Making Space for Introspection at AF Bhopal

An artwork from Sumit Shinde's exhibition 'Introspection' at AF Bhopal

The network of Alliances Françaises in India and Nepal is a hotbed for cultural activity and is committed to ensuring that Art thrives in all its myriad forms. The gallery of Alliance Française de Bhopal is no exception and has been a potent platform for both upcoming and veteran artists to display their works. Recently, the […]

Learning 2.0 with Alliance Française’s New Online Tool

IMG_20170825_152632875

Read this article in French/Lire cet article en français Announced in 2015 by the Fondation Alliance Française, the pedagogic aspect of the project Alliance 2020 aims – amongst other things – at evolving the courses offered and the recurring training of Alliances Françaises around the world by using digital technology. By proposing an online tool for […]

Beyond the Gender Binary

Marching with Pride!

In India, Hijras (officially recognized as the third gender since 2014) have long been the recipients of a discordant variety of treatments from the population. Traditionally, they are sought for blessings during religious ceremonies and auspicious occasions. However, they are frequently victims of violence, discrimination and downright disdain in everyday life. Much like the wider LGBTQ community, […]

Entrance To The Earth At AF Bhopal

Some of the works on display

Alliance Française de Bhopal recently hosted a three-day exhibition of paintings entitled The Entrance to the Earth by the Polish artist Anna Krzemińska. Inaugurated on March 1, the exhibition consisted of 15 works by Krzemińska who has done her PhD at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw with painting and artistic textiles as specialization. Krzemińska […]

Apprentissage 2.0 du français en Inde et au Népal

IMG_20170825_152632875

Read this article in English/Lire cet article en anglais Annoncé dès 2015 par la Fondation Alliance Française, le projet Alliance 2020 vise, sur son volet pédagogique, à faire évoluer l’offre de cours et de formation continue du réseau mondial des Alliances Françaises, grâce notamment au numérique. En proposant aujourd’hui un dispositif d’apprentissage à distance, la […]

French Touch at Simhastha Kumbh Mahaparv

The Jazz Trio at Simhasth Kumbh Mahaparv - 2016

The Simhastha Kumbh Mahaparv organised by the Department of Culture, Government of Madhya Pradesh is an unrivalled celebration in India. It is one of the four principal Kumbh Melas which are the largest spiritual gatherings in the world. The celebration takes place once every twelve years and is celebrated by taking a holy dip in the […]

Stagiaire Speaks – Julie Menat at Alliance Française de Bhopal

1

For several years, the 14 Alliance Françaises in India and Nepal have strived towards creating a real dialogue and meaningful exchange across local and French cultures. This is achieved by teaching the French language and through diverse cultural and educational initiatives. Every year, these fourteen Alliances host stagiares or interns from France for different job […]

Merope Strikes a Chord

Artists of Merope

On the occasion of Christmas, Alliance Française de Bhopal was part of the famous Tansen Music Festival. This festival offers a unique platform to many Indian as well as international artists to showcase their talent. This year, AF Bhopal invited Merope – a European music band to perform at the festival in Gwalior. The Tansen Music Festival is a […]

En quête perpétuelle

254902_450951621609213_2079187571_n

A l’occasion de l’exposition du trio de peintres, Akhilesh, Harshwardhan Swaminathan et Manish Pushkale et du récital de poésie de l’éminent poète Kamlesh à l’Alliance Française de Bhopal le 24 novembre dernier, les artistes nous ont livré, lors d’un entretien animé et passionné, leur réflexion sur leur processus de création et les passerelles qui relient […]

E(art)h forms

mag poterie1

The historic and beautiful Gauhar Mahal of Bhopal was a transformed sight during the last week of November 2012. The recently concluded “Potters’ Market” brought together potters from across the country and was a treat for the artist, the connoisseur and the layman in equal measure. Clay has somehow always attracted man, across centuries, from […]

Rédaction

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 ...