Malraux Seminar

The Malraux seminar on culture and its practice in urban spaces, is an Indo-French professional symposium on public policies and cultural practices, organised in collaboration with the French Ministry of Culture. The seminar will be the occasion to strengthen the Indo-French cultural cooperation and to promote the exchange of good practices and technical expertise. It will consist of thematic roundtables and case studies revolving around the three following themes: – Why encourage artistic interventions in…

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Professional Mobility and Residencies

Encouraging the mobility of professionals between France and India allows to develop exchanges that will transform into lasting collaborations between the two countries. The French Institute in India actively works along these lines through different mediums, such as: accompanying public and private actors in their better understanding of the mutual artistic contexts and proposing training programmes adapted to the needs and demands of artists and professionals Every creator has a space he belongs to, away…

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Artistic Dialogues

French art and theatre experts gave talks and conferences, engaging in artistic dialogues in India, throughout the month of February.   What is an artist residency good for? Talk by Jean-Baptiste Joly, Director of l’Akademie Schloss Solitude (Institution offering artistic residencies in Frankfurt).  Saturday 2 February 2019 6:30 pm Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi https://www.facebook.com/events/237876327140672/   Collecting Digital Art – Round Table Conference Participation of Jean-Baptiste Joly  Sunday 3 February 2019 3:00-3:45 pm Conferences and Talks – India Art…

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Art Scribes Award 2019-2020

The Prameya Art Foundation, in collaboration with French Institute in India, Shrine Empire Gallery and TAKE on art Magazine, is inviting applications for the Art Scribes Award 2019-2020. The award aims at discovering emerging/mid-career art writers of Indian origin with sustained practices who have demonstrated noteworthy potential in their field. The 2019-20 winner will be awarded a month-long curatorial residency at the La Napoule Art Foundation – Château de La Napoule which will culminate with an exhibition by the winning writer in…

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Dominique Sigaud at The Media Rumble 2019

2nd August to 3rd August 2019 Media Rumble 2019 at Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi The Media Rumble is a specially-curated two-day news forum that features panel discussions, film screenings, talks, interviews, workshops and exclusive masterclasses. This year’s edition saw award winning journalist, essayist and writer Dominique Sigaud  participate in a panel discussion on ‘Agents Provocateurs: Media’s Role in Instigating Social Conflict.’ ‘Is primetime hysteria on TV news justifying violent acts by vigilantes or even…

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Romain Rolland Book Prize

The Romain Rolland Book Prize aims at awarding the best translation of a French title (Francophone countries) into any Indian language, including English. The Indo-French jury takes into account the qualities of the translation from French to Indian languages to identify the best translation in terms of language and publication. The prize aims at encouraging and awarding the efforts made by Indian publishers to bring the best of Francophone literature and thought, in all its diversity, to…

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Night of Ideas – Facing Our Time – Dream your City / Dream your House

The French Institute in India/Embassy of France organised ‘The Night of Ideas’ (‘La Nuit des idées’) on 31 January 2019. Every year, this event celebrates the exchange of ideas between countries, cultures, topics and generations, through debates, theatre shows, screenings, concerts and creative philosophical writing. It invites children, students, young adults, adults, scholars, citizens, to share their own interpretation of a chosen theme. This year, the theme was  Facing our time: Dream your city, Dream your house.…

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