Abstract Elements at Trivandrum

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The network of Alliances in India and Nepal does not limit itself to teaching French. It also fosters art and encourages artists by providing them a platform to display their works. Keeping in tune with this sentiment, Alliance Française de Trivandrum recently presented Elements – a group-exhibition showcasing 15 paintings by Deepa Ram, B Balagopalan, Ashok […]

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2016

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Founded in 2010, and held every year for the past six years, KASHISH is the first Indian LGBT festival to be held with the approval of the Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India. The festival attracts top-tier Bollywood celebrities, filmmakers, critics and academicians from India as well as many international guests from across the world. KASHISH believes […]

Young Talent Program at AF Bangalore

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Along with being the Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru can be also considered as an up-and-coming artistic hub. Indeed, many young artists are attempting to attract attention to their prodigious work in this metropolitan city. In the wake of its mission to promote culture, Alliance Française de Bangalore has decided to extend a helping hand to these creative geniuses […]

In Light He Trusts!

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Early Dec 2015, Marko 93, a French graffiti artist and light painter wrapped up his India tour that spanned 10 cities over 45 odd days – Delhi, Chandigarh, Calcutta, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Pune, Bombay, Trivandrum, Chennai and Pondicherry. This tour was organized by the Alliance Française de Bangalore for the Alliance Française India network. Marko hails from District 93 […]

Alternate Cinema

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Time after time, mainstream blockbuster films, whether in Hollywood or Bollywood, have continually eclipsed the visibility of lesser-known films that come within the domain of alternate cinema. These  small budget ‘art’ films, which are designed more for their aesthetic appeal than for their economic viability, focus primarily on the creative talents of their directors through […]

Dhobi ghat en images

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Guillaume Delacroix, journaliste collaborant au magazine Vanity Fair France, vit à Bombay depuis septembre 2013. Le 23 mai prochain aura lieu le vernissage de son exposition photographique Beating the dirt, à The Art Loft, Bandra, Mumbai.  Le titre de l’exposition, Beating the dirt (littéralement “vaincre la saleté”) renvoie à la tâche des hommes du Dhobi Ghat de […]

Eden électronique

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La fine équipe du collectif Bhavishyanvani Future Soundz lance les 28 et 30 mars 2014 leur premier festival: le bien nommé Eden aura lieu dans différents lieux de la capitale économique de l’Inde, Bombay/Mumbai. Ce festival célèbre les 15 ans du collectif franco-indien qui aura su multiplier dans la ville et en Inde, les soirées […]

Paroles des arbres

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La plasticienne française, Constance Fulda, est venue durant deux mois en Inde pour travailler en résidence artistique. Tournée vers la nature et notamment les arbres, son œuvre comporte tableaux, polyptyques et objets comme des paravents. Son travail explore avec un grand raffinement  les couleurs, les mouvements et les blessures des écorces des arbres. Découverte.  Le premier rapport […]

Patrick Rimoux, tailleur de lumière

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Déjà invité en Inde en 2013, pour le grand spectacle d’ouverture de Bonjour India à Delhi, Luminocity, Patrick Rimoux revient en 2014, cette fois-ci invité à l’India Art Fair, la plus grande foire indienne d’art contemporain.  En 2013, il avait illuminé Jantar Mantar, cette année, c’est le bâtiment de l’Alliance Française de Delhi qui profite […]

A French contribution

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“Art speaks a language of its own”, a quote thoroughly put into practice by Mr. Georges Rousse, a French artist who despite the language and culture barrier has set up a contemporary art workshop in the slum areas of Shivaji Nagar, Govandi with the help and support of the local NGO Apnalaya during the month […]

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Directeur de publication : Délégation Générale de la Fondation Alliance Française en Inde et au Népal

Rédacteur en chef : Laurent Elisio Bordier

Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

Rédacteurs, contributeurs : Guillaume, Abhirami, Alexandre, Chintan, Cléa, David, Eleonore, Elie, Kanika, Karine, Nita, Thomas, Malvika, Marie-Joëlle, Meera, Mayuri, Mitushi, Alice, Prutha, Romain, Ritika, Manas, Supriya ...