The Bangalore is witnessing to the Moto Art Show, which is the first of its kind initiative in India. The show displays all forms of artwork like paintings, illustrations, metal sculptures using bike parts, film and even performance art specially dedicated to motorcycle riders inspired by arts. The Moto Art Show either can be said as India’s first Moto Art Gallery started the exhibition on March 31st and will continue till April 28, 2018 at People tree Art Gallery, Bangalore. Entry is completely free.
The Idea of Moto Art Show begins with Mallika Prakash aka @mallikamoto, a biker and an engineer turned moto artist and Nidhi Agarwal aka motoholicworks, an automobile designer and moto artist by passion. Mallika Prakash, the founder of Moto Art Show said “This is the first time such an event is happening in India with so much motorcycle art in one place. We will have around 80 unique pieces of art for sale. There’s something for everyone in this exhibit if you love motorcycles. We want to combine the arts and the biker lifestyles and make lives a little less ordinary“.
Moto Art Show is held in association with Triumph Motorcycles India, BBQ Ride India, Moto Store & Cafe, Inkrage Tattoo Studio and Iron Cylinder. Handpicked 12 established moto artists from all across India will be showing their creative expression in conjunction with motorcycles. Two brothers from Hyderabad known as Hamerred49 and Ironic88 will be showing illustrations and metal sculptures respectively. Heardrush_art from Delhi does acrylic paintings. And Motorcycle also from Delhi will be showing colourful watercolour paintings. Chiranjith_barui is another watercolour painter in this show. Pranav__95 from Dehradun does very detailed drawings of motorcycles. Misfitmotorcycles from Pune, a group of 5 that build custom bikes and shows custom painted helmets. Milesoncanvas is another acrylic painter from Bombay. Archkathak will be performing live with a motorcycle as her dance partner accompanied by a guitarist. Aigars filmmaker and gallery owner aka aa_ell will be documenting all his bike journeys and share some with the audience. Apart from selected moto artists, Mallika and Nidhi will be showing their acrylic and watercolour paintings respectively.