october 05 programmes
4th october to monday 17th october
10.00 am to 5.30
pm 'Colour & Light at Meenakari Enamel Exhibition'
that glitters is not gold. It may well be the deep
sophisticated colour of fired enamel The enamel
paintings on copper and steel by Veenu Shah and
Kana Ram Lomror will be on display. A new line of
exclusive enamel jewellery created by these two
artists will be shown for the first time. The Enamelist
society has reinvented enamel on metal in India
. It organizes training programmes both for craftspeople
and hobbyists . Some of the multifaceted, integrated
products developed and made by skilled craftspeople
during the workshops will be on display.
A permanent, weather resistance form of art will
add a special flavor to the impermanent Gobar walls
of The Attic.
6.30 pm 'Demonstration,
Slide Show & Talk'
will be a live demonstration of enameling . Veenu
will give a brief talk on the art of enameling with
slides of contemporary enamels including the works
of many international masters.
friday 7th october
11.00 am to 3 pm '1 day workshop'
: Rs 1000. ( cash or cheques payable to Amarjit
Bhagwant Singh Charitable Trust ).
While learning the basics of enameling you can make
and wear your jewellery. Boys Men are specially
encouraged to enroll and will be taught something
1.00 pm to 6.00 pm
'1 day workshop' by
Cost : Rs 1000.
Learn to enamel and make for yourself an original
one of a kind piece.
Veenu Shah is President of the Enamelist Society
. She has attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels,
researched and experimented in enamel techniques
in the University of Tehran's Faculty of Fine Arts.
Has worked with and under international masters
in Japan, US and UK. She has exhibited and conducted
workshops in India and around the world.
Kana Ram is a Master of Fine Arts in painting from
Shanti Niketan and has participated in the international
symposium of Enamel Art in Hungary. He has exhibited
in India and Europe.
6.30 pm 'Poetry - The Non
does this new age express itself ? What are its
mediums ? Can conventional methods of expression
transcend the gap between man and self in this digital
age? Can poetry be a language of this new media?
Is it a language at all?
This evening 26 year old Nishant Peralta and his
unit seek to answer these questions in an hour of
non language poetry reading to a video backdrop
of new age digital arts , accompanied by mesmerizing
synthetic soundscapes.(of the Midival Pundits).
Nishant Peralta British School, NIIT and Amsterdam
School of Audio Engineering was born and raised
in the enigma that is India and still continues
to live here. This enigma fascinates his mind and
compels him to try to inscribe it to paper - poetry
the non language. He has been published by poetry.com
for the edition of their top 100 poems.
tuesday 25th october
11 am to 12.30 pm : 'Culture
& Cooking' by
of dal - roti ? Learn how to make 4 simple Burmese
dishes. Hear about Myanmar the country. Burmese
recipes reflect the influence of China ( noodles
, soy sauce ) and India ( onion , garlic, ginger,
turmeric ,chilli ) . The dishes are simple, different
and tasty and do not require any special equipment.
The following dishes will be demonstrated:-
Kwe Shwe - delicious noodle soup. A meal in itself
Rice in coconut shell
Thanhat - cucumber and sesame salad.
Sw-nwin-ma-kin semolina dessert
Rano Singh has taught cooking at the Rashmi Singh
Good Food Academy in Bombay and organizes various
cooking " events" including the Launch
of the Braun Mixi and the Upper Crust Show at the
World Trade Center entitled " Hassle Free Cookery
Cost : Rs 200 per person.
Please register in advance by calling Mina 23746050.
Or make cheques in favour of Amarjit Bhagwant Singh
Charitable Trust and mail to The Attic.
Please give name , phone number and email address.
6.30 pm 'Dance & Expression'
Natyam, like other Indian dance forms conveys a
story or emotions through hand and face gestures.
To appreciate dance this language needs to be understood,
its gestures deciphered and its mood deeply felt
. In an interactive session of talk, dance, and
music Rama will tell us how a dancer speaks through
Trained under accomplished Gurus Yamini Krishnamurthy
and Saroja Vaidyanathan , Rama has been noted as
one of India's top young exponents of Bharata Natyam.
She has also trained in Carnatic vocal musi and
is the Director of Ganesa Natyalaya where she conducts
master classes. Rama has been performing regularly
for the past 20 years in India and abroad. Her choreography
is taking this dance form beyond barriers and she
has explored diverse themes connected with peace
and women's empowerment.She has been awarded the
Sanskriti and Indira Gandhi Priyadarshni awards.