An endeavour to encourge artists

BANGALORE: India Foundation for the Arts announces fellowships of ` 1,50,000 each for a duration of one year, to be awarded to artists and curators who are keen to enrich their practice throug

Published: 31st March 2012 12:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 09:51 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: India Foundation for the Arts announces fellowships of ` 1,50,000 each for a duration of one year, to be awarded to artists and curators who are keen to enrich their practice through engaging in archival research and employing materials from the archive for the creation of artworks or exhibitions.

These fellowships are a response to the urgent need to activate public institutional archives in India, while simultaneously addressing the research impulse inherent in artistic and curatorial projects. Proposals are solicited from artists and curators who have conceptualised a project (either an artistic or curatorial pursuit) that requires significant research and access to materials within public institutional archives.

Applicants may send draft proposals for feedback until May 15, by email to anujaghosalkar@indiaifa.org/ rashmisawhney@indiaifa.org. Final applications should reach the IFA address below no later than May 31, 2012.

Applicants has to address their application to India Foundation for the Arts, ‘Apurva’, Ground floor, No 259, 4th cross, Raj Mahal Vilas, 2nd Stage, 2nd block, Bangalore Fellowship awards will be announced by July 31, 2012. For more details contact - 080-23414681/82 or visit www.indiaifa.org

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