Light Impressions

Paintings and Mobile Sculptures by NELE MARTENS Inauguration: Sunday 5th February, at 5 p.m. Exhibition continues up to February 22nd, 2017 TASMAI, a Centre for Art & Culture, 11, Advocate Chinna Tambi Street Between 2nd & 3rd Cross Kuruchikuppam, Pondicherry Daily 3 to 7 p.m. Mornings by Appointment Monday Holiday…

yet another statue of Sri Aurobindo

Alexey Klementyev, AVI representative in St Petersburg, sent this photo of yet another statue of Sri Aurobindo, and as it somehow touched me I thought to share it with you. The statue is made of metal (it might be bronze, says Alexey) by 34-year old Alexey Leonov, who has made…

Henk van Putten @ Art Bengaluru

Henk van Putten will exhibit his work at Art Bengaluru from 19 to 28 August. Amsterdam born artist Henk van Putten is a Dutch artist who calls India home. He settled in Auroville in 2001. He is an independent designer and sculptor who has participated in exhibitions and art fairs…

On Seeds, God and D. Saravana – by Chana Corinne Devor

A wonderful exhibition is about to end in Kala Kendra, Auroville, and with it, the non-less wonderful and touching work of D. Saravana from Pondicherry. I have never been too keen on metal art, somehow like in Chinese medicine, metal represents grief, limits and boundaries, and this is often what…

fund-raising sale for Museum of Auroville Art

Adil Writer’s ‘Once Were Barcodes: The Transformation Series’ is a 7’6” tall installation that spreads out to about 20’ in length. It was made in 2014 with unfired ceramic ingredients and acrylic on canvas. This piece is being sold by the Auroville Art Service to raise the seed money for…

Upcycling Exhibition

from Ok: I hope you are doing well. I want to invite you personally to Up cycling Exhibition at Upcycling Studio Auroville in Udavi school. It is a work I have done from 2013 to 2015 and most of them are new collection. The opening is on Saturday February 20th…

Tree Spirits

Invitation to the exhibition opening: “Tree Spirits” - Magical Bark Prints by Birgitta Volz Saturday from 4.30 to 7.30 pm in Citadines Centre d’Art. The German Consul General Achim Fabig will introduce into Birgitta’s work with the trees. The exhibition will be open from Mon to Sat, 8 – 20th…

artist-in-residence: Saravana

I am presently working in a studio space in Kala Kendra, Bharat Nivas as an Artist-in-Residence. I am very grateful to the Kala Kendra Team for having given me this opportunity in a beautiful environment that is Auroville. I feel it is a perfect place for any artist to work,…

Space needed for Mandala Bird

from the Unity Pavilion: We are deciding what to do with a peace-related art installation which is currently living at Unity Pavilion. The wire/fabric structure was hand-assembled by an Australian volunteer, Sarah, and myself with a lot of love. It is covered scrap fabric materials from various units in the…

Simply Complex – Pierre Legrand at Art Houz

On March 6th, at 6pm, the exhibition "Simply Complex" by Pierre Legrand will open at Art Houz in Chennai. (41 Kasturi Rangan St, near Poes Garden, Alwarpet, Chennai 18.) The exhibition will hold mainly paintings – acrylic on mesh, to emphasize the porosity of matter. All works are structured by…

Kratu’s Ceramic Sculptures

Kratu's Ceramic Sculptures will be on display at Sudio Palazzo from 4th to 16th of March 2015 as part of the Auroville Festival. Exhibition is open all days of the week from 11 am to 7 pm venue: Studio Palazzo 14, 2nd Avenue, Harrington Road, Chetpet, Chennai 600 031, Tamilnadu,…

Henk sends news from Poland

Aurovilian sculptor Henk van Putten is sending news from Poland: REDUCTIVE EXHIBITION curated by Roland de Jong Orlando. The Indian transporter managed it to deliver my works with a delay of exactly three months: My sculptures arrived at the tenth of August due to incorrect documents. The Polish customs are…

Light Matter – An abundance of abandon

The Hindu published a book review of Light Matter: Atelier Pierre Legrand: Edited by Anuradha Majumdar by Neerja Dasani The relationship between words and images is a peculiar one. Both are essentially abstractions, a set of signifiers trying to locate and communicate meaning. Even though their purpose is the same,…

more from TRANSFORMATIONS – the sawchu barcode series

A note from Adil and more images of "TRANSFORMATIONS - the sawchu barcode series." I embarked into unknown territories a month back..... painted the largest, my most ambitious episode yet.... the barcode panels are 2m in ht.....and stretch approx 8 to 10 meters in length. Here are some images of…

The Sacred Space by Pierre Legrand

Apparao Galleries in Chennai presents The Sacred Space, an exhibition of sculptures and installations in a palette of whites, by Aurovilian artist Pierre Legrand. times: Inauguration 5.30 pm on Friday, June 6th, 2014 The exhibition continues till Friday, July 25th, 2014 place: Apparao Galleries #7, Wallace Garden Nungambakkam Chennai, 600…

Transformation – A group show of Auroville artists in Delhi

Transformation was the art exhibition within the Auroville Festival taking place September 14 – 21, 2012 at the India International Center (IIC), Delhi. This event marked the initiation of the Auroville Art Service in action. See more photos of the Auroville Festival and the Transformation art exhibition taken by Vimal…