Homepage is a 6-week programme featuring exhibitions and projects facilitated by the Foundation, and an exciting line-up of talks and workshops focused on young artists, curators and art educators. As the title suggests the exhibition brings to a single site an array of art events and shows all focusing on key areas of FICA’s work in the arts that includes support, art education and outreach.
24 July - 6 September, 2014
Institutionalizing Practice and Practicing the Institution
06 September 2014 | 6pm | Vadehra Art Gallery
Presentation by Vasudha Thozhur, with Santhosh Sadanand as the discussant. As part of the current project of setting up a Fine Art department at the Shiv Nadar University in Greater Noida, this paper looks at curriculum-making and its outcome from a practice-based perspective. It examines ways of widening the scope as well as the depth of some of the perceptions that surround the attempt and at the possibility of structural change at the root of understanding terms that we commonly use.
DOCUMENTATION IN PRACTICE
30 August 2014 | 6pm | Vadehra Art Gallery
A lecture by Mrinalini Venkateshwaran (EKA - Cultural Resources and Research). This talk will focus on key aspects of documentation which is relevant to artists today, both as a means to record their own work and as a research tool. Mrinalini Venkateshwaran has a background in archaeology as well as museums. She has developed and implemented documentation and collections management systems for major museums and collections in India. She is Projects Manager at Eka Archiving Services, India's only museum consultancy.
Call for applications | FICA Public Art Grant 2014
FICA invites applications for the Public Art Grant 2014.
The Grant is aimed at supporting art projects located in the public realm in India. Through the grant, FICA aims to generate interest in public art projects, and initiate an open debate among artists, local communities and the larger public to engage with shared environments in new ways. The grant amount is Rs. 3 lakhs and the period of the grant is one year (01 Jan - 31 Dec 2015).
Deadline: 31 October 2014