Puppetry workshop, woman of substance event, art for concern and a lot more to look forward to this week. Here are five events you should not miss.
1. Shakti – Woman of Substance – Delhi
“Shakti – meaning “Power” or “empowerment,” is the primordial cosmic energy and represents the dynamic forces that are thought to move through the entire universe. On the earthly plane, Shakti most actively manifests through female embodiment and creativity/fertility, though it is also present in males in its potential, unmanifest form. Its an initiative to create a platform for established as well as emerging ARTISTS to showcase their works to the world. More details.
When: July 15 – July 19
Where: Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
2. Shadow puppetry workshop – Bengaluru
‘Speaking of Theatre’ is a unique 2-day confluence in Bangalore that will engage theatre makers, performers and audiences through panel discussions, demo-lectures, debates and, of course, performances. Presented by Atta Galatta in partnership with Tahatto, the topics of the event will be highly relevant not just to artists but also to audiences – because one can’t exist without the other. More details.
When: July 18
Where: Atta Galatta, #134, KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru.
3. Art for Concern – Gurgaon
The exhibition will Showcase an eclectic and authentic collection of art by masters and promising artists. While the focus is to raise funds for underprivileged sections of society, the exhibition also aims to highlight the work of underprivileged artists, thus providing them a platform unlike any other. More details.
When: 17th-18th July
Where: Le Meridien, Sector 26, M.G. Road, Gurgaon
4. Bengaluru Heritage Lecture – Bengaluru
Urban Research Lab Lecture Series in collaboration with SUCHITRA – Centre for Film and Drama Presents Rediscovering Roots, Conserving Heritage: A Study of Bengaluru’s History. The history of Bengaluru dates back to the 16th century. Know all about it in a public talk by Prof. RJ Vasavada and Sanjay Sridhar on their study of Bengaluru’s historic areas. More details.
When: 20th July
Where: Alliance Française de Bangalore, PO Box 108, Thimmaiah Road, Opp UNI Building, Vasanathanagar, Bengaluru.
5. STORM: Snake Rescue – Chennai
STORM – Scientific Training on Reptile Management, a pioneering initiative by the Kalinga Centre for Rainforest Ecology is aimed at all those people who have taken the leap from abhorring reptiles to understanding and learning to co-exist with them. Be it novice snake rescuers, students, enthusiasts who would like to hone their knowledge or others who want to learn right and ethical methods of handling them, this comprehensive bi-series workshop is an open door to learning about reptiles.
Note: Certificate of Participation will be given on completion of the workshop. More details.
When: 18th July
Where: Snake Park, Chennai