FICA is delighted to invite you to the Gram Dhara Chitra Utsav initiated by Shweta Bhattad. The project has been supported under the FICA Public Art Grant 2016.
We are happy to invite you all for India's "first Land Art Festival" which will start from 25th December to 31st December 2016 in Paradsinga village which is on the border of Maharashtra & Madhya Pradesh and 1 hour from Nagpur.
This November at Gram Art Residency 5 Artists from different states of India, 5 social workers working on farmer issues from Vidarbha region,one writer from Pune,one psychologist from Netherlands, one choreographer from Nagpur, a young singer & farmers & young volunteers from Paradsinga village came together to interact and collaborate with each other to create 7 important images talking about contemporary farming issues. These images which are growing in 7 different farms of Paradsinga village covering 24,500 sq ft farmland with red and green leafy vegetables.
We are celebrating this Land Art Festival, because we feel the strong need of celebrating new festival's which bring the community altogether at one stage beyond power, religion, cast to celebrate nature, life, soil & food...
This festival is also open for everyone to perform, paint, sing, sculpt, click, sow, farm, cook, stay, learn, enjoy and collaborate to make the festival more meaningful.
Please message, comment or mail us on firstname.lastname@example.org .If you are interested to be the part of Land Art Festival. For more details- www.gramartproject.org / M: 09373112912 / 09373112320