Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Ten Ten Ten



The Blog is Coming Back to Life.

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In Meantime some of my design projects

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Saturday, March 31, 2012

Monday, January 30, 2012

TOKYO IS DREAMING





13 BCD
13 Basement
Hauz Khas Village
New Delhi


Friday, January 27, 2012

13 BCD


13 BCD to launch on Feburary 1st 2012
1st Gallery dedicated to Cinema in India
Criticism+Collaboration+Curating
Cinephilia In India
Kicks-Off

@ 13 BCD
Hauz Khas Village
New Delhi



Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Grange Prize


Gauri Gill, Nandini Valli, Elaine Stocki, Althea Thauberger, two each from India and Canada shortlisted for Canada's largest cast prize for photography. Check out their work and particpate in the Open Online Voting.


Cast Online Vote:
http://thegrangeprize.com/vote-2011

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Pic Copyright:-
Nandini Valli (Indian), Seated 1, 2006, from the series Definitive Reincarnate, inkjet print on archival paper, 79 x 76 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai © 2011 Nandini Valli

Monday, July 4, 2011

Cinephilia&Beyond


Cine Darbaar in association with the Japan Foundation, Iran Culture House, Indian Auteur and Sri Aurobindo Center for arts and culture, is organizing a 3 day programme titled Cinephilia and Beyond, to be held on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th July, 2011. Cinephilia and Beyond is an independent programme for the young Cinephiles, to enrich them with innovative sessions, film screenings and interactive workshops.

The ceremony will be inaugurated by eminent film maker Mr. Buddhadeb Dasgupta, along with a special screening of his latest film Janala (The Window). The inauguration will be preceded by a key note address on Buddhadeb Dasgupta and his films by Mr. Sandeep Marwah, MD, Marwah Studios, along with the opening of an exhibition on visual story telling from Iran, which will be shown on all 3 days. Buddhadeb Dasgupta has won the Golden Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival and The Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival and will be conducting an exclusive Master class for the young Cinephiles on 23rd July.

Also invited to the programme, is renowned maverick cinematographer, Mr. Sunny Joseph, to take a Master class on the basics of cinematography on 24th July. He has been the cinematographer for directors like Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Shaji N Karun, Buddhadeb Dasgupta, and has won the National Award and the Kerala state award. The programme will also have a special session on film history: a journey with Japanese cinema.

Apart from the master classes, Cine Darbaar will also be organizing workshops on Film Criticism, to be taken by Mr. Kaushik Bhowmik, Senior Vice President of Osian Film Festival and a specialized workshop on Film Curating, its research and methodologies, by Ms Ananya Parekh, who has completed her PHD in cinema studies. The workshops will encourage the participants to come up with Visual essays, video essays and reviews to critique films while developing a catalogue essay which will carry curatorial notes to programme a festival. This will further be launched on the website of Cine Darbaar as a virtual exhibition. All students will also be presented with certificates.

Apart from all the workshops mentioned above, the programme will comprise of a film festival titled, Family Resemblances, which will showcase Asian films based on family stories. Prominent films like About Elly, Late Autumn, Kabei: Our Mother, Kaalpurush etc. will be a part of this festival. Cine Darbaar will also include a small reference station for Cinephilies to read on cinema and gain a complete experience to cherish cinema from this programme. There will also be a TV installation screening FIVE, a film by Abbas Kiarostami, dedicated to the Japanese master, Yasijuro Ozu.

The entry to the festival and workshops are free. Registration is required for taking part in the workshop: WEBVITY.COM/_sites/temp/Registration_form.doc


for more. www.indianauteur.com

Friday, January 7, 2011

Favourite Songs of 2010




(In No Particular Order)

1) Carbiou- Found Out



2) Sharon Van Etten



3) Mirrors- Hide and Seek




4) Peter Broderick- Sideline



5) Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti: Round and Round/ Menopause Man



6) Hichkas- Yeh Rooze Khoob Miad



7) Arcade Fire - "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)



8) Wild Nothing- Summer Holidays



9) saito kazuyoshi- gekiteki na syunkan



(fav discovery of the year)

10) Efterklang-Full Moon



11) Girls- Carloina/Heartbreaker



12) Beach House- Zebra