- A statement repeated during this moment of pandemic and lockdown highlights this as a time to pause and seriously consider how we, collectively, proceed.
Manifestos have often served as a means by which individuals and groups state intentions. Could manifestos play a role in how we envision the future and move forward at this moment? We will discuss manifestos as a form, critically consider the problems and potentials of manifesto-making in our present moment. In this participatory workshop, we take as many steps as possible to construct our own manifestos.
This online workshop is free, participatory in nature and involves working in groups. It will happen over two days and interested participants are expected to commit their presence on both the days and undertake some group work between sessions. The age limit for this workshop is 18 years and above. The workshop will explore the possibility of further collaborative work towards the end. To participate please register here - https://www.knma.in/next-step-manifest
Kush Badhwar is an interdisciplinary practitioner operating across media, art, cinematic and other social contexts. He is interested in ecology, including the life of sound and images across stretches of time and political change.
‘The Artists’ Way’ is a series of experimental workshops hosted virtually by KNMA and led by practicing artists who have been using workshops, different pedagogic and collaborative methods to develop projects and ideas. The series is imagined as an exploratory platform, with part pedagogic intent, raise new questions and doubts with playfulness and sometimes involving a collective/collaborative production towards the end of the workshop. This program is part of KNMA Education Outreach, with the focus on artistic research as new pedagogies of the future. Each workshop is unique, different in format, scope and methodology, wherein artists also share their related research with the participants.
‘The Artists’ Way’ program is outlined by Akansha Rastogi, with Madhurima Chaudhuri, Neha Tickoo, Rajshree Poonam Gupta and Priya Chandra.
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The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art
Established by art collector Kiran Nadar in 2010, the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA) is the first privately-funded museum of art exhibiting modern and contemporary works from India and the sub-continent. Located in New Delhi NCR, India’s capital city, KNMA hosts an ever-growing collection of artworks that both highlights a magnificent generation of 20th-century Indian painters from the post- Independence decades and engages with the different art practices of younger contemporaries.
Sponsored by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, KNMA is focused on bridging the gap between art and the public and fostering a museum-going culture in India. KNMA aims to become a place for confluence, dialogue and collaboration through its curatorial initiatives and exhibitions, school and college workshops, art appreciation discourses, symposiums, and public programs.
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