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Andy Warhol’s 1979 BMW M1 Art Car makes its way to India Art Fair Andy Warhol’s 1979 BMW M1 Art Car makes its way to India Art Fair

India Art Fair is back with an all-new edition to take you on a safari of South Asian art. Congregating 75 exhibitors from 20 different cities from all across the world, here is what to expect from the 12th edition of IAF. Evincing the art landscape of India and its neighbouring countries, India Art Fair is the leading platform for modern and contemporary art from South Asian region. In its illustrious history of over a decade, IAF has congregated contemporary painters, sculptors, galleries, private foundations, artists’ collectives and charity groups from all across South Asia to create a momentary behemoth that proclaims its potential. Founded in 2008, this year’s fair will be the 12th edition of IAF and will be celebrated from January 30 till February 2at NSIC Exhibition Grounds, Okhla, New Delhi. Under the directorial governance of Jagdip Jagpal, appointed as the Fair Director in 2017, the previous two editions of IAF have undergone major strategic and curatorial enhancements which has added a totally new dimension of art experience to the Fair. Source: indiaartfair.in Source: holidify.com This year’s edition will be the first one under the ownership of Angus Montgomery ...

Sneak peek into Jaipur Literature Festival 2020 Sneak peek into Jaipur Literature Festival 2020

Source: festevemantra.com Every literature enthusiast has heard the name ‘Jaipur Literature Festival’. Here’s a quick look at what to expect this year. A wonderland for those who seek intellectual exploration, Jaipur Literature Festival is definitely one of the greatest literature festivals on Earth. With its illustrious growth in the past decade, JLF has not only evolved into a haven for writers, thinkers, humanitarians, political enthusiasts, business leaders, sportspeople and entertainers, it has also become an evangelist of India’s rich, diverse and colourful literary heritage. JLF features speakers from all around the world and from every domain within the larger literary world. The 12th edition featured an impressive line-up of literature heavyweights, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Colson Whitehead and Andrew Sean Greer; the iconic author of thriller novels, Jeffery Archer; Sven Beckert, professor of history at Harvard; author and former Indian Ambassador to the United States, Navtej Sarna; captain of the Indian women’s national cricket team and Padma Shri awardee, Mithali Raj; American classicist and author, Donna Zuckerberg; and the famous politicia...

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Ahmedabad hosts its first Comic Con in 2020

Source: comicconindia.com Comic Con India is organizing Ahmedabad’s first-ever Comic Con, a celebration of fantasy and pop-culture. Read on to know all about it! Every comic, anime, superhero, gaming or pop-culture geek has dreamt of going to the comic con, dressed up as their favourite character, bonding over their favourite fantasy universe. Moreover, it’s ...

Ahmedabad Design Week: Towards making Ahmedabad the Design Capital of India

Source: insider.in After their first edition in November 2018, India Design Confluence is back with the most prolific designers of the world but, this time, with a different name. ‘Ahmedabad Design Week’ is the torchbearer of India Design Confluence and aims at making India’s first UNESCO World Heritage City into the country’s design capital. Augmented w...

Flashes of imagination illumine BUDRETI-TMC’s playwriting contest
Flashes of imagination illumine BUDRETI-TMC’s playwriting contest

Batubhai Umarwadia When a spark of creativity is seen with anyone pursuing an art form, it creates a moment of exhilaration. I celebrate one such moment three budding writers aspiring to be playwrights created at Theatre Media Centre last Monday. The event was...

Indian Ocean to usher in a theatre fest at Natarani

Indian Ocean Concert Natarani was born listening to softer notes and watching softer moves. At twenty-five now, like the viewers and listeners her age and below in the auditorium, it has versatile tastes. She appreciates the tinkle of ghunghru and sways to fast taps on the floor. She can give an appreciative smile and nod to intricate percussion rhythms as also r...

‘Game of Lights’: A physical rendition of 'tamaso ma jyotirgamaya' by Chaula Doshi

Giving a physical form to the famous shloka ‘tamaso ma jyotirgamaya’, artist Chaula Doshi brings us an exhibition called ‘Game of Lights’ that narrates her artistic quest in search of the proverbial ‘light’. Bringing a one-of-its-kind exhibition to the people of Ahmedabad, Chaula Doshi’s Game of Lights plays with light and shadows, in the dark back...


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