Pristine, an online exhibition of photographs by Navin Sakhuja, opthalmologist opened on September 6. First published in the IIC Quarterly, Autumn 2017 issue, the photographs engage with the power and beauty of nature. Dr Sakhuja in his art practice has been fascinated by, and is drawn to, the unknown, the unexplored, and the untouched, pristine and desolate parts of the planet. The photographs on view cover three different visits to the Arctic Circle, Iceland (2010); Antelope Canyon, Arizona USA (2010); and the Great Namib Desert, Namibia (2015).
When: Till September 19.
Pandit Chatur Lal Memorial Society is coming up with the Mumbai Chapter of the Smritiyaan concert series named Khamma Ghani, a conversation of traditions. ‘Khamma Ghani’, a Rajasthani phrase meaning pass on the good wishes, will witness an exciting line-up of prominent artists like renowned Kathak dancer Kumar Sharma from Jaipur Gharana, tabla maestro Pranshu Chatur Lal, who will be seen with his enchanting percussion ensemble, supremely talented Rajasthani folk artists Sawai Khan, and Manganiar Dholak player Latif Khan who will be accompanied by Sarangi artist Mudassir Khan, award-winning vocalist Jai Dadhich, and the young keyboard artiste, Shivam Sharma.
When: September 18
Where: The live event will be aired at 7 pm on the organisation’s official social media accounts.
A group exhibition featuring eminent contemporary artists from Bengal and showcasing the cultural richness of the region, The Joy Of Bengal, is presented by Art Magnum, Debovasha Art Gallery and 108 Projects. Bengal has been the epicentre of arts in India since the germination of the Bengal School in the early 20th century. Its relevance as the cultural capital of India has increased manifold considering the challenges posed by both the domestic scenario as well as the international situation.
Artists participating in the exhibition are Jogen Chowdhury, Somanth Hore, Reba Hore, Chandana Hore, Ganesh Haloi, Lalu Prasad Shaw, Sanjay Bhattacharya, Rabin Mandal, Sunil Das, Krishnendu Chakki, Sanat Kar, Shuvaprasanna Bhattacharya, Shampa Sircar Das, Sanjay Das, Krishnendu Porel, Suhas Roy, Arup Das, Alay Ghoshal, Niren Sen Gupta, Atin Basak, Ramananda Bandyopadhyay, Shekhar Roy and Haren Das.
When: Till September 20
Where: Triveni Kala Sangam
Mai Ghat (2019), a Marathi film directed by Ananth Narayan Mahadevan, portrays the true story of a mother’s protracted 13 year fight for justice for her son who was tortured to death in custody, resulting in a historic death sentence for the guilty policemen
The film was a recipient of the Silver Peacock for Best Actor-Female at the International Film Festival of India (2019); and Best Cinematography Award at the Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati (2020). When: 6:30 pm, September 16
Where: C D Deshmukh Auditorium, IIC