Medculture – Call for applications

Please follow the links below for available grants in various fields: Arte Laguna Prize Climate Change Award 2016 - 2017 New Technological Art Award Anna Lindh Foundation Arts Bioarctica Residency Call World Cultures Connect Streamers 2016 Prize for Works in Progress 31st International Choreographer Competition Hanover

The Asian Cultural Council Grants

  The Asian Cultural Council's online application form is now open, and the deadline to apply will be December 1st, 2016. To apply, you must be a registered nonprofit organization. Organizations without non-profit status must apply through a fiscal sponsor. Commercial and for-profit entities are not eligible to apply. Since…

Rendezvous with Vijayanagar – Inner Space… Outer Space…

RENDEZVOUS WITH VIJAYANAGAR - Inner Space… Outer Space… A camp for ceramic artists and sculptors Sept 12 - 27th 12 artists from Auroville and the bioregion have been invited to participate in a ceramic and sculpture camp hosted by JSW Foundation at JSW Steel Ltd (Vijayanagar Works), Vidyanagar Township, Bellary…

Time for art for art’s sake

from The Hindu: Auroville’s Sankalpa Art Centre to host Art Break Day on Friday Art lovers will gather this weekend in Auroville to participate in a global initiative to dabble in free-form expression of ideas through shapes and colours. Auroville’s Sankalpa Art Centre is geared up to host Art Break…

Germany | WimmelResearch Fellowship open call

Deadline: September 1, 2016 Website: http://www.akademie-solitude.de/en/text-text-text~no3787/ The »WimmelResearch-Fellowship« will be awarded as part of a joint project between Robert Bosch GmbH, Akademie Schloss Solitude and Wimmelforschung. The collaboration is based on the development of Platform 12, an experimental space designed by the artistic duo Wimmelforschung in collaboration with Bosch as…

IFA Arts Practice programme

India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) is inviting proposals under its Arts Practice programme for the year 2016-2017. The Arts Practice programme supports critical practice in the arts. It encourages practitioners working across artistic disciplines to question existing notions through their practice. The programme seeks to establish a culture where…

the spirit of Neelanjani rises again

from Audrey: Here's the follow up, Neelanjani Friends! TO ALL VISUAL ARTISTS INTERESTED IN OUR MUTUAL CONCERNS You are invited to participate in a pot luck supper at Creativity on August 12, Thurs. at 6:30. The Spirit of Neelanjani rises again! I will send a reminder closer to the time…

UK – India 2017 Digital Open Call

from British Council: UK – India 2017 Digital Open Call In 2017, the UK and India will celebrate a major bilateral year of cultural exchange. India and the UK have a long and rich history. The India – UK Year will enrich relationships at all levels of society, their institutions…

free online courses

Free online courses at www.futurelearn.com       Choose from hundreds of free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations. Here 3 links to art & culture related categories:

Request for Proposals under Arts Research Programme

India Foundation for the Arts announces Request for Proposals under Arts Research Programme We are inviting proposals under our Arts Research programme from researchers and practitioners who are interested in undertaking research projects that could investigate marginalised or relatively unexplored areas; who intend to create spaces for dialogue between theory…

Invitation – FLUID 2016

Invitation - FLUID 2016 Dear Members of Auroville, We are a group of artists and art enthusiasts who have created a platform called FLUID which encourages and promotes offbeat arts and artists. Every year, offbeat artists from all over the country assemble in one place to display, promote and appreciate…

Sound Creation workshop with Chloé

SOUND CREATION WORKSHOP: RECORDING AND EDITING SOUND conducted by Chloé with the support of the French Pavilion Do you know that sound can be used as a way to express yourself and your creativity? By not making only music, but with sounds recorded around you. Like soundscape, birdsongs, wind through…

Create and Transform weekend workshops

Create and Transform A Weekend Immersion in Transformational Art February 21-22 or March 21-22, 9am to 5 pm Experience self-reflection, expression and discovery, spontaneity, relaxation and joy…all a result of opening the treasure chest within, through the creative process. Tia Pleiman, MA is an Art Therapist with 25 years’ experience…

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,…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.        

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…

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…

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…