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

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

Workshops

City as Site: Radha Mahendru

1 February 2020

2pm — 3pm, Learning Space, India Art Fair Grounds

Cultural manager and curator Radha Mahendru talks about the role of art in creating space for civic dialogue, sharing innovative approaches to lead public interventions…

City as Site: Radha Mahendru

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

Workshops

Manisha Parekh on How to Make an Artwork with Waste Paper

1 February 2020

4pm — 5pm, Learning Space, IAF Bookshop & Cafe

Artist Manisha Parekh is also a paper aficionado. She cuts, pulps and presses her own paper, and her art, which spans drawing, collage and painting,…

Manisha Parekh on How to Make an Artwork with Waste Paper

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