Call for applications for young curators | student's biennale 2016
FICA in collaboration with Kochi Biennale Foundation invites applications from young curators for the second edition of Student's Biennale. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2015. The project is supported by Tata Trusts, in association with Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (FICA) and Foundation for Indian Art and Education (FIAE).
EMERGING ARTIST AWARD 2015 | ANNOUNCING RECIPIENT | SHAILESH BR
FICA is delighted to announce that the Emerging Artist Award 2015 is being granted to Shailesh BR. The jury consisted of Belinder Dhanoa, Associate Professor, School of Culture and Creative Expressions, Ambedkar University Delhi; Susanta Mandal, Visual Artist; Riyas Komu, Artist and Director of Programmes, Kochi Muziris Biennale; Chandrika Grover, Director, Pro Helvetia - Swiss Arts Council, New Delhi; and Vidya Shivadas, Director, FICA.
Reading Images: Interpretations/Over-Interpretations
FICA Master Class with Rakhi Peswani
This workshop, as the title suggests, is about reading and interpreting images. A series of carefully selected images, from varied visual languages will be seen, dissected, elaborated and discussed; personal interpretations, will be compared and combined with structured information; subjectivity with objective analysis. The workshop will open up possibilities to re-view our reactions and catalyze our fragile sensations towards our visual world.
ILA DALMIA FICA RESEARCH GRANT 2015 | ANNOUNCING RECIPIENT | NOOPUR DESAI
FICA is delighted to announce the Ila Dalmia FICA Research Grant 2015 will be granted to Ms. Noopur Desai for her project titled “Formulating Dialogical Art: An Archival Project of Public Art Interventions”. The recipient of the grant was selected by a jury that included Shukla Sawant, Associate Professor, School of Arts and Aesthetic, JNU; Roobina Korade, Director and Chief Curator, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art; Yashodhara Dalmia, art historian and curator; and Vidya Shivadas, Director, FICA.