Calendar

Nov
14
Tue
37th India International Trade Fair @ Pragati Maidan
Nov 14 @ 9:30 am – Nov 27 @ 7:30 pm
Nov
23
Thu
India Art Festival @ Thyagaraj Sports Complex
Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm
India Art Festival @ Thyagaraj Sports Complex | New Delhi | Delhi | India

India Art Festival, a contemporary art fair founded in 2011 is a new model for dialogue and collaborations between art galleries, art dealers, art buyers, artists, interior designer, architects and art connoisseurs who come together every year under roof. India Art Festival (IAF) along with mid-level and major art galleries also provides the opportunity to emerging, independent artists to get discovered and enjoy the attention along with the established artists.

Nov
26
Sun
Body: Archive of Memory , An exhibition of Ceramics & Photography @ Alliance Française de Delhi - Gurgaon Centre
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – Dec 24 @ 8:00 am
Body: Archive of Memory , An exhibition of Ceramics & Photography @ Alliance Française de Delhi - Gurgaon Centre | Gurugram | Haryana | India

“BODY: ARCHIVE OF MEMORY”
an exhibition of Ceramics and Photography

With the performance: “TRIGGER WARNING”

by Aastha Gandhi & Ankush on

Opening night – 25th Nov 2017 | 7:00pm

 

About the CERAMISTS

Ela Mukherjee
Ceramic artist, Fulbright Scholar and Charles Wallace awardee, Ela Mukherjee, is a clay artist and art educator. Her works are about repetitive sequencing with separate elements to form a cohesive sculptural group. The artist lives and works from her studio in Delhi, India.

Elodie Alexandre
Élodie Alexandre is a French ceramic artist and illustrator from Cardiff School of Art and Design (CSAD) Wales, UK currently based in Delhi, India.  Her illustrative constructions are inspired by narratives about feelings  of displacement, memories of places and everyday-life anecdotes associated with objects.

Dipalee Daroz
Dipalee Daroz is a ceramic artist based in Delhi, who has studied under Prof Takeshi Yasuda, a world renowned ceramist; as a part of the Charles Wallace award. She has held numerous shows of her works, both in galleries as well as in art institutions of great repute. She has also assisted in the making of various documentaries on ceramics.

Reyaz Badaruddin
Reyaz has studied ceramic design at Banaras Hindu University and Cardiff, UK, in 2009 on a Charles Wallace Fellowship. His practice deals with forms derived from architecture. For him, it is important for the forms to relate to one another, to create an environment, and to establish a relationship and a visible contrast between each other.

Mudita Bhandari
Mudita is a recipient of The Ceramic Art Residency Program of the FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums (FLICAM) in Fuping China. Her works are in collection with many private art collectors heritage and cultural centres. The artist lives and works from her studio in Indore, India.

About the PHOTOGRAPHERS

Rajesh Kumar Singh
He uses photography as a means to express his interpretation of the world to make photographs that draw audience into the human struggle. His choice of subject stems from a deep interest in the marginal sections of the society . Their story which often remains untold hide stirring tales of human endeavor, of human spirit.

Anushree Fadnavis
Anushree Fadnavis is not just a daily commuter in the Ladies Only section of Mumbai locals but also a prolific photojournalist – one of the most followed Indians on Instagram. Anushree photographs the women she meets on Mumbai’s local trains every day, captures their poignant stories.

About the PERFORMING ARTISTS

Astha Gandhi
Aastha Gandhi is a trained Odissi dancer and a performance researcher. She has participated in performance festivals world over as a dancer and a master class trainer. She also experiments and explores other means of investigating movement such as performance- space, city- space and text. She is currently pursuing her PhD from the school of Art and aesthetics, JNU.

Ankush
Ankush is an artist who is interested in the ‘process’ which spans beyond the ‘events’ of curation and performance. He has been part of performances internationally. He is currently pursuing his PhD from the school of Art and aesthetics, JNU with music and gender as his focus.

 

Art Now’17 @ Lalit Kala Akademi
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm
Art Now'17 @ Lalit Kala Akademi | New Delhi | Delhi | India

‘Art NOW 17’ is a group exhibition portraying the contemporary Indian art trends.

ART NOW! is about art today. The show portrays the current art practices and how they have evolved over the last few years. The exhibition will showcase the works of some distinguished artists that are the faces of Indian art, along with the works of some bright emerging artists who are evolving their distinctive styles. Contemporary art is reaching out to a larger audience and globally evolving. The artists have been experimenting with newer mediums and are responding to the environment around them. The artworks highlight the signature style of each artist, depicting the current cultural and global influences on Indian art, thus creating a deeper interest in art today.