Fest Explores Resistance Through Art

Published: 25th October 2014 06:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th October 2014 06:04 AM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: October Jam presents the fifth anniversary of Horaata, an annual arts festival that hopes to trigger dialogues about art and media in public spaces. The theme of this year’s edition is an exploration of resistance through creative practices.

A street performance will be done by artiste Mashaal at various traffic signals in the city, and it will start at 4.30 pm today at Sony World Signal, Koramangala. On Sunday, artistes and enthusiasts are invited to take part in a wall painting session led by Thara Thomas and Pallavi Chander at the Labour Department on Banerghatta Road from 11 am onwards.

 Songs From The Dark Times, a musical workshop, will be held from 11 am - 5 pm at Indian Social Institute, Benson Town, on October 30. Musicians from Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka will explore the form of protest music and the role of songs in relation to resistance. For details, call 98801-59484.

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