Sumit Roy and Sujat Roy are two multi-faceted artistic talents. You cannot put them under a label. Sumit paints, designs, and raps. Sujat is a versatile visual and textile designer. Their art speaks for a generation of urban cultural practitioners who grew up in the face of globalization and corporatization. In this episode, we talk about their creative journeys, their endeavors - Free Speech, and Herock.
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00:00:00 - Intro
00:01:50 - Sujat's Story
00:11:58 - Sumit's Story
00:21:25 - Early exposure to Art
00:25:00 - Collecting art and learning from
00:26:15 - Inspiring story of Sudip Roy
00:34:30 - Transition from Wall to Digital
00:36:00 - Free Speech
00:43:55 - Sumit Roy Studio
00:46:45 - Herock
00:50:33 - Changing Art forms and decentralizing it
00:57:00 - Open Source project
00:01:01 - Inspiration of Herock and community building
00:01:07 - Other Inspirations
00:01:19 - Social Media
00:01:29 - Failures, struggles, and dreams ahead
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