2 Mothers and 3 Daughters

from TASMAI: Dear Friends, Please see attachment for the exhibition inauguration on Saturday the 15th October followed by two weekends of workshops showcasing 3 generation ceramists. A rare occasion to catch!   Please note since we have limited space we would register the first 15 entries only for the workshop…

“Inner space” – oil paintings by Danasegar

from Kalinka: Dear all, This is the last day to visit the current exhibition by Yannick Cormier "Dravidian catharsis", so don't miss it !  The gallery is open until 8 pm. Next exhibition will open this Saturday, October 15:  "Inner space", oil paintings by Danasegar. You are cordially invited to…

Pondy Cultural Trail

Soulful Adventures, a brand new Puducherry-based travel firm launched a new walking tour of Puducherry's Tamil Quarter yesterday, September 17. Ashok Panda, co-convenor, INTACH, inaugurated the tour. The walking tour will be conducted on all Saturdays from 4 to 6 p.m Please find photos, brochure and press release below. For…

poetry session by Sabarna Roy

from TASMAI: Happy to invite you for the poetry session by poet Sabarna Roy on Sunday 11th September 6 to 7.30 p.m. at Tasmai. Kindly see attachment for details

Landscapes and Seascapes

from TASMAI: Solo painting show by P.Saravanan Inauguration on Thursday 8th September, 2016 at 5 p.m. Show continues upto 7th October, 2016 at TASMAI, a Centre for Art & Culture, 11, Advocate Chinna Tambi Street Between 2nd & 3rd Cross, Kuruchikuppam, Pondicherry – 12 All are cordially invited! Daily 3…

Artistic encounters

from the Deccan Herald: Artistic encounters GIRIDHAR KHASNIS, September 04, 2016 To inform & delight Seated in her studio-gallery on Advocate Chinna Tambi Street, Kirti Chandak, 45, sips green tea with self-made ragi cookies. Cheerful and lively, the visual artist doubles up as a curator, gallerist, activist and environmentalist. Kirti…

Water Proof – Kalinka Art Gallery

Kalinka Art Gallery will be showing works by Ireno Guerci (Auroville), Lalie Sorbet (Auroville) and Ronan Le Floc'h (France) as part of PONDY PHOTO 2016, please check the schedule and other informations on http://pondyphoto.com You are cordially invited to the opening on Saturday 27 from 6 to 8 pm. Kalinka…

PondyPHOTO 2016 opening

PondyPHOTO 2016 – WATER 26 August to 11 September The Old Port, Pondicherry - see event schedule below - If you like photography, you are in for something “grandiose” with the biennial PondyPHOTO festival starting the 26th of August at the Old Port in Pondicherry. And even if you are…

getting it out of my head

GETTING IT OUT OF MY HEAD “Take advantage of the privilege of viewing one of the most revered artists in India, K.G. Subramanyan at Tasmai Gallery in Puducherry. His latest 2015 and last works, 39 pieces of gouache on paper all the same size at first made me think---sameness. As…

Postcard Homage to Mani-da

from TASMAI: Postcard Homage to Mani-da (K.G.Subramayan) Among Mani-da’s many adorable habits was to respond to every letter he received with a handwritten letter – often with a little sketch or doodle. Every New Year he sent hand-drawn postcards to his friends and students. I am not sure how many…

Indianostrum Theatre fund-raising evening

Dear Friends, Greetings from Indianostrum Theatre! As you are aware we are running the theatre space of Indianostrum since January 2012. This was not possible without your generous support - as much as 50% of our budgetary expenses are covered by donations from patrons like you. We would need your…

PondyPHOTO 2016 – 15 days left

If you are on Facebook, then we are pretty sure you have noticed that we are running a Bitgiving campaign to raise funds to LIGHT THE FESTIVAL.  We really appreciate all the sharing that everyone is doing to help get the news out.  Thank you! Unfortunately though, sharing is not…

intensive theatre workshop by Clara Bauer

Indianostrum théâtre invites you to participate in an intensive theatre workshop by Clara Bauer, a theatre director from Europe. dates : 19, 20, 21 august 2016. time : 8 am to 11 am and 5 pm to 8 pm Place : Indianostrum theatre, Pondicherry Please call for more details 09578302087…

support PondyPHOTO 2016

PondyPHOTO, a biennale festival initiated by PondyART, is a platform where art and education attempt to break existing social barriers, by presenting visually impactful photography-oriented events focused on today’s social and environmental issues in public spaces. The theme for PondyPHOTO 2016 is WATER. It has been busy here and will…

Hanging Forest

from TASMAI: Dear Friends, Happy to invite to the inauguration of Hanging Forest on Friday the 29th of July at 5 p.m. A solo show by Swiss photographer Marie Elena Grandio. Please see attachments for further details.      

Note Away

Satsanga is happy to present a performance by the brass band Note Away, on Wednesday, 27th July, 8.30 pm. They are a band of 13 musicians who come from Marseilles and Lyon, all engineering students. Everybody is welcome! Check their story at www.noteaway-fanfare.org Snack menu and regular menu will be…

Beyond the Skin

paintings and photographs by Stéphanie Corne Opening on Friday, July 8, 2016 from 5 to 8 pm Exhibition from July 8 to August 21, 2016 Tuesday to Sunday 10 am to 1 pm and 3.30 to 8 pm 11, Bazar Saint Laurent Street, Pondicherry kalinkapondy@gmail.com 0413 - 23336976 www.kalinkagallery.com facebook:…

Intimate Lines

"Intimate Lines" Solo by Pradeep Kumar D M - Curated by Giridhar Khasnis Inauguration on Tuesday 28th June, at 5 p.m. Kindly see invite for more details. Looking forward to your presence. TASMAI      

colours shine for everybody

COLOURS SHINE FOR EVERYBODY!!! Inauguration on Friday 24th June, 2016 at 4 p.m. A Collective Art Exhibition by the SATYA SPECIAL SCHOOL students who worked together with happiness on the same canvas guided by French painter Matthieu CHARBONNEAU Exhibition continues up to June 26th,2016 All are cordially invited! at TASMAI,…

The Musical Body

Indianostrum Théâtre is delighted to present THE MUSICAL BODY A theatre workshop by Jean-Jacques Lemêtre of the Théâtre du Soleil, Paris. Date: 4, 5, 6, 7 August 2016. Venue: Indianostrum Théâtre, Pondicherry. Registration open Now. The workshop is for actors, dancers, singers and musicians, and anyone who is interested in…

PondyPHOTO 2016 crowdfunding

from PondyPHOTO 2016: Goooooood Morning (or evening depending) ! We are live!!!! Please visit our site at generosity.com! Become a CHANGEMAKER by contributing or sharing with friends and family! CROWDFUNDING Campaign for PondyPHOTO 2016 Usually photography is about where we are now, and where we’ve been. But PondyPHOTO this August,…

WATER, the 2nd edition of PondyPHOTO

from PondyART: We are looking forward to a great summer season especially towards the end of August when PondyART opens WATER, the 2nd edition of PondyPHOTO at the Old Port. Our program is really incredible and includes exhibitions, presentations, workshops, films, performances, an amazing youth outreach program and much more.…

Antra at Utah – a presentation

from TASMAI: ANTRA at Utah – a presentation On Sunday 15th of May, 2016 at 6.30 p.m. : approx 45 mts Antra Sinha was granted scholarship to pursue graduate studies in Ceramics at the Department of Art & Design, Utah State University. First time in the US, at Logan, 90…

Cow Image in Contemporary Art

Show extended up to Sunday 3rd April, 2016 All are cordially invited! TASMAI, 17, Advocate ChinnaTambi Street, Kuruchikuppam, Puducherry 605012 – India 00 91 (0)413 222 10 52 |tasmaipondy@gmail.com |www.tasmaipondy.com |3 to 7 p.m. daily | Closed on Monday

Talk by writer Saaz Aggarwal

A TALK BY SAAZ AGGARWAL Author of Sindh: Stories from a Vanished Homeland Date: Friday 11 March 2016 Time: 6pm onwards Venue: Palais de Mahe, No 4 Rue Bussy, Pondicherry Tea and snacks will be served before the event.

Shilpataru Art Event

Inauguration on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 5 p.m at ART BEAT daily 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Event continues up to Tuesday 8th March, 2016 73, Perumal Koil Street, Pondicherry - 605001 phone: 0413 2221052 | shilpataru@auromail.com | www.shilpataru.org 2nd to 5th March: Interactive discussions to identify the art…

Adishakti performs Ganapati in 5 cities

Dear Friends, We at Adishakti would like to wish you a Happy New Year. May this year be filled with enriching and prosperous experiences for you and your loved ones. Thank you for all your support and good wishes last year. Your encouragement helped us jump in line with a…

The India Theatre Program

from Adishakti: Dear Friends, We are very happy to announce that Adishakti will be hosting "The India Theatre Program" a residency program by The Drama School, Mumbai in its campus. If any body is interested please write to Ms. Ragini Khushwaha at itpcoordinator@thedramaschoolmumbai.in and kindly spread the word, with your…

Turning a New Leaf

from TASMAI: Happy to inform you the ongoing installation which we began on New Year's eve will be culminated this Friday. For those who have not yet seen, d'ont miss it. Wishes, Raj    

Nuances of Charcoal Drawing

from Tasmai: Dear Friends, Happy to inform you, that Bhargava will be conducting a workshop at Tasmai teaching the nuances of drawing in charcoal as part of his ongoing exhibition “Drawing from Life” dated the 12th of December up to the 20th of December, 2015 at Tasmai. Bhargava will guide…

Ziskakan in concert

Alliance Française Pondicherry presents Ziskakan, all the way from Réunion Islands. Performing at Alliance Française Audiotorium in Pondicherry. Tuesday, December 1st at 6:30 pm.

École Nomade – Travelling School – in Pondicherry

Indianostrum Theatre along with Alliance Française de Pondicherry, Puducherry Tourism and the French Embassy, are excited to announce that Ariane Mnouchkine, Europe’s foremost experimental theatre director, and twelve members of the radical collective Théâtre du Soleil, are bringing their École Nomade to Pondicherry. The workshop is open to all –…

Baul Festival at Aurodhan

Welcome to the Baul Festival at Aurodhan Pondicherry. The Bauls will be performing on Sunday, Oct 18, at 8.15 pm at the Kritashraya Garden. Their facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/BaulRetreat

Baul Retreat

ekathara kalari & Aurodhan present BAUL RETREAT 13th -18th October 2015 at Aurodhan Pondicherry Conducted by Baul Masters Shahjahan Munshi (Bangladesh) Parvathy Baul Biswanath Das Baul Lakshman Das Baul Nitai Chandra Das (Shree Khol) For enquiries and registration contact: ekatharakalari@gmail.com Venue: 33 rue francois martin Kuruchikuppam Pondicherry 605012

Passion Art by Oksana Tumadin

Welcome to an art exhibition by OKSANA TUMADIN, a russian artist. Have an opportunity to see a live show at the Aurodhan art gallery inauguration on August 19th @ 6.00pm The show continues from 20th Aug - 23rd Aug 2015

Human Rights Human Dignity Travelling Film Festival

Invitation Indianostrum is proud to host the Human Rights Human Dignity Travelling Film Festival,in Pondicherry. This record-breaking film festival in South East Asia is annually held in Myanmar every year. This Travelling Film Festival is one of the sub-activities of Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival. Human Rights Human…

“Amrita Sher-Gil” at Tasmai

TASMAI presents: Happy to invite you Sunday the 9th of August, 2015 for the screening of the film 'Amrita Sher-Gil' by Patrick CAZALS, at 6:30 p.m. duration - 60 mts at Tasmai, no. 17 Advocate Chinna Tambi Street (between 2nd and 3rd Cross), Kuruchikuppam as a part of the 'Self…

“India, Land of Light” by Olivier Barot

Visit the ongoing exhibition "India, Land of Light" by Olivier Barot presented at: Kalinka Art Gallery 14, Bazar Saint Laurent Street (first left after Hotel de l'Orient) Pondicherry 605 101 Tel: 709 49 56 976 kalinkapondy@gmail.com from August 4 to October 4 - Tuesday to Sunday - 10 am to…

exquisite needle work

Welcome to Aradhita's needle work show at the Aurodhan art gallery, inuguration on 8th @ 6.00pm, show from 9th Aug -12th Aug 2015.

Market Interactions at Tasmai Gallery

MARKET INTERACTIONS a solo show by Efrat Attias (artist in residence from Israel) A display of works done in Pondicherry during the one month residency at Tasmai and a tête-à-tête with the artist on the 5th April, 2015, Sunday from 4 p.m onwards Efrat Attias’ work is a series of…

Earth and Paint

Abstact paintings by Jürgen Pütz at Alliance Française, Pondicherry. Opening: Thu, April 2nd at 7 pm Open every day from 10.30 to 6.30 pm until April 30th

The Mirror and The Mask – Commedia dell’arte workshop

The Mirror and The Mask a Commedia dell'arte workshop conducted by Giovanni Pampiglione Giovanni Pampiglione is a director, actor, educator, and writer. He studied at the Sapienza University in Rome and at the Directing Department of the National Theater Academy in Warsaw. In 1980, he created L'Atelier di Formia, where…

Heritage of Family

PondyART presents Heritage of Family Tamil Portraiture 1880 - 1980 Opening Wednesday, February 25th on the IFP wall on Beach Road in Pondicherry on display until March 24th             contact: Pondy ART Kasha Vande, M. Arch. Cell: 979 1944 182

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…

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…

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…

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…

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/

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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/

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

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.

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…

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…

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):

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.