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Finally, the temperature has reached to single digit. The nights are getting colder and we can finally experience the comfort of wearing our jackets even at 2 p.m. And to augment this experience, we bring you the 244th edition of Ahmedabad Art Weekly so you can spend your time out in the city wisely.
Starting from January 17th, Ahmedabad Design Week is a 3-day-long festival initiated by Unitedworld Institute of Design which will feature inspiring talks and experimental workshops by national and international experts, academicians, artisans and craftsperson that will demonstrate and educate aspiring designers about the potential landscape of the industry. Along with that, you will have some astounding exhibitions and installations to brood over.
Art Whispers is an amalgamation of artworks from 9 versatile artists, each with their own medium to express themselves. The exhibition inaugurates today and will go on till 19th. Bringing his sublime and vibrant paintings to the Archer Art Gallery, Nabibakhsh Mansoori brings us From Here To Eternity, an exhibition of his recent works.
For people who are in search for some good theatre experience, we have a few events lined up for you. Shamiana – Asia’s largest short film club is coming to Natarani Amphitheatre to screen three mind-blowing short films from across the globe, namely The Suitcase (USA), The President and the Crossing Keeper (France), andLittle Bird (UK).
Vibes Entertainment, in association with Footlights Theatre, brings to you a soul-stirring and captivating Gujarati play “Mrugjal – Ek Aspasht Astitva” this weekend.
What started as a pursuit of an understanding of religion and faith, Dhoolpet Ganseh digresses into a story of a community, often unheard and only remembered conditionally. It is not a story, but the experience of a community, and how all the disparate shades of faith paint one single canvas of religion through the eyes of a community in the margins of Hyderabad.
For a more musical escapade, indulge in a performance which synergizes Indian and European music which sometimes takes you on a meditative journey, sometimes toxic. Catch Violin Nomads at Alliance Francaise d’Ahmedabad on 21st January. Dakhe Dalpatram is a musical journey of Kavi Dalpatram’s poetry which will be recited by Kumarpal Desai.
Indian PoliTricks is a comedy show by Team Café Comdey that is based on political humour about ongoing politics in India
“Resistance to aggression is not just justified, but imperative”. Guided by the words of Herbert Spencer, Shyamji Krishna Varma led his life to take India towards its independence. He was a disciple of Swami Dayanand Saraswati who became a revolutionary freedom fighter, lawyer and journalist. He founded the India House, a student resident in Cromwell Avenue, North London which was opened to promote nationalist views among Indian students in Britain. And from the India House, he published the nationalist journal The Indian Sociologist.
For his valour and dedication to free our country, even while being thousands of kilometres away, we pay our homage and dedicate the 244th edition of Ahmedabad Art Weekly to his legacy.