Artist Talk by Cynthia Pachikara + Introduction to the Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan | 24th February ’15, 7:30pm

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Heads up artists and designer friends of Jaaga: Cynthia Pachikara, an installation artist, is giving a talk about her shadow work at Jaaga’s Penthouse on 24th February 2015. Cynthia Pachikara has been teaching video-based sculpture and installation art courses since 1997, she uses cinematic projections and theatre lighting techniques to fill her spectators’ shadows with moving images.  Her work visualizes the notion of body-as-screen and addresses the social contingency of gazing in a space. Pachikara has exhibited internationally in venues that include…

We Can’t Do Perfect: A Docu-Art Film by Anja Lutz

This is the docu-art film by Anja Lutz, our most recent German BangaloResident. Part of the Something About Books Book-launch, the film previewed at the location it was made to a very interested and participatory audience. If you didn’t make it over, peek this one for sure. Sound Design by Martin Lutz – and nope, Anja and Martin are not married, not siblings, and in fact only met via this residency program 🙂   WE CAN’T DO PERFECT

Something About Books

JAAGA loves books and what better than having one of our JAAGA Resident launching her own limited edition notebook called Bangalore A – Z. We’re excited to announce the launch of the book at the event: Something About Books: A tribute to the wonderful craft of printing and book making So, along with the book launch of ‘Bangalore A-Z’ we also have screening of a very interesting video art piece about the book production process of the book. Not just…

Public Space/Art Space: Talk At Goethe Institut | TODAY | 7.7.14

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Something’s cooking under the KH Double Road Flyover… keep your eyes peeled, next time you drive by. Making the best use of public space creatively, here come some fresh and innovative ideas from Germany and from closer home. Join in on the Art InSight Lecture Series at goethe Institut TODAY. With Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen and Archana Prasad, Curators of INVESTMENTZONE, Gelsenkirchen and Bangalore respectively, PLUS Surekha and Sunoj D., who fresh from the 8th Berlin Art Biennial, for a discussion on about the…

Book Presentation & Talk on Typography by Verena Gerlach | 24 May. 6:30pm.

We are delighted to host Verena Gerlach’s book presentation and talk on Typography at Jaaga’s Penthouse, Opp. Baldwin Girls School on Richmond Road on Saturday the 24th of May at 6:30pm. The featured typeface FF Karbid Pro was originally inspired by storefront letterings from the 1920s and 1930s in Berlin. Using it as a starting point, Verena then disseminated its spirit into a family of well-behaved but energetic text faces. Verena has spent the last five week’s with us at…

Arts Mgmt Wkshop + Meet the Artists: Roy Campbell-Moore & Ann Sholem | 3:30pm | 18.3.14

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The Natya & STEM Dance Kampni and Jaaga are proud to present an Arts Management Workshop with Ann Sholem, Founder, National Dance Company of Wales and a “Meet the Artist, See the Art’ presentation with Roy Campbell-Moore, Founder, National Dance Company of Wales tomorrow the 18th of March. PROGRAM: Ann Sholem will conduct a short Arts Management workshop from 3.30 pm till 5.30 pm delving into her 30 years of experience in managing a National Dance Company. After a short…

A B’LORECREATE Initiative: Waste Unwasted Maker Camp #1

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“Can we recycle gum?” An inquisitive nine year-old posed the question. “What about atomic bombs?” “What about human bodies?” chimed in others. The curiosity was infectious, each question leading to another question. What couldn’t one recycle or, at the least, reuse in creative ways? These questions arose after a morning of touring the informal waste sector of Bangalore on the Waste Unwasted Maker Camp #1 Waste Safari. A Jaaga B’LORECREATE initiative, Waste Unwasted Maker Camps is a collective addressing Bangalore’s waste challenges…