Beyond Names

Beyond Names Exploring the essence of our wisdom traditions Odissi Dance by Nayantara Nanda Kumar & C. Nanda Kumar time: Sat. 7th Feb. 2015, 8 pm place: Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas   Nayantara Nanda Kumar an environmental engineer and Odissi dancer is the founder of Our Sacred Space –…

next Art Chakra

Kala Kendra, Bharat Nivas presents Art Chakra, the Open Art Platform This Sunday morning, join us at Art Chakra. It's an open platform where you can present your art works. Be it photography, drawing, painting, poetry, songs, music, short films, digital presentations etc.. Just bring it on! 1st of February,…

Ras Barse

We welcome you to 'Ras Barse' - An evening to spend listening, to the words of poets, saints and believers, in the voice of Swati Srinivas singing for us, Ghazal & Bhajan in Hindi, Urdu, Bhoj Puri and Marwadi on Sat. 31st Jan '15, 8PM at Unity Pavilion :: Harmonium:…

Improvising Movement – a natural dance

IMPROVISING MOVEMENT a natural dance with Elisabetta time: Friday, January 30th 10 am - 12.30 pm place: Pitanga Cultural Centre An inner journey to access your personal creative dance language. The exploration of movement through different elements, perspectives, images and feelings within giving rise to opportunities and challenges within own…

Tasveer – India Art Fair

29 Jan - 01 Feb 2015 Christopher Taylor Ram Shergil Saibal Das and Aurovilian photographer Sebastian Cortes Booth No. B-13 NSIC Exhibition Grounds Okhla Industrial Estate New Delhi

Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2015 open for applications

a letter from Korea: Dear. Auroville I hope all is well with you. I'm Seulgi, Lee who is the coordinator from International Ceramic Workshop of GICB2015. We’ve held the Ceramic Biennale every two years. We are now taking application from artists who want to participate in the International Ceramic Workshop…

Arts Oasis – summer residential program for performers

01.06 - 06.06.2015 Tuscany, Italy summer residential program "Arts Oasis" for performers of various genres and techniques The event is inviting artists from all over the world. The workshop will take place at the XII century monastery famous as the place of seclusion for the outstanding Dante Alighieri. Room, full…

Tugay Başar – traditional melodies and improvisations

Tugay plays the Ney, Sufî wind instrument at the Savitri Bhavan Saturday 31 January 2015 at 5 PM All are Welcome! The Turkish Ney is an old end-blown reed flute.  Ney, Turkish tanbur, oud (lute) and Turkish kemençe (fiddle) are considered to be the most typical instruments of Classical Turkish…

Samba de Roda workshop

Samba de Roda workshop lead by Luciana Luciana was born in São Paulo, Brazil. She has been playing capoeira and dancing samba since her teenage years. Since then Luciana has performed and taught in various festivals, schools and events all over New Zealand, Fiji Islands and NYC and Brazil. Luciana…

Kolam workshop – Drawing with Powder Dot and Lines

Kolam 'Drawing with powder dot and lines.' with Grace Tuesday January  27th  9.00am-12.00pm (Please ignore the old date on the poster below!) A dance orientated deepening of how the Physical Body engages in the making of Kolam and the actual making of Kolam with an explanation of the three major…

Libertas – A dance performance from Korea

Libertas A dance performance from Korea Directed by Sin Cha Hong Performed by Sin Cha Hong and Young Ah Choi time: Friday, January 23, 2015, 7 p.m. No entry for latecomers. Admission Free – all are welcome! Donations would be appreciated. place: Adishakti, Sir Ratan Tata Koothukovil, Edyanchavadi Road, diagonally…

The Merchant of Venice

The Auroville Theatre Group invites you to our exciting new production of "The Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare, January 21, 22 and 23, 2015, 8:00 p.m. at the Visitor's Centre. The cast includes: Savithri Maya as Portia, Jeremy as Bassanio, Swar as Antonio, Rachel as Nerissa, Jerry as Gratiano,…

Yatra – a tribute to Odissi’s beginnings

Yatra uses a blend of agile and lyrical dance movements drawing from the Odissi, Gotipua and Sahiyatra traditions. It interprets the idea of a puja or ritual celebration of the Lord on stage, presenting a meditative view of the vocabularies of these traditions. Artistic Direction by Rekha Tandon Musical Arrangements…

Veenapani Chawla – obituary in AurovilleToday’s latest issue

Article in AurovilleToday's latest issue: Passing: Veenapani Chawla Theatre artist Veenapani Chawla, one of Auroville’s most dynamic neighbours, passed away on November 30 after suffering a heart attack following a pulmonary embolism. She was only 67 years old. Veenapani was the founder, artistic director and managing trustee of the Adishakti…

Korean Ink Painting workshop & lecture by Werner Sasse

Ink Painting on Korean Paper Workshop with Werner Sasse January 17th (Saturday), 3-5pm, Unity pavilion Korean Paper (“Hanji”) has been famous in East Asia as being of superior quality for almost 2000 years. It is made from the inner bark of the Paper Mulberry. In this workshop we will work…

Ruthanne Tudball’s pottery workshop

KALA KENDRA BHARAT NIVAS: PAVILION OF INDIA PRESENTS RUTHANNE TUDBALL’S POTTERY WORKSHOP Kala Kendra in collaboration with Aavartan Pottery will be hosting renowned ceramic artist Ruthanne Tudball for a workshop this week. The workshop is by invitation only. Ruthanne will be presenting her work (as will a couple of other…

Work in Process closing ceremony

Gallery Square Circle, Kala Kendra & Bharat Nivas present “Work in Process” Closing Ceremony Wednesday, 14th Jan 2015 at 5 PM at Gallery Square Circle, Kala Kendra - Bharat Nivas I would like to share my experience of artist in residency programme and thank all of you and especially to…

Anil Srinivasan – Tribute to Daruwala

Tribute to Mr. Soli Daruwala Aurodhan art gallery will pay a tribute to Soli Daruwala, regarded as the founder of the contemporary art movement in South India, by holding a concert by Anil Srinivasan at 8.30pm on January 14 at Krtashraya Aurodhan Gardens on Papammal Koil Street.

translations and performers for a Satprem play

A note from Moghan: As a theater director, I'm working on the adaptation of "My Burning Heart", an interview of Satprem in 1988 by French journalist F. de Towarnicki. Readings are planned in Auroville, Chennai and Paris for March and April 2015. The idea is to present the piece in…

Flamenco with Shehzeen and Chris

Namashkar Friends, We hope to see you all, on the 17th of Jan, Saturday and enjoy an evening of Flamenco with Shehzeen and Chris at the Sri Aurobindo Auditorium in Bharat Nivas. Shehzeen Cassum has been dancing since the age of 5, she has trained at the Classical School of…

“Mutation in Progress” video @ IGNITE! 2015

The video Mutation in Progress made by Christoph will be screened as part of the Dance on Screen series at the IGNITE! Festival for Contemporary Dance 2015. IGNITE! is being held in New Delhi from 11-18 January 2015. The festival is dedicated towards creating avenues for contemporary dance within multiple…

Eyes on Auroville – photography exhibtion

Gallery Square Circle, Kala Kendra & Bharat Nivas & Sri Aurobindo Society SACAC Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication present EYES ON AUROVILLE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION BY THE PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS OF SACAC (2014-15) JANUARY 9TH – 12TH, 2015 INAUGRATION ON FRIDAY, 9TH JANUARY 2015 AT 5 PM

artistic cultural event & open mike session

I n v i t a t i o n Auroville Radio and Genius Brothers, along with other Auroville artists, actors, humorists and those interested in communication, come together for an artistic cultural event & open mike session at the Visitors’ Center, Saturday 10th @ 8.00pm If you’re participating, please…

Auroville International Potters’ Market

Auroville International Potters' Market 2015 showcasing 38 potters from Auroville & sub-region, Bangalore, Calcutta, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Mumbai, Pondicherry, Pune, Villupuram. time: January 30th - February 1st, 2015 10 am - 6 pm place: Visitor's Centre contact: aurovillepottersmarket [at] gmail.com  

introducing: Svaram Campus & Design Cafe

Dear Friends, With the coming of the new year Svaram Musical Instruments Research and Production is in front of its next step of development, having worked over a year on the prospect and concept of a Model Campus for the Industrial Zone, on an allocated site west of Afshaneh GH,…

Nangiar Koothu – Traditional Sanskrit Theatre

Nangiar Koothu Traditional Sanskrit Theatre Story: "Raaghavasamvaadam" Performer: Dr. Indu G Mizhavu: Kalamandalam Ratheeshbhas and Kalamandalam Manikandan Edakka: Kalanilayam Rajan Thalam: Kalamandalam Sangeetha Greenroom Assistant: Nepathya Srehari Chakyar Guru: Margi Madhi Chakyar At Adishakti, Sir Ratan Tata Koothu Kovil Edyanchavadi Road, Diagonally opposite Hope Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at 7…

Pioneers of the New World – archive photo exhibition

Pioneers of the New World Auroville 1968-1980 I have displayed at the Town Hall a photographic exhibition documenting the lifestyle thriving on minimal material conditions of the young, enthusiastic people flocking to Auroville at its inception – along with the sense of wonder and amusement at simple, basic things of…

IGNITE! 2015 – festival of contemporary dance

IGNITE! Festival of Contemporary Dance was started in 2010, the 3rd Edition is set to take place in January 2015. It is organised by the GATI Dance Forum, which works to create a vibrant engagement with contemporary dance through interrogation, experimentation, innovation and reflection. This year the biennial is back…

Dance performance and exhibition opening by Grace

Ko Kona Lam dance performance by Grace time: Saturday, January 3rd, 2015 at 6.30 pm place: Pitanga Cultural Centre, Samasti   PLUS opening of Grace's Kolam exhibtion Through Kolam Eyes time: January 3rd - 25th, 2015 place: Pitanga Cultural Centre, Samasti    

Neelanjani Auroville Visual Artist Centre

Neelanjani Auroville Visual Artist Centre Drawing, painting, photography, sculpture Calligraphy, etching, graphics, and installations Dear Community, We would like to share this historical background of our existence in order to be transparent to all those who are interested in the Visual arts. In July of 2012 the executives of the…

Joy

I have enjoyed being part of theatre, dance and singing since I was a teenager for they gave me great joy and a sense of fulfilment. After joining Auroville in 1977, I have continued to work and evolve in these fields, stimulated and encouraged by wonderful teachers, directors, choreographers and…

Reiko Shimizu at Kala Kendra

For your information: An invite to visit our resident artist Reiko Shimizu, a Japanese artist from Kolkata, working at Kala Kendra on going event from 16th of december, 2014 to 15th of january, 2015, Reiko Shimizu will be at Kala Kendra, Auroville in South India as artist-in-residence. The process of…

A City at the Edge of the Horizon: The 2014 Kochi-Muziris Biennale

from MutualArt.com: A City at the Edge of the Horizon: The 2014 Kochi-Muziris Biennale The ancient port city of Muziris, perched at the mouth of the Periyar River near the tip of the Indian subcontinent, offered harbor to merchant fleets of Greece, Rome, Phoenicia, and Egypt in the earliest centuries…

Call for intentions

from Krupa: Call for intentions Send us your Sankalpa to include in our art center structure. As the new year approaches, we are sending our annual call for your intentions, resolutions and wishes. Whether or not you could contribute to the recent crowdfunding campaign, our art center is being built…

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale Take Two

from artslant.com: Whorled Explorations Kochi-Muziris Biennale December 12, 2014 - March 29, 2015   http://kochimuzirisbiennale.org       The Kochi-Muziris Biennale Take Two: Why We Need to Improve Arts Funding in India by Deepika Sorabjee The story of the first Kochi Muziris Biennale could quite well have been a Bollywood…

Sankalpa Art Cart Launch

Sankalpa: Art Journeys is a sub-unit of Thamarai, offering a variety of art-related programs including art therapy, creative empowerment, community art and more; all to bridge Auroville, the surrounding villages and beyond through the universality of art. Please join us to launch our Art Cart! It is a mobile structure…

Physical Theatre Class

Physical Theatre Class Series In this series we'll explore how to embody words, story and imagery through our body. For performers or non-performers, we will draw elements of physical theatre from Grotowski, corporeal mime, clown and others to play, learn and express ourselves. Through this series we will learn and…

62nd Art Festival at Kalakshetra

Kalakshetra Foundation takes pleasure in inviting you to the 62nd Annual Art Festival time: December 20th to 31st Inauguration on 20th December, 5.30pm place: Rukmini Arangam, Kalakshetra Foundation, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai by Padma Bhushan Awardee Dr.Padma Subrahmanyam All are Welcome! contact: Kalakshetra Foundation Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai 600041, India +91-44-24520836, +91-44-24521169/70 www.kalakshetra.in

Beauty Inside by Birgitta Volz

The Russian Centre of Science and Culture Chennai is happy to present the exhibition Beauty Inside It will be a retrospective of Aurovilian artist Birgitta Volz, who is creating artworks using the materials of nature. time: opening: Saturday, Dec. 12th at 5.30 pm open until Dec 20th open daily from…

People’s Puppet Project call for participation

INTACH Pondicherry and Urban Design Collective are planning an International Workshop titled ‘People’s Puppet Project (PPP)’ in Pondicherry from 15th to 24th December 2014. This will be followed by public performances on 26th and 27th December 2014 at prominent, public locations around Pondicherry's Boulevard Town, and a performance at Dakshinachitra…

Musings in Black & White

Homage to late Robi Ganguli Musings in Black & White Launch of the Shilpataru Calendar 2015 along with an exhibition of photographs time: Sunday, Dec 14th, 2014 at 5 pm the exhibition will continue up to January 2nd, 2015 3 to 7 pm daily | closed on Monday | mornings…

Matrimandir Photo Book

Le Centre d’Art des Citadines in Auroville is glad to invite you to the launching of the book about the building of MATRIMANDIR The presentation will happen at les Citadines (first floor) time: Saturday, December 20th 2014 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Created with the photographs made by Dominique…

IFA’s open house in Pondy

India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) is delighted to bring the IFA Open House to Puducherry. Join us on December 14 at Indianostrum Theatre. Our Arts Practice Programme Executive, Sumana Chandrashekar will talk to you about IFA's programmes under which we support various arts projects. She will also share with…

Moving Image

Kasha Vande, M. Arch. Pondy ART Cell: 979 1944 182 "Getting ART Out There..." Website: http://pondyart.org/ Blog: http://pondyart.org/our-blog/

Veena Musical Classes

As one of India's most ancient string instruments, the veena's origin can be traced back to the ancient yazh, which was similar to the Grecian harp. Bharata, in his Natya Shastra, explains the theory of the 22 sruti's in an octave with the help of two experimental veena's. Kaanchi Kaama…

vocal music workshop by Prince Rama Varma

Vocal Music workshop by Prince Rama Varma in Pondicherry date: 13th and 14th Dec. 2014 (Saturday and Sunday) time: 9.30 - 11.30 am venue: Anandha Inn, Pondicherry Carnatic musician and veena player Prince Rama Varma, who gave a vocal performance at Bharat Nivas several years ago, will be offering a…

the odd couple

a play by Neil Simon Two suddenly single pals — a sloppy sportswriter and a fastidious news writer — strain their friendship by turning roommates and unconsciously repeating the same mistakes they made in the marriages they just left. time: 12th, 13th and 14th of December at 8 pm sharp!…

Veenapani Chawla – obituary notice

from Adishakti: Our beloved Veenapani passed away Sunday morning at 11 a.m. We ask you to join us in our prayers for the beautiful soul.   Our heartfelt condolences from the Auroville Art Service Team.   article from The Hindu: Theatre world mourns Veenapani Chawla Veenapani Chawla won the Sangeet…

Deepam celebration

DEEPAM CELEBRATION at Deepam School Friday 5th December at 6 pm On full moon we will light more than a thousand oil-lamps which create a celestial atmosphere. Karthigai Deepam has for centuries been celebrated. It originates from the legend of Lord Shiva who had transformed himself into a divine flame.…

1st Chennai Street Art Festival – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai presents Conquer the concrete – 1st Chennai Street Art Festival in cooperation with Chennai City Connect CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Deadline: 18.12.2014   Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai & Chennai City Connect with other partners are organizing CONQUER THE CONCRETE – 1st Chennai Street…

works by Future School students

An exhibition of art works by Future School students opens Saturday November 22nd and runs until December 6th timings: Monday - Saturday 8.00 - 12.30 and 14.00 - 18.00 venue: Pitanga Cultural Centre   See photographs taken by Giorgio Molinari:

next Art Chakra

Art Chakra: The open art event. Everyone is invited to the 6th session of the non-judgemental art event- Art Chakra scheduled for coming Sunday, 30th Nov. from 10:30 to 12:30 at Kala Kendra in Bharat Nivas. Those who may like to present their art works like paintings, photography, short films,…

Two Archival Fellowships by IFA

India Foundation for the Arts in collaboration with Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta invites applications for Two Archival Fellowships Application deadline: December 30, 2014 India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) in collaboration with the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, (CSSSC) invites applications for Archival Fellowships for…

Korean evening with Noreum Machi

Invitation to the Korean evening time: Thursday, 27th of November, at 6pm places: 6.00 pm Unity Pavilion 7.30 pm Sri Aurobindo Auditorium Dear friends, We, the Korean Pavilion team, are happy to invite the Community to the Korean evening on coming Thursday (27th of November) in Unity Pavilion. We will…

Nirmiti land-art project

NIRMITI project is an approach to art in Nature using what Nature gives, but also a spiritual approach to the vision of our deeper being with the Divine. Contact with Nature allows the innate qualities of the children to remain clear and creative in the way of "free progress". This…

Moonfool – Dance Theatre

Moonfool is a new devised performance which celebrates the moon and all things lunar. It is, at the outset, a love story - the kind of tale which we vicariously feed on - of difficult love, of impossible love, of a love that cannot be – and it is this…

Bharatnatyam Arangetram

An inviatation from Yatra Arts Foundation: Dear Friends, All are welcome to Priyadharshini's Bharathanatyam Arangetram, a student of Thiru.Krishnakumar , Mrs. Geetha Krishnakumar on 15th November 2014, Saturday at 8pm at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Auroville. Regards, Yatra Srinivassan.

Woodscapes

Tejaswini's first furniture solo exhibition in Auroville at the Citadines Art Gallery. It is work done in Auroville over the past year. The opening is on Saturday 15th Nov between 4.30 and 7 pm. The show will run from the 15th Nov until Saturday 29th Nov. Daily except Sundays from…

Acting Shakespeare – an 11-day workshop

Adishakti announces: Acting Shakespeare An eleven-day workshop on King Lear, led by Tim Supple. Registrations closing soon - apply now, with your C.V.! time: November 19 - November 29, 2014   place: Adishakti Theatre, Edayanchavadi Road, Auroville Post, Puducherry for more details contact: +91 413 2622297 adishaktiprogram@gmail.com   ABOUT TIM…

Land on Fire

Adishakti presents: Land on Fire A play directed by: Julia Varley (Denmark) Actress: Carolina Pizarro (Chile) Stage Manager: Karin Ahlström Co- producción: Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium (Denmark) / Triskel Artes Escénicas (Chile) A work that explores the concept of travel rooted in a land of memories of a female imaginary: a land…

InterChange with sneak peek

greetings from Priya Sundaravalli, currently artist in residence in Korea: I wanted to share the invitation of the artists in residence final group show at the Clayarch Gimhae Museum. Announcement and description at: http://neolook.com/archives/20141109d I have created 3 installations - 1 outdoors and 2 indoors - all inspired by Korean imagery…

Oh My Sweet Land

from Adishakti: Oh My Sweet Land A Young Vic / Théâtre de Vidy-Lausanne co-production Conceived by Corinne Jaber Written by Amir Nizar Zuabi time: Friday, November 7, 2014, 7 p.m. No entry for latecomers Duration: 1 hour Admission Free – all are welcome! place: Adishakti, Sir Ratan Tata Koothukovil, Edyanchavadi…

Mysteries of the Organism

GALLERY SQUARE CIRCLE KALA KENDRA presents MYSTERIES OF THE ORGANISM an exhibition of prints, inks, oils & video byTanya Alagappan and Vinay Ghodgeri time: 07 NOVEMBER - 29 NOVEMBER , 2014 OPENING ON: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014, 4.30 PM place: GALLERY SQUARE CIRCLE KALA KENDRA Tanya Alagappan and Vinay Ghodgeri…

Italian Harp Concert

Maestro Enrico Euron and Anne-Gaelle Cuif in Harp and Voice Duo Concert Medieval and Renaissance Italian Arias time: 31 October 2014, 8.00 pm place: Pitanga - Auroville

Two Museum Fellowships by IFA

India Foundation for the Arts in collaboration with National Museum, New Delhi invites applications for Two Museum Fellowships at the Painting Department & Decorative Arts Department Application deadline: October 28th For all those who haven’t applied to our Museum Fellowships yet, here’s another chance. We have extended the application deadline…

General Disorder Meeting (inc. PLAN B)

Dear Resident, You are hereby instructed to attend the following compulsory, non-interactive, non-participatory: GENERAL DISORDER MEETING WHEN: 8pm, Saturday October 25 WHERE: Visitors' Centre WHY: Not? HOW: Good question. WHO: The Genius Brothers Assembly Committee Sub-group WARNING! Attendance at this important meeting is compusory and failure to participate will be…

Art Chakra next Sunday

ART CHAKRA The Open art event Sunday, 26th October, 10:30 am - 12:30 afternoon AV ROOM; KALA KENDRA Art Chakra is an interactive space for everyone to express their artistic side in an informal and non-judgmental environment. Whatever be your medium of artistic expression - photography, painting, short films, sculpting,…

Training in the Film Preservation & Restoration School India

For film afficionados and those wanting to learn and train on Film Preservation & Restoration. Open for registrations. The Film Heritage Foundation is a not-for-profit organization based in Mumbai. Recognizing the urgent need to preserve India’s cinematic heritage, the foundation is dedicated to supporting the conservation, preservation and restoration of…

Life at Zero Distance – new book release

New book release! “LIFE AT ZERO DISTANCE – The freedom of being nothing and none” by Anamika Borst Anamika is happy to inform you that her book “Life at zero distance” is available at Freeland bookshop in a limited edition. And also on amazon.com as POD (Print on demand) while…

Outdoor Landscape Exhibition

A group show is opening in Kala Kendra coming Wednesday, October 15th 2014: OUTDOOR, LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION on display until 30th October in Gallery Square Circle, Bharat Nivas, Auroville    

An evening with Akash Kapur at Alliance Française

SEE Literature An evening with Akash Kapur and William Dalrymple. 17th October at AFP Auditorium in Suffren Street, 19.00h Here the full cultural program at Alliance Française Pondicherry for October 2014: The French Volunteer Day and the launch of “EspaceVolontaires” in South India On October 1, we are proud to…

2 days left only – support Sankalpa now!

2 days left: we've raised 69% of the $6,000 campaign goal! We are excited to announce that your support has guaranteed that we will build our art center! We have already purchased and received the hubs (connecting points from the US) of our geodesic dome here in India, with all…

CMS Vatavaran Environment & Wildlife Film Festival & Forum

A FILM FESTIVAL FROM NEW DELHI October 7 - 10, 2014 Auroville and Pondicherry have the pleasure of hosting the travelling CMS Vatavaran Environment & Wildlife Film Festival and Forum. This festival, based in New Delhi, is organizing film screenings and panel discussions here, in collaboration with Pondicherry University, PondyCAN…

last pondyART show in old distillery

This is the last Pondy ART show to be held in the Distillery...but don't worry....we already know WHAT's NEXT!!!! Watch www.pondyart.org for details! "Getting ART Out There..." Website: http://pondyart.org/ https://www.facebook.com/PondyArtArtRetailTrend Blog: http://pondyart.org/our-blog/

report of design workshop

Shradhanjali 2-day Design Workshop with Auroville designers and artists 1 AUG - 2 AUG . 2014 The workshop was organized by Renu and Marc (at Abha’s request) to create new ideas and design for materials, methods, and hence products for Shradhanjali. Almost 30 people from different fields met on 1st…

Scottish Dance Theatre touring India – Forces of Nature

Scottish Dance Theatre is Scotland’s national contemporary dance company. Under the direction of choreographer Fleur Darkin, the company produces dance that is driven by artistic inquiry and a contemporary response to engaging audiences. Scottish Dance Theatre commissions accomplished choreographers from all over the world to put the dancing body at…

Naari – The Image of a Woman

Devasmita and Madhumita Patnaik and group invite you for a dance performance NAARI THE IMAGE OF WOMAN         time: Saturday 20th September at 8 pm place: Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas Video on youtube for a short extract of this dance programme:

Out-of-the-Box sound from Auroville

from The Hindu: Members of Auroville-based band Emergence say their music is about bonhomie and breaking barriers “I was inspired when I saw Mishko playing in a concert. I asked him if he’ll help me with my jazz and he asked me to help him with his English in exchange,”…

Sing for the Climate

SING FOR THE CLIMATE: 'DO IT NOW' Auroville will "Sing for the Climate" on October 11th during the Singing Festival... where we will try to gather as many people possible (!!! We will need your help for that!!!! ) from Auroville and around to sing together, as an audiovisual petition…

Abstract – Paintings by Juergen Puetz

currently on display at Aurodhan Art Gallery, Pondicherry: Abstract - Paintings by Juergen Puetz time: September 14 - September 24, 2014 place: Aurodhan Art Gallery 33 Rue Francois Martin, Pondicherry

The Big Indian Street Picture

PondyART presents: The Big Indian Street Picture An exhibition of photos by Swarat Gosh and Dhruv Dhakan. time: September 13 - September 30 (closes earlier than announced) place: Old Distillery, Beach Road, Pondicherry

Video-Dance Works for IGNITE! Festival of Contemporary Dance 2015

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Inviting Video-Dance Works for IGNITE! Festival of Contemporary Dance 2015 13-18 January 2015, New Delhi Deadline for Submissions: 30 September 2014 We are most excited to bring to you the 3rd edition of IGNITE! Festival of Contemporary Dance in New Delhi from 13-18 January 2015. IGNITE! is…

book reading at Tasmai

Author Sabarna Roy will read from some of his books at Tasmai, on September 5th at 6 pm. Tasmai is an art gallery in Kuruchikuppam, Puducherry.

painting landscapes with water colours – workshop

KALA KENDRA BHARAT NIVAS PAVILION OF INDIA presents WORKSHOP: 'Painting landscapes with water colours' All are invited to join in for the workshop: 'Painting landscapes with water colours', being organised by Kala Kendra on Saturday, 6th September. Renown artist D. Tiroumale, B.F.A., from Pondicherry, whose exhibition 'Dreamy' is on display…

meet the artist: Bose Krishnamachari

KALA KENDRA BHARAT NIVAS PAVILION OF INDIA as part of Kerala Week at Bharat Nivas Wednesday: 3rd September, 2014 Meet the Artist : 3.00 - 4.30 pm KALA KENDRA Artists gathering to meet Bose Krishnamachari An artist and independent curator, Krishnamachari’s diverse artistic and curatorial practice includes drawing, painting, sculpture,…

Kerala Week at Bharat Nivas campus

Bharat Nivas campus invites you for a Kerala Week, to coincide with the Onam Festival that happens at this time of the year. This mini-fest brings together dance, folk theatre, Kalaripayet and drums, as well as films and presentations on its cultural journey and contemporary art spread across different venues.…

Art Break Day

When: Friday, September 5th, from 9 am to 5 pm Where: Next to Dreamer's Café at the Visitor's Centre Who: Everyone is welcome! For school groups of 8+ participants, please book a slot by emailing krupa@auroville.org.in, to help make sure everyone can enjoy! What: Make art for FREE! Auroville will…

Greetings from ONE ASIA

Greetings from the ONE ASIA project Team ! We are happy to inform you that “ONE ASIA 2014 in Taipei” is taking place from 25th October to 5th November in Taipei. The dream of “ONE ASIA" is to bring Asia together on one platform through Art and Culture , as…

Help build the Sankalpa Art Center

from Krupa Jhaveri: Help us build our art center! Our crowdfunding campaign is now live, please watch our video which creatively explains and advocates for art therapy. We had fun making puppets and illustrating an adaptation of the story of Art Therapy & the Elephant. We hope this campaign will…

Domestic Radio Orchestra Experimental Concert of Transistors

Domestic Radio Orchestra Experimental Concert of Transistors Symphony of soundwaves time: Saturday, 30th August 2014, 8 pm place: SAWCHU   Listen and participate by bringing your own portable radio set We will play this unique one hour piece created and performed for the first time in Auroville 8 radios will…

Trovadores in August

​T​ROVADORES IN AUGUST​ ​As every month, we meet the last Friday of the Month to read poems and sing songs, of our own or the ones we like; in different Languages. This month we are going to get in a lot of languages : "One day we will sing together"...…

next Art Chakra

Art Chakra is a biweekly event that provides an interactive space for all the volunteers of Auroville to express their artistic side. Mission To create an open platform at Kala Kendra for Auroville Volunteers for skill exchange and appreciation of art as a way of expression of inner self. Art…

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,…

Dreamy – a solo art exhibition by D. Tiroumale

GALLERY SQUARE CIRCLE KALA KENDRA PRESENTS DREAMY AN EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS BY D. TIROUMALE 23 AUGUST - 19 SEPTEMBER , 2014     OPENING ON: SATURDAY, 23RD AUGUST, 2014 5.00 PM OPEN DAILY: 9 AM TILL 5 PM CLOSED ON SUNDAYS AT GALLERY SQUARE CIRCLE KALA KENDRA BHARAT NIVAS PAVILION…

children songs in 4 languages

We want to bring the following fund seeking project to your attention: CHILDREN SONGS IN 4 LANGUAGES Since two months we are in the process of recording songs for children in Sanskrit, Tamil, English and French. Even though we received some contribution towards this beautiful project we need much more…

NH8 – Road Kings

News from PondyART: Peter Kabel’s show NH8 – ROAD KINGS opens Thursday, August 14, at 5 pm at the Old Distillery on the Beach Road in Pondicherry. Stop by and see PONDY ART’s next effort to build awareness of an issue challenging India today! Show is open and free to the…

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…

Concerts by Jan V. Vanek and Estelle Koluda

Four concerts by Jan V. Vanek and Estelle Koluda will take place in Auroville and Pondicherry the coming week: Saturday, 9th August: concert, 8 pm, CRIPA, Kalabhumi, Auroville. Sunday, 10th August: concert 10.30 am, Hall of Harmony, Sri Aurobindo Ashram School, Pondicherry Tuesday, 12th August: 7.30pm Unity Pavilion, Auroville: musical…

Somewhat Like A Balloon

Just Theatre presents ‘Somewhat Like a Balloon’, a devised performance. A boy wakes up one morning to find his father missing, and begins a journey from home in search of him. Directed by Vinod Ravindran.       time: 9th August at 7 pm place: Adishakti Theatre, Edayanchavadi Road, Auroville…

Barcode – art in progress

See images of the collaborative art project BARCODE, currently taking place at SAWCHU, Bharat Nivas. Adil Writer, Nicole Rene Alexander and photographer Umeed are the artists involved.        

triple theatre week-end

Adishakti will present three of their latest theatre plays on the coming week-end at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium. Saturday, 2nd August 2014, 8 pm The Tenth Head Sunday, 3rd August, 2014, 7 pm Nidravatwam followed by Hanuman Ramayana find more details on the posters below (click to enlarge)  

British Coucil India scholarships for 2015-16

British Council India calls for applications for the Charles Wallace India Trust Awards. Charles Wallace India Trust invites applications from early to mid career artists, art practitioners and heritage conservators for 2015 - 16. Deadline for application: 15 November 2014   link: http://www.britishcouncil.in/study-uk/scholarships/charles-wallace-trust/long-term

art residencies in Korea and Bali

Aurovilian ceramic artists Priya Sundaravalli and Adil Writer talk about their recent art residencies in Korea and Bali. two presentations, 30 minutes each time: Tuesday, 29th July, 4:30 pm place: MMC Auditorium, Town Hall

Ragas for Coltrane & Cage – paintings by Juergen Puetz

GALLERY SQUARE CIRCLE KALA KENDRA PRESENTS RAGAS FOR COLTRANE & CAGE AN EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS BY JUERGEN PUETZ 26 JULY - 17 AUGUST, 2014 OPENING ON: SATURDAY 26TH OF JULY, 2014 4.30 PM AT GALLERY SQUARE CIRCLE KALA KENDRA BHARAT NIVAS PAVILION OF INDIA AUROVILLE ALL ARE WELCOME

Art Chakra invites volunteers of Auroville

Hey Auroville Volunteers! What you upto 10:30 am, Sunday the 3rd Aug? Come join us at ART CHAKRA Art Chakra is an interactive space for all the volunteers of Auroville to express their artistic side in an informal and non-judgemental environment. Whatever be your medium of artistic expression- photography, painting,…

3 art projects seeking funds

We'd like to bring to your attention these 3 art projects currently seeking for funds, all part of this new Auroville fundraising webpage: The Baul Festival The Baul Festival will take place in Auroville in mid October 2014. It will comprise of 3 nights of open air performances and 4…

Trovadores in July

TROVADORES IN JULY​ Once more we join the WORLD POETRY MOVEMENT FOR 1000 years of PEACE. Reading poetry the last Friday of July. Bring your own poem or the ones you like or a song. If possible in your own language. Get together with people from all over the world…

volunteer needed for Neelanjani Visual Art Center

Dear Community, Neelanjani Visual Art Center is looking for a committed long term volunteer, Newcomer or Aurovillian to help us manage the interim space we have been allocated by the Visitors Center to show and sell our work. But also there is a very interesting opportunity to become involved with…

Infinity Papers – new book by Anuradha Majumdar

Anuradha Majumdar's new YA book, Infinity Papers, the second of the Infinity adventures is now in the Auroville Library. A few more copies are in Auroville school libraries. About the book: The discovery of a mysterious crystal rock sets three extraordinary young children Marina, Gautam, and Tenzin on an epic journey…

participation in the AV Singing Festival 2014

AV SINGING FESTIVAL 2014 One community One family Coming back from our summer vacation we will continue to organize our Auroville Singing Festival. It will be on the 10th and 11th of October (7~9pm) in Bharat Nivas. A new challenge, a new stage in a new form... It will bring…

music workshop with Bombay Jayashri

News from Adishakti: A 5-day music workshop with renowned artist Bombay Jayashri and her faculty senior students will take place at Adishakti Campus August 24 - 28 from 6 am to 9 pm. Find more information on the flyer below (click to enlarge):

Sebastian Cortés photo exhibition @ Tasveer Gallery

Aurovilian photographer Sebastian Cortés exhibits his series Sidhpur: Time Present Time Past at Tasveer Gallery in Bangalore. link: http://www.tasveerarts.com/exhibitions/SC/ exhibition schedule: 07 August - 28 August 2014 Monday to Saturday 10.00 am – 6.00 pm address: Tasveer Gallery Sua House 26/1 Karturba Cross Road Bangalore 560001

bangaloREsidency for German artists

Goethe-Institut Bangalore is calling for proposals for their next bangaloREsidency programme. Applications are invited from artists living and working in Germany, fluent in both German and English, and looking for a stint in an expanding global metropolis like Bangalore to complete or complement a particular art project. The bangaloREsidency programme…

Priya Sundaravalli sends news from Korea

Dear friends I wanted to share some news from Korea with all of you. My time in Korea as an artist-in-residence at the Clayarch Gimhae museum is coming to an end. It has been a time of experimentation, learning and now, exhaustion...! And I am very much looking forward to…

Auroville publications for the Kolkata Book Fair 2015

Auroville Art Service is proud to announce that publications made in Auroville will be presented at the International Kolkata Book Fair in January 2015. We ask all Auroville artists with publication works to please get in touch with us to have their books presented. The International Kolkata Book Fair is…

The Jazz Music Festival in Chennai

News from the Madras Jazz Festival: It's on the 7th and 8th of June. All are welcome! The festival is set at the Phoenix Market City, Vellachery Chennai. For more information go to the Madras Jazz Festival's facebook site.

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…

The Pondy Street Show

It happend on Saturday, May 24th at Gandhi Thidal, Pondicherry. Initiated by the Auroville Art Service & INTACH Pondicherry with the support of the Puducherry Department of Tourism.

MAgzAV # 8 – Pondyville / Aurocherry

Finally out now: Issue # 8 of Auroville's most irregular appearing art & culture magazine called MAgzAV. The topic this time: Pondyville / Aurocherry. The printed issues can be picked up in Auroville at the PTDC. They will also be available at the Visitors Centre. In case you are not…

actors’ workshop at Adishakti

Greetings from Adishakti! ​W​e are happy to announce that our Actors' workshop "Source of Performance Energy" will be conducted from 15th to 25th of June 2014. Since we have limited seats available, do let us know at the earliest to block your slot. Warm regards, ​Vinay Kumar   www.adishaktitheatrearts.com

stop-motion animation 1-week workshop

The AVFF EOP (Auroville Film Festival Educational Outreach Programme) would like to offer a 1 week stop-motion animation workshop to anyone, of any age. The timings will be 9a.m to noon, Monday 19th May to Friday 23rd May 2014. The workshop will mostly take place in Future School, with a…

Hufreesh – open studio

Hufreesh invites: This weekend I am having an Open studio and it is my pleasure to invite you to visit my new studio and enjoy my Artworks. Please do come on any of the three days that suits you best. time: from Thursday May 8 to Saturday May 10 from…

Centre d’Art – Citadines

  Centre d'Art - Citadines is an art space at the ground level of one of the Citadines apartment buildings.It is used as an art gallery for temporary and permanent exhibitions and includes a room for video projections.   ABOUT CENTRE D’ART Centre d’Art was the vision of Dominique Darr…

Writers’ Bloc 4 – residential playwriting workshop

32 playwrights have emerged. 32 exciting new plays created. 3 successful festivals. 100 rocking shows. British Council and Rage once again bring the Royal Court Theatre, London, to town. Presenting Writers' Bloc 4 The only playwriting programme in India with the script at the centre of the theatrical process. Send…

Arts Practice Programme and more by IFA

  India Foundation for the Arts calls for applications for their Arts Practice Programme Note The Extending Arts Practice and New Performance programmes were reviewed in 2013 by a panel of experts comprising of Sadanand Menon, Madhusree Dutta, Shubha Mudgal, and Vivan Sundaram. As input to the review process, we…

your art @ Neelanjani Open Art Space

Neelanjani Auroville Visual Artists Center is happy to announce the opening of a temporary Open Art Space at the Visitor's Center. While we continue in our efforts to raise funds for the planned gallery upstairs, we are initiating a small collective space to display, promote, and sell Auroville art. The Visitor's Center Team has kindly…

Exhibition of paintings by Carla Sello: Mandala

Gallery Square Circle invites you to an exhibition of works by: CARLA SELLO M A N D A L A May 02 - 16, 2014 open daily 9 am till 5 pm inauguration Friday, May 2nd, 2014 @ 4.30 PM     ALL ARE WELCOME   GALLERY SQUARE CIRCLE KALA…

The Tenth Head

On the 7th and 8th of May at 7pm Adishakti will show a new version of its latest production The Tenth Head. We invite you to view it. For those who might come from places far away from Pondicherry, such as Chennai or Bangalore, we offer you the show, dinner…

masterclass scriptwriting for films by Anurag Kashyap

News from Adishakti Master Classes: Writers! Here it is! A never before opportunity. A MASTERCLASS ON SCRIPTWRITING FOR FILMS BY ANURAG KASHYAP FROM DESIGN TO PERFORMANCE Whether you are a scriptwriter dreaming of writing that award winning script or someone bristling with ideas but not knowing how to go ahead…

Prestigious Award for Ireno Guerci

Ireno Guerci, an Aurovilian artist and photographer, has been announced as the 2014 recipient of the prestigious "LericiPea" - Ligurian Poets and Artists in the World – award. Liguria is a region of north-western Italy, and every year, the prize is awarded to an artist who is honouring his/her Ligurian…

Films that develop the theme of Human Unity

The Auroville Film Festival ’15 is looking for suggestions of films that develop the theme of human unity and have been produced from January 2012 onwards. As we all know, unity refers to that which is one and cannot be divided; associated with humanity it refers to all that is…

RED – Fund-raising exhibition for Neelanjani Visual Art Centre

The NEELANJANI auroville visual art centre's fund-raising exhibition, RED, opens at GALLERY SQUARE CIRCLE at KALA KENDRA / BHARAT NIWAS on sunday the 2nd of march 2014, at 4pm. artists, aurovilian or otherwise, who have (or for some reason, have not sent in their confirmations, may bring their works to…

MAgzAV

MAgzAV is an Art & Culture magazine published irregularly since October 2010. (The first two issues were still simply called Art & Culture). MAgzAV wants to be a vehicle that articulates the emerging culture of Auroville. The magazine is provided for free as printed version within Auroville. All issues can…

Matt Littlewood

Originally from UK, currently living in Auroville, India. Jazz saxophonist, pianist, composer and music teacher. Studied music at Exeter University UK. An active member of the Indian Jazz and World music scene. Bands that I play for: www.refugemusic.in krishnastemplerock.com facebook.com/radha.thomas www.jazzinindia.com/jaco-pastorius-tribute   contact: e-mail: matt-jazz [at] hotmail.com links: blogs with…

Shakti Dance School

AuroTejas created the Shakti Dance School where she offers Odissi, East Indian Classical Dance Instruction & Performance. For updated information on locations and timings of retreats, workshops, classes and performances, go to: facebook.com/ShaktiDanceSchool         contact: e-mail: aurotejas [at] yahoo.com mobile: (91) 9442526287 link: facebook.com/ShaktiDanceSchool

Auroville Capoeira

We focus on discovering the inherent nature of the body through the Capoeira world guided by the sound of the instrument set. As perpetual art of improvisation, Capoeira can sometime be hard or soft, fast or slow, subtle or flashy, ridiculous or serious,... It is a representation of the world…

Sam (mas.edolah.suweli)

Being an autodidact music composer, I create electronic music since 1998. Whether it is electroscape, techno, hip-hop or raggaeton I create pieces, remix tracks and perform live sets made to dance or simply to be appreciated as a painted adventure. Another side of my creative self is Capoeira. I started…

Chloe Sanchez

Chloe travels between Auroville and France where she composes sounds for performing art, radio and documentary. Producer and director for Radio France (French National Radio), she has also created the Hand Made Radio Art (Collective Labo-radiophonic live performance). In September 2013 she joined the composition class of electroacoustic music at…

Visitor’s Centre

The Visitor's Centre complex includes an outdoor stage with terraced sitting space and various other audience opportunities around it. It is primarily used for dance-, theatre- and music performances but also for poetry reading, fashion shows, milongas, etc...           outdoor stage area size: 8m x 10m…

One Asia project

ONE ASIA project is dedicated to Human Unity. We are a non-commercial enterprise started in Auroville, India in 2010. Our aim is to present Asia’s cultural richness and profound spirituality to the world in order to create a new cultural milieu.         contact: e-mail: contact [at] oneasiaproject.org…

Sri Aurobindo Auditorium

Part of the Bharat Nivas complex, the Sri Aurobindo Auditorium is a huge facility offering an excellent space for holding cultural programs. One of the primary event venues in the city, the auditorium is frequently witness to a wide variety of events ranging from dance and theater performances to major…

Vérité Integral Learning Centre (ILC)

Vérité (French for “truth”) is a multi-faceted project within Auroville, the international “city for human unity” founded in 1968, based on the principles of Mother and Sri Aurobindo’s Integral Yoga. Since its inception in 1985, Vérité has focused on ecological concerns, health and wellness, collective process and spiritual “practice-in-action” in…

Valeria Raso Matsumoto

Ikebana is the Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement. It is a disciplined art form where the arrangement is a living thing in which nature and humanity are brought together. It is steeped in the philosophy of developing closeness with nature. As is true of all other arts, Ikebana is creative…

Yatra Art & Culture Foundation

managed by  Yatra E. Srinivassan The Yatra Art & Culture Foundation promotes education through the arts, offering academic support and arts classes to area village children. Evening Tuition and English classes support the children’s studies, while Bharatanatyam dance, veena, Carnatic singing, painting and drama classes encourage exploration in both traditional…

Savitri Bhavan

Savitri Bhavan is dedicated to fostering Human Unity through spiritual education based on the teachings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. This centre collects, develops, disseminates and displays materials to increase understanding of the lives and work of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother and the aims and ideals of Auroville.…

Suryan Stettner

Suryan is a self styled singer/songwriter of contemporary western music, fusing many genres to create his sound. Conceived and brought up in Auroville, his parents (German and English) met and settled in Auroville in the early 70's. He has also studied and worked abroad for much of his life.  …

Serge Scarnato alias Sukhino

To speak about myself is not what I like the most, but to let art and music express the feelings of what is difficult to speak about, the hidden. To employ poetry and images to reveal deeper emotions, different perceptions and yet to be grounded on earth, is a key…

Pitanga Cultural Centre

Pitanga is a cultural centre dedicated to serving the development and enhancement of physical education and cultural activities for children and adult residents of Auroville in the light of Mother's and Sri Aurobindo. Pitanga has an foyer area that makes an intimate exhibition space. contact: e-mail: pitanga [at] auroville.org.in address:…

Rolf Lieser

Born: 17 April 1954 in Trier, Germany. I studied Vis.Com./Arts in Germany and worked as Graphic Designer in Advertisement Agencies. After coming to Auroville in 1981, I continued design work including book publications, exhibitions and graphics. Since 1984, I worked in various art-forms: - Oil Painting (with exhibitions in Auroville,…

Tuning to Harmony with Russian Singing Bells

facilitated by artist Vera Lipen. I offer weekly Tuning to Harmony programs with the Russian Singing Bells. These are open interactive musical programs consisting of two parts. First part - listening. Meditative sounds of these unique bells lead us into the state of inner peace and silence. The resonance with…

Vera Lipen

In the silent regions of my mind, in the deep harmony of my heart, where sounds are tangible, an intimate voice speaks to me of the wonders of the Unimaginable; it hums, sings, resonates, dances in me… Music awakens the feeling of deep love and joy in me and the…

CRIPA

CRIPA is a large scale rehearsal space (300 m2), designed acoustically and practically so that it is beneficial to all the disciplines. The initial parameters included a timber-floored space with variable acoustic treatment, a piano, storage room, toilets, cushions, chairs….. Dimmer with 12 spotlights 34 tube lights UPS 48 volts//…

Nuria Casanova

Singer, choir director and music teacher. I studied classical singing, piano and musicology at the University in Barcelona. Throughout the years I have continued studying with teachers specialized in different musical styles. Since 1991 I have performed as a classical singer and in recent years I have expanded into the…

Miraculous Productions

Miraculous Productions assembles theatre like somebody leaping off a cliff assembles an aircraft. Desperate, hairy, fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants and highly improbable. Our crack team of highly talented and very small children laugh in the face of the impossible and don't know the meaning of the words "stage fright". If we have seen…

Janaka House

managed by Jocelyn. Apart from being the house where I live, Janaka house is one of the most beautiful houses in Auroville and contains a collection of art from this studio here and other artists in Auroville. People who would like to visit the house and see the art are…

Auroville Film Festival

The Auroville Film Festival is a biennial festival that takes place in every odd numbered year. The aim of the Auroville Film Festival is to connect with people and cultures within and beyond Auroville and to further the aspiration of human unity by showcasing films that develop the theme of human…

Aurofilm

Aurofilm proposes educational, cultural and artistic means for developing taste and discernment. Through research, film making, regular film shows conferences and workshops, our aim is to give the audience and participants an opening into the world’s cultures and forms of expression, and to foster creativity. We welcome interested visitors with…

ARKA

ARKA is a research project of S.A.I.I.E.R (Sri Aurobindo International Institute of Educational Research). It is an innovative social project of Auroville that wants to redefine the concept of aging as described by the Mother. ARKA is an holistic centre creating an environment in which seniors can dedicate themselves to…

National Painters Camp

The Auroville Art Service facilitated a National Painters Camp in Sri Ma, a beach community of Auroville from March 22nd- 27th, 2013. All were welcome to view the camp daily. The final works are on display in Auroville at Gallery Square Circle from April 1st to April 5th. Participating Artists: Sri…

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…