OOROTHUMKANDY RAMESH

OOROTHUMKANDY RAMESH Born in 1962, Ramesh studied fine arts at the prestigious Madras College of Arts & Crafts. After moving to Auroville in the 90’s he offered his talents and skills to the Pavillion of Indian Culture in Bharat Nivas and to the schools. Most recently he helped to manage…

IONO [Claire]

IONO [Claire] A painter and cinematographer, Claire was born in 1969, in Paris. Ever since she was a little girl, Claire, said she would live several lives in one. True to her word, she explored many different paths before placing her art practice at the centre of her life. Claire…

Lili

  Lili's is a playful approach to making and being. Working in a wealth of materials and contexts, her art ranges from sculpture and woodwork to painting, illustration and performance art inspired and supported by her background in fine art, theatre, dance and equestrianism.   Recently returned to Auroville after…

Aparajita Barai

"As a seeker, I am in search of the divinity. As I seek, the path keeps revealing itself to me and as I walk that path, I want to share my findings and journey, hoping it will benefit in breaking through the rigidity." Aparajita Barai is a communication designer and an…

Nathalie

Nathalie Painter, Illustrator, Author, photographer, sculptor. Born in Paris, Nathalie moved to India at the age of 7 when her family came to live in Auroville in the early days, as devotees of Sri Aurobindo and Mother. Growing up in Auroville has brought on a profound sense of exploration, adventure…

Dis-Connect Paintings by Kirti Chandak

  Centre d’Art Citadines Auroville Dis-Connect Paintings by Kirti Chandak Opening on Saturday the 8th December 4 to 7 p.m. Exhibition from 8th up to 19th December 2018 at Centre d’Art Citadines Daily 2.30 to 5.30 pm | Sunday Closed | 0413 2622699

The Hindu Photo Journalism Awards

  Announcing The Hindu Photojournalism Awards in association with the CPB Foundation. Photographers from India and others who are resident Indians can submit published works. These awards are meant to recognise the contribution and efforts of the people behind the images that often define how news is consumed today. While…

Jyoti Naoki Eri

Jyoti Naoki Eri is a Japanese artist residing in Auroville - a universal township in making in South India.He studied traditional Japanese art as the foundation to his artistic career.He has used the strong traditional back ground to break barriers in his art and explore multiple techniques and mediums in…

Priya Sundaravalli

It’s only since 2000 that Priya started doing pottery as a hobby in addition to her teaching work at various Auroville schools. The hobby has meanwhile turned into a full-time occupation, with Priya gradually finding her own, very unique way. "In my expression, I seek the unity of opposites –…

Adil Writer

Adil Writer is a ceramic artist, painter and architect from Bombay, currently living and working in Auroville, where he is a partner at Mandala Pottery which produces functional tableware, assorted ceramic items, and architectural ceramic murals & installations. From his own studio at Mandala, he creates his own line of…

Supriya Menon Meneghetti

Supriya is a ceramic artist and an Ikebana artist with love for painting.  In ceramics, she uses different clays and different ways of firing them - in a gas kiln and an anagama kiln, which reflects different surfaces that she pursues to express her creativity.    Form is her ever attractive…

Saraswati (Renata Sidorenko)

I work with hand building and small forms. I use variety of glazes to create colorful fairy tale like world. I am ready to share it with those who keep the inner child happily alive. I'm always looking for play in work. I define play as a sense of not…

Rakhee Kane

Training and Experience in Ceramics Committed to my life in Auroville, an international township since over eight years now, the focus of my recent work has been images, objects, colors and textures of India. India, my own country, has meant so much more to me after being influenced by Auroville…

Kratu

I am Italian. I expressed myself as an expressionist painter and explored painting from the mid-sixties to the mid-eighties. Since then I turned to ceramic sculpture, I try to express the plasticity of faces and dynamic movement of bodies.             contact: e-mail: kratu2007 [at] gmail.com landline:…

Clara M. Sevilla Seguí

Bachelor in Fine Arts. Painting and engraving specialties. Currently writing her doctoral thesis on Indian aesthetics and contemporary art, on the way to understand the deepest significance of the aesthetic experience and the place of Art and Beauty in current life.           contact: e-mail: claramsev [at]…

Iono

  Claire, Aurovilian, artist name Iono. She was trained in France by a painter from the Bauhaus movement who spontaneously offered to share her knowledge with her, it was one of these lovely encounters that changes a life, one of the many she will make on her path. She works…

Ange Peter

Ange Peter came to India with her parents when she was two years old. She grew up in Auroville and completed her studies at the Sri Aurobindo's International Center of Education in Pondicherry. Her first teachers in pottery were Ray Meeker and Deborah Smith from the Golden Bridge Pottery, Pondicherry.…