Programme

India Art Fair. Photo credit, Jeetin Sharma © 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

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Pichwai: An Ongoing Tradition

20 December 2019 -

Arts of the Earth, No. 1, Ground floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi, India

Arts of the Earth is committed to keeping alive India’s culturally rich vernacular traditions. This exhibition is an attempt reviving Pichwais – devotional  paintings done on…

Pichwai: An Ongoing Tradition

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Terranum Nuncius: A Solo Exhibition by Jitish Kallat

10 January 2020 -

Famous Studio, 20 Dr. E. Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

After a gap of five years Jitish Kallat will present Terranum Nuncius, a solo exhibition at the Famous Studio in Mumbai co-hosted by Nature Morte…

Terranum Nuncius: A Solo Exhibition by Jitish Kallat

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Queering Culture: Film Screening & Discussion

28 January 2020

5pm – 8pm, The Manor, 77, Mathura Road, Friends Colony West, New Delhi, India

Culture has been the site of negotiation, co-option, celebration and struggle – and queerness’ relationship with culture spans all four. Film, literature, academia and performance…

Queering Culture: Film Screening & Discussion

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Ecstasy in Suffering: A Solo Show by Somnath Hore

23 January 2020 -

Visual Art Gallery & Open Palm Court, India Habitat Center, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India

Culled from The Savara Foundation for the Arts (SFA) deep repository of Works on Paper of the late Bengal Master Somnath Hore, this exhibition comprising…

Ecstasy in Suffering: A Solo Show by Somnath Hore

Performance Art

Maya Krishna Rao: Loose Woman

31 January 2020

2.30pm — 3.15pm, Auditorium, India Art Fair Grounds

Loose Woman – directed and performed by Maya Krishna Rao – is the travels of a woman through life and across media. These are short,…

Maya Krishna Rao: Loose Woman

Artists in Residence

Collective Collage Workshop with Ghiora Aharoni

31 January 2020

2.30pm — 3.30pm, Learning Space, IAF Bookshop & Cafe

Inspired by the Surrealist art practice of the cadavre exquis—a collaborative approach to art making—New York artist Ghiora Aharoni will guide participants in making a…

Collective Collage Workshop with Ghiora Aharoni

Auditorium Talks

The Warhol Talk with Thomas Girst and Jose Carlos Diaz

31 January 2020

3.30pm — 4.15pm, Auditorium, India Art Fair Grounds

BMW Group’s Head of Cultural Engagement, Dr. Thomas Girst, and Curator of The Andy Warhol Museum, Jose Carlos Diaz, share lesser-known facets of Andy Warhol’s…

The Warhol Talk with Thomas Girst and Jose Carlos Diaz

Auditorium Talks

Counter Strategies: Alternative Art Spaces in Asia

31 January 2020

4.30pm — 5.15pm, Auditorium, India Art Fair Grounds

Cultural managers Meta Moeng, Radha Mahendru and Virkein Dhar exchange views on creating alternative art spaces off the beaten track that provoke, subvert, and question…

Counter Strategies: Alternative Art Spaces in Asia