin and creation.
Janus, a realisation of a dream of Mahmud and Sanchayita Alam.

Janus, a Centre for Visual and Performing Arts. It aims, to encourage the practice of the arts.

Janus has been formed by theatre practitioners and visual artists, with a vision to bring together the fine arts and performing arts under one roof.

Janus, the White Cube and the Black Box, aims to work individually and symbiotically, with the vision of bridging the gap between the arts, in order to facilitate and encourage inter disciplinary work and showcasing new,  contemporary and innovative work.

It has been established as a ‘ not for profit’ organisation having on it’s advisory board, nationally reputed personalities from both fields.

The White Cube is a 600 square feet fully equipped Art Gallery.

The Black Box auditorium can seat up to 50 people and is fitted with the latest light and sound systems.

Facilities

White Cube

The White Cube is a 600 sq ft air conditioned Art Gallery,  fully equipped to hold exhibitions, workshops, and master classes.

Black Box

The Black Box is a 600 sq ft air conditioned 50 seater Auditorium,  fully equipped with a  green room, light and sound equipment and a flexible space to hold workshops and performances.

Residency

A cosy and fully furnished off-site apartment with residential facilities for up to two persons, open to artists and performers/directors from India and abroad.

 

Advisory Board


Bibhash Chakraborty
Bibhash Chakraborty

Advisor - Black Box

Jayant Kripalani
Jayant Kripalani

Advisor - Black Box

Gulan Kripalani
Gulan Kripalani

Advisor - Black Box

Rita Bhimani
Rita Bhimani

Advisor - Black Box

Sumit Roy
Sumit Roy

Advisor - Black Box

Rishi Barua
Rishi Barua

Advisor - White Cube

Soumik Nandy Majumdar
Soumik Nandy Majumdar

Advisor - White Cube

Siddhartha Ghosh
Siddhartha Ghosh

Advisor - White Cube