Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (FICA) partners with Art21 to host screenings of

Art 21 Season 6

of The Peabody Award-winning documentary "Art in the Twenty-First Century"

Venue: FICA Reading Room (D-42, Defence Colony, New Delhi 110024)
Dates: 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd December, 2012.
Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

In partnership with Art21, as part its Access '12 initiative, Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (FICA) will hold screenings of episodes from Season Six of "Art in the Twenty-First Century." Through in-depth profiles and interviews, the four-part series reveals the inspiration, vision and techniques behind the creative works of some of today's most thought-provoking artists.

Here is the detailed schedule along with synopsis of the episodes:

8th December (Saturday, 5:30-6:30pm)
Episode 2: Boundaries
This episode presents artists who synthesize disparate aesthetic traditions, present taboo subject matter, discover innovative uses of media, and explore the shape-shifting potential of the human figure. David Altmejd, assume vivid astro focus, Lynda Benglis, and Tabaimo are featured.

15th December (Saturday, 5:30-6:30pm)
Episode 3: History
In this episode, artists play with historical events, explore and expose commonly held assumptions about historic 'truth', and create narratives based on personal experiences. Marina Abramovic, Glenn Ligon, and Mary Reid Kelley are featured.

22nd December (Saturday, 5:30-6:30pm)
Episode 4: Balance
Through sculpture, paintings, and installations, the artists in this hour grapple with equilibrium and disequilibrium as they create highly structured works that challenge conventional notions of perception and representation. Rackstraw Downes, Robert Mangold, and Sarah Sze are featured.

Please note: Entry free, limited seating on a first come first serve basis.

Trailer for Season 6 of the Peabody Award-winning series, "Art in the Twenty-First Century." Featured artists include: Marina Abramovic, Ai Weiwei, David Altmejd, El Anatsui, assume vivid astro focus, Lynda Benglis, Rackstraw Downes, Glenn Ligon, Robert Mangold, Catherine Opie, Mary Reid Kelley, Sarah Sze, and Tabaimo.