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Dates for India Art Fair 2014 Announced

19 December 2013
Dates for India Art Fair 2014 Announced
Dates for India Art Fair 2014 Announced

 

India Art Fair is all set to host its sixth edition from 30 January to 2 February 2014 at the NSIC Exhibition Grounds in New Delhi.

Showcasing art projects, art book stores, curated walks, thematic eateries and an extensive collateral events schedule, the fair will be a platform for numerous local and international artists from every field. There will also be a speaker’s forum, where some of the biggest names in visual arts like Chris Dercon (director of the Tate Modern in London), Homi Bhabha (director of the Humanities Centre at Harvard) and Li Bing (owner of Beijing He Jing Yuan Art Museum in China) are scheduled to speak.

Slated to have 91 booths in total, the fair will see participation from 47 Indian galleries like Chemould Prescott Road (Mumbai), Cymroza Art Gallery (Mumbai), Latitude 28 (New Delhi), Experimenter (Kolkata), Shrishti Art Gallery (Hyderabad), to name a few, that will display traditional and modern cultural art practices including painting, sculpture, installation, performance art and new media.

As for international galleries, there will be returning ones from previous years as well as a few newcomers. France, England, Argentina, Portugal, Australia and China are just a few of the countries that are to be represented at the fair. 

The highlights of the event include a Mughal-inspired jewellery collection by designer Nirav Modi, excerpts from Dayanita Singh’s File Room series, and a video, photography and performance art installation by Portuguese artist Jose Garcia Miguel. Listen Up!, the first public sound art project to be launched in India, will also be part of the programme. Curated by Diana Campbell Betancourt and Tim Goossens and supported by 1after320 art projects, it is a city-wide installation to make sound art publicly accessible through cell phones.

The first day of the fair, 30 January 2014, will be a VIP event by invitation only. The remaining three days are open to all, from 2 to 8pm on 31 January and 1 February 2014 and 11am to 6pm on 2 February 2014.

For more information, visit www.indiaartfair.in

 

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