Artist Talks


Artist Talks Online | Sheher, Prakriti, Devi

Online Artist Talks delve into the works of Chiara Camoni, Rashmi Kaleka, Emily Avery Yoshiko Crow, Mahaveer Swamy and Mrinalini Mukherjee, with insights into the processes, contexts and experiences that animate their artistic practices.

Artist Talks | Gauri Gill, Shefalee Jain & Mariam Suhail

Ishara Art Foundation presents Artist Talks by Gauri Gill, Shefalee Jain and Mariam Suhail with their first public presentations in the UAE.

Artist Talk | Haroon Mirza

Artist talk by UK based artist-composer, Haroon Mirza moderated by art critic and editor, Jyoti Dhar. The event is a companion to the exhibition ‘Notations on Time’ curated by Sandhini Poddar and Sabih Ahmed.

Notations on Time | Public Talks Programme

Curatorial and artistic presentations accompanying the exhibition ‘Notations on Time’.

Public Talk | Guftugu Jaari Rahe: Anshika Varma

Public Talk by photographer, curator and publisher Anshika Varma on her initiative Offset Projects and their first publication, the Guftgu book.

Book Launch and Artist Talk: Navjot At Work

A book launch and artist talk by Navjot Altaf marking the release of her two-volume publication ‘Navjot At Work’ and ‘Artist’s Notes’.

Public Talk | Urvashi Butalia

A public talk by renowned feminist writer, publisher and activist Urvashi Butalia revisiting her seminal book ‘The Other Side of Silence’, organised in collaboration with Jameel Arts Centre.

Hurufis and the Materiality of Language: Shahzad Bashir with Slavs and Tatars

A presentation by Shahzad Bashir, scholar of Islamic Humanities, followed by a discussion with Slavs and Tatars on the history of Hurufism and its generative qualities that have inspired people over the centuries

Scratches on Celluloid: Timothy P.A. Cooper and Vindhya Buthpitiya

Directors Vindhya Buthpitiya and Timothy Cooper engage in an online dialogue with Sabih Ahmed and Natasha Ginwala expanding on the questions, processes and challenges that went into the making of the film

Listening to Miyah Poets

A listening session with Shalim M Husain of the Miyah Poets followed by a discussion

Reading in Tongues: Natasha Ginwala and Anushka Rajendran with Cecilia Vicuña

Launch event with a reading of the poem-manifesto ‘Language is Migrant’ by Cecilia Vicuña, followed by an introduction to Colomboscope festival’s theme Language is Migrant and its reading room initiative titled ‘Reading in Tongues’

The Art Platform India: Building New Foundations

TAP India presents Smita Prabhakar, Founder and Chairperson of the Ishara Art Foundation, and Sabih Ahmed, Associate Director and Curator of Ishara in conversation with Jagdip Jagpal, Director of the India Art Fair.

Artist Talk | Shahana Rajani and Zahra Malkani

Artists and educators Shahana Rajani and Zahra Malkani explore the linkages between visuality, war, and urbanism in their talk titled ‘War, Visuality and the Militarised City’.

Artist Talk | Rajyashri Goody

Artist Rajyashri Goody together with Nahla Al Tabbaa explore the narratives of food, culture and communities in a talk titled ‘Eat with Great Delight’.