Offering a public platform for dialogues and discussions, India Art Fair will feature a number of artist presentations, memorial lectures and conversations across the art world. Taking place in the newly envisioned Auditorium space, the programme celebrates critical experimentation and the incredible work of artists, curators, critics, collectors and institutions in India, South Asia and across the globe.

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

Auditorium Talks

When Artists Say ‘We’: A Talk by Naeem Mohaiemen and Pallavi Paul

31 January 2020

5.30pm — 6.15pm, Auditorium, India Art Fair Grounds

Contemporary artists Naeem Mohaiemen and Pallavi Paul discuss collectivity among cultural workers, as alternatives to an art market that often generates competition and rivalry. Naeem…

When Artists Say ‘We’: A Talk by Naeem Mohaiemen and Pallavi Paul

Auditorium Talks

Restitution and Repatriation of Cultural Objects

1 February 2020

11.30am — 12.15pm, Auditorium, India Art Fair Grounds

Curator and researcher Pramod Kumar KG talks about the life of confiscated artefacts and intangible practices, the process of restitution and repatriation and its impact…

Restitution and Repatriation of Cultural Objects

Auditorium Talks

We Do Not Dream Alone: Asia Triennial 2020

1 February 2020

12.30pm — 1.15pm Auditorium, India Art Fair Grounds

Asia Society’s Boon Hui Tan and Michelle Yun give a sneak-preview of the programme for the first-ever Asia Triennial all set to take over New…

We Do Not Dream Alone: Asia Triennial 2020

Auditorium Talks

Collective Learnings: Alternative Exhibitions in South Asia

1 February 2020

2pm — 2.45pm, Auditorium, India Art Fair Grounds

Amar Kanwar and NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati discuss ways to show art and create spaces for audience engagement given the challenges of limited infrastructure, growing political…

Collective Learnings: Alternative Exhibitions in South Asia

Auditorium Talks

Of Monsters and Men: Marcel Dzama in conversation with Dhruvi Acharya

1 February 2020

3pm — 3.45pm, Auditorium, India Art Fair Grounds

Artist Marcel Dzama talks to Dhruvi Acharya about his fantastical drawings and illustrations, most of which are inspired by and comment on everyday, real-world issues.…

Of Monsters and Men: Marcel Dzama in conversation with Dhruvi Acharya

Auditorium Talks

Collecting Asian Art: Dominique Levy and Radhika Chopra in Conversation with Boon Hui Tan

1 February 2020

4pm — 4.45pm, Auditorium, India Art Fair Grounds

Art patrons Dominique Levy and Radhika Chopra share their personal journey and reflect on current trends in collecting contemporary Asian art in a conversation moderated…

Collecting Asian Art: Dominique Levy and Radhika Chopra in Conversation with Boon Hui Tan