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Reena Saini Kallat
Deep Rivers Run Quiet

10. June – 03. September 2023

Reena Saini Kallat (b. 1973 in Delhi) is one of today’s premier Indian artists. She deals in her multimedia works with national and geographical boundaries and geopolitical border conflicts, examining their impact on the people affected and on their environments. Her motifs are ambiguous, usually juxtaposing an element of separation with one of connection. The artist explores for example the courses of rivers as both boundaries and lifelines. In the Thun show, such works enter into a dialogue with the River Aare right outside the museum.

The presentation at the Kunstmuseum Thun is the artist’s first solo exhibition in Switzerland.

Next events


Friday, 9. June 2023, 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.
6:45 – 7:45 p.m.

Creative tour of the exhibition with Regula Brassel, art educator
For unaccompanied children aged 5 years or older
Free of charge

Friday, 9. June 2023, 6.30 p.m.
Opening Reena Saini Kallat: Deep Rivers Run Quiet
6.30 p.m.

7.00 p.m. Welcome and introduction by Helen Hirsch, attended by the artist, followed by an aperitif

Sunday, 11. June 2023, 11:15 a.m.
11:15 a.m.

Artist Reena Saini Kallat talks with Felicity Lunn, Head of the Division of Design and Fine Arts, HKB
Included in admission fee

Sunday, 25. June 2023, starting 4:30/5:30 p.m.
starting 4:30/5:30 p.m.

Concert in the exhibition galleries featuring Udhai Mazumdar & Friends playing sitar and tabla music as well as Indian dance.
In collaboration with Schlosskonzerte Thun
Starting 4:30 p.m., public guided tour with Helen Hirsch, director

Tickets at schlosskonzerte-thun.ch, from CHF 50