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Vol. XXV No. 20, February 1-15, 2016

Dates for your Diary

Till February 5: A way of grace – an exhibition of traditional and contemporary art works inspired by Shrinathji and the Nathdwara Culture. Curated with a combination of traditional painting crafts with a soul and contemporary artists whose soul has been moved by the deity and energy of Nathdwara, this collection is an ode to Shrinathji, Krishna as a living child in the haveli. From pichwais and miniature paintings to canvases, this exhibition is an amalgam of the past and present, old and new (at Apparao Galleries).

February 8-15: Rithambara – Mahabharata Immersion – An experimental theatre learning programme (at Dakshina­Chitra).

February 12: Jus-Fusion – Kriya, a popular Fusion Band with a reverberating Jugal-Bandhi (at 7.00 p.m., Goethe-Institut).

February 13-16: Utsavam. A four-day immersion of Classical ­Music, Dance and Theatre (at DakshinaChitra).

February 18: Digital Concert Hall: Claude Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande (semi-staged performance) at 7.00 p.m., Goethe Institut).

Till February 25: Stories of Architecture – an exhibition of paintings inspired by architecture by Dhanushkodi, Ritendra Roy, Anjani Reddy, Chelapathi Rao, Lalit Sharma. Artists over the years have used monuments, buildings, structures and ruins in their work. This collection has been edited giving the curation a direction of “the structures” as primary focus in this collection of works from several artists (at Apparao Galleries).

Till February 28: Photo exhibition: From Earth to Earth – Devotion and Terracotta offerings in Tamil Nadu in collaboration with IGNCA SRC. Exhibition curated by Julie Wayne ((at DakshinaChitra).


February 26-March 13: Chennai Photo Biennale (details from Feb. 15 onwards), the first of its kind in the city. It will comprise of several primary public events at partner venues like the Lalit Kala Akademi and several MRTS train stations spread across the city. Art Galleries and Universities are invited to participate and immerse the city in photography over the course of 17 days (Goethe Institut).

Till February 28: Exhibition of paintings by Ashesh Joshi from Auroville (at DakshinaChitra)
Worskshop for Adults

February 20 and 27: Chinese abstract flower vase making) (at DakshinaChitra).
Till March 10: Vasantha Vizha, a mela for school children (at DakshinaChitra).

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