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ArtEast : Curated by Kishalay Bhattacharjee at Delhi
Date : 1 to 3 February 2018

ArtEast : Curated by Kishalay Bhattacharjee at Delhi



Event: ArtEast 2018
Dates: 1 to 3 February 2018
Venue: India International center, 40, Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003
Organisor: The National Foundation for India (NFI) is collaborating with India International Centre (IIC)
Curator: Kishalay Bhattacharjee, formerly of NDTV and at present Associate Professor at O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonepat

ArtEast has been conceptualised as a multi-dimensional festival with talks, discussions, film screenings, performances, exhibitions and installations located in the different venues within the India International Centre. An underlying focus of the festival is to raise pertinent questions through Inter/Sections in art, livelihood, migration, social justice, climate change, communication, history past and present, issues that have a far-reaching impact on everyday lives of people and of the nation.

ArtEast 2018 is the second edition of the festival.

Highlights of the festival:

An Ode to Bamboo

It is an exhibition and a performative installation around bamboo. This visual journey will depict how bamboo connects all the states of India's Northeast and beyond through art, livelihood, architecture and everyday objects of use.

Venue: Art Gallery, Kamladevi Complex, IIC
Time: 11 AM to 7 PM on all days

An Unseen Tunnel Inside A Displaced Proletarian - year 2018

This 22 feet installation is conceived by new media artists Sukant Panigrahy and Kaur Chimuk. This mixed media installation will take viewers through a tunnel travelling and experiencing the transitional point of green space to grey space - the crisis of ecological disorder and the un-sustained urban pressure. The exhibition will be paying a tribute to designer M.P. Ranjan and his work with bamboo. It will have poems and stories on bamboo by writer Sumana Roy, photographs by Ararti Kumar Rao and Parasher Baruah and paintings by Pankhi Saikia.

Venue: Art Gallery, Kamladevi Complex, IIC
Time: 11 AM to 7 PM on all days

ArtEast : Curated by Kishalay Bhattacharjee at Delhi



Panel Discussions

There are various panel discussions to be held at IIC during this event which are woven around World War II; Bengal Famine, the CBI campaign and the Great Game.

The Other Silk Route: Spookery, Trade and the Great Game

Joining the panel are writers and academics who have followed the Silk Route and how this ancient trading route became the most critical passage for espionage by the great powers.

The Game of Thrones: China-Burma-India Campaign of WW II

Journalists and researchers on the war will look at many of the lesser known facts. The Jungle queen Ursula Bower who was working with the Zeme Nagas in Assam's North Cachar Hills was asked to rate a guerrilla unit to fight the Japanese forces. Bower's daughter Catriona Child will join the panel to reveal interesting less-known facts and information. Joining her on the panel will be Kai Friese, who trekked to places where American war planes crashed and tracked hump pilots around the world. Hemant Katoch the founder of the Imphal Battle Tours will share his research on the war.

Venue: Rooms I to III, Kamladevi Complex, IIC
Timing: 2 PM to 4 PM on Feb 3

Beyond the Bengal Famine

This panel discussion will begin with the screening of Bengal Shadows, a just released documentary followed by a discussion moderated by Shiv Visvanathan who will be in conversation with Paris based filmmaker Partho Bhattacharya. British rule in India is bookended by two massive famines in Bengal. Shiv Visvanathan asks was it even a purely localized Bengal famine or were its effects felt further afield? What was the real cost of these millions of deaths from mass starvation and why is it an almost forgotten episode of history?

Venue: Rooms I to III, Kamladevi Complex, IIC
Timing: 3:45 PM to 6 PM on Feb 2

ArtEast : Curated by Kishalay Bhattacharjee at Delhi



Film Section:

In the film section, three highly acclaimed films from the region will be screened

Ima Sabitri

Directed by Bobo Khuraijam this film tells the story of actor Heisnam Sabitri


Venue: CD Deshmukh Audi, IIC
Time: 6:45 PM to 8 PM on Feb 2

My Name is Eeooow

Directed by Oinam Doren the film explores the practice and tradition called the Jyngwrai Iawbei in Meghalaya. The tradition is to have musical tunes as names in honour of the clan ancestors.

Venue: CD Deshmukh Audi
Time: 5 PM to 5:50 PM on Feb 3

Up, Down and Sideways

The opening film of the festival is directed by Anushka Meenakshi & Iswar Srikumar and is a musical portrait of a community of rice cultivators and their memories of love and loss in Phek village, Nagaland.

Venue: CD Deshmukh Audi
Time: 6:30 PM to 8 PM on Feb 1

ArtEast : Curated by Kishalay Bhattacharjee at Delhi



Workshops:

As part of the festival there are two workshops conducted by Rida Gathpoh and her team from Meghalaya on making of black clay pottery, a dying tradition and a lecture demonstration on folk music and traditional musical instruments.

Venue: Gandhi King Plaza, IIC
Time: 11 AM to 7 PM on Feb 2 & 3

Mi Ku a well-known folk ensemble from Kathmandu will perform a concert on the final day.

Venue: Fountain Lawns, IIC
Time: 6 PM to 7 PM on Feb 3

Entry to all the events are open to all and without registration fees.

For more information, please visit the below links.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ArtEast-751295161695722/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArtEast_India
Website: http://www.arteast.org.in/

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