Tom Vater

Tom Vater

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The Indo European Artists Residency Kolkata 2019

It’s been a blast. Kolkata is an incredible city, packed with history, nostalgia and desire. The 8 week residency gave me the opportunity to write a new series of crime novellas, all set in Kolkata of course, and stretching over a period of 60 years. I also found the time to explore Kolkata at night, […]

Kolkata Noir – Destroy Everything Beautiful

Selecting and preparing images for my first photo exhibition ‘Destroy Everything Beautiful’, at Outpost Experimenter Gallery in Kolkata, complimenting the work of artists Aditi Aggarwal and Sophie Starck. Huge thanks to Max Mueller Bhavan/ Goethe Institut for support and encouragement, particularly Sharmistha Sarker and Frieso Maecker. I am indebted to writer Aurko Maitra without whom […]

My Indo-European Artist Residency in Kolkata 2019

I just arrived at my fantastically old school guest house in Kolkata, India. I’ve been selected artist in residence for the Goethe Institute’s 2019 Indo-European Artist Residency in Kolkata for the coming eight weeks. A big thanks to the Goethe and to Laure Siegel who pushed me to apply for the program. Very much looking […]

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