In everyday life, we attach a symbolic meaning to objects around us. But, we are unaware of it. In this talk, Choiti Ghosh explains how she uses symbols and objects in theater.
Choiti is an Object Theatre practitioner, actor, puppeteer, singer, writer and the artistic director of Tram Arts Trust. She worked in alternative education with the well-known educationist Prof. A.K. Jalaluddin; besides performing with various theatre companies in India including Dr. Habib Tanvir’s Naya Theatre, Dr. Ashish Ghosh’s ANANT in Delhi, Mr. Sunil Shanbag’s Arpana in Mumbai and various others. Choiti has been an artist & researcher-in-residence at the Deutsches Forum fur Fogurentheatre und Puppenspeilkunst at Bochum, Germany (2012) & at the Institut International de la Marionnette, Charleville Mezieres, France (2015). She was the recipient of the Sahitya Rangabhoomi Vinod Doshi Fellowship for Outstanding Young Artists in 2011. In 2016 she received the prestigious Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar granted by Sangeet Nataka Akademi, for puppetry.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx