Programme

India Art Fair 9. Photo credit, Jeetin Sharma. Courtesy of India Art Fair

India Art Fair 5. Photo credit, Jeetin Sharma. Courtesy of India Art Fair

India Art Fair 12. Photo credit, Jeetin Sharma. Courtesy of India Art Fair

The fair promotes cultural discourse through a broad and exciting line-up of large-scale installations, conversations, screenings, performances and live events, engaging diverse audiences with a wide spectrum of artistic practices. Over the years, the public programme has evolved to feature artists, speakers, and consultants from some of the world’s leading art organisations.

Full Programme

IAF Parallel

Thota Vaikuntam: Exclusive Drawings, Charcoals and Sculptures

February 15, 2019 -

Kalakriti Art Gallery, 468, Road Number 10, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, India

After a successful presentation of works by the Telangana born artist Thota Vaikuntam at India Art Fair, Kalakriti Art Gallery will now open a show in…

Thota Vaikuntam: Exclusive Drawings, Charcoals and Sculptures

Forum

The Hockney Talk

February 1, 2019

2.30pm – 3.15pm

Thomas Girst, Head of Cultural Engagement at the BMW Group, introduces David Hockney’s stunning 1995 BMW Art Car with Edith Devaney, Curator at the Royal…

The Hockney Talk

Curated Walks

The Performative in Art

February 2, 2019 -

Various timings

Focusing on the significance of gesture and movement, this walk will introduce the basics of performance — both in the form of performance art and…

The Performative in Art

Curated Walks

Architecturally Inspired

February 3, 2019

1.30pm – 2pm

In a fast growing global world, this curated walk provides a moment of reflection on the fragile relationship between our natural and built environments. The…

Architecturally Inspired

Curated Walks

To Belong

February 1, 2019 -

5.30pm – 6pm

This walk explores socially engaged art practices that are rooted in place and identity, and revisit our readings of communities, collective memory and social history.…

To Belong

Curated Walks

Mythology, Folklore and Sci-Fi

February 2, 2019 -

5pm – 5.30pm

This walk focuses on works that employ fiction and folkloric or fantastical storytelling as a way to correct written history, overcome trauma or empower marginal…

Mythology, Folklore and Sci-Fi

Curated Walks

The Moderns

February 2, 2019 -

1pm – 1.30pm & 5pm – 5.30pm

This will be a guided tour of several gallery booths, specialising in modern Indian art: Akara Art, Archer Art Gallery, Chawla Art Gallery, DAG, Dhoomimal…

The Moderns

Curated Walks

Photography Today

February 1, 2019 -

12.30pm – 1pm & 4.30pm – 5pm

Through key works exhibited at the fair, this walk will map new meanings of photography as a medium, especially considering recent developments digital media and…

Photography Today