Calender of Events ( 13-19 December, 2016 )

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  • Talk
    TALK - IHC-ICRIER Conversations on Urbanization Series. An Update on Air Quality by Sunita Narain, Director General, Centre for Science and Environment Chair: Isher Judge Ahluwalia

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
  • Music
    MUSIC - Spanish Baroque Concert Musicians: Daniel Zapico (Theorbo), Pablo Zapico (Vihuela and Baroque guitar), & Olalla Alemán (Lyric Soprano). Performance by the widely-acclaimed music ensemble from Spain, Forma Antiqva Collab: Embassy of Spain in New Delhi

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
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    Performative Reading - SULTANA KA SAPNA or Sultana's Dream (Hindi/60mins) by Raschakra Writ. Rokeya Sakhawat Hussain Dir. Vinod Kumar Concept: Purwa Bharadwaj Performed by Purwa Bharadwaj, Rizwana Fatima, Shweta Tripathi, & Purnima Gupta. Sultana's Dream is about a women's utopia written in 1905 by Rokeya Sakhawat Hussain, a Bengali Muslim feminist and published the same year in The Indian Ladies Magazine from Madras.

    Venue : Amaltas

    07:00 pm
  • Exhibition
    Photosphere 2016: Panchtattvas - The Road Ahead Photosphere is the first Indian photo-festival with sustainable development as its theme. It features exhibitions of lens-based works created around the theme of sustainable development, focussing on Panchtattvas or the five elements. Four Photosphere 2016 awardees, their mentors, the artistic director of the festival and invited artists will be showcasing their works as IHC is transformed into an open air gallery. Artists: Shraddha Borawake, Monica Tiwari, Harikrishna Katragadda, KR Sunil, Dr Alka Pande, Bandeep Singh, Parthiv Shah, Aditya Arya, Prabir Purkayastha, Ashim Ghosh, Ursula Biemann

    Venue : Atrium And Outdoor Spaces Of Ihc

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Illume - light in its element by Ashim Ghosh. Multi-media installation celebrating ‘Light’ as the sixth element, and presenting creatively-engaging perspectives on issues of sustainable development

    Venue : Visual Arts Gallery

    09th December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Deep Weather - by Ursula Biemann This video essay alludes to world ecology as an interconnected system in which the effect of heavy fossil fuel extractions made in the boreal woods of Northern Canada is experienced by Delta inhabitants in Bangladesh who struggle to protect themselves from rising sea levels.

    Venue : Open Palm Court Gallery

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Solo painting - exhibition by Dhiren Kumar Saha

    Venue : Convention Centre Foyer

    11th December - 15th December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Dec Delhi Dawns - Solo photography exhibition by Sara Wadhwa. Playing on the multiple suggestions of the word 'dawn', the exhibition highlights social inequalities through capturing people from various walks of life going about their early morning tasks

    Venue : Delhi 'o’ Delhi Foyer

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Interanimation of World and Image - by Shormishtha Panja
    Workshops & Master Classes from 10am-6pm. Fee Rs.1000 per Day

    Venue : Experimental Art Gallery

    13th December, 2016
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    Book Launch - Standing on an Apple Box: The Story of a Girl Among the Stars by Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush The author will be in conversation with Shweta Bachchan Nanda. Entry by invitation only. Limited passes available for IHC members at the Programmes Desk Collab: HarperCollins

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Music
    MUSIC - Hindustani Classical Vocal recital by Suparna Adhikary, disciple of Vidushi Sulochana Brahaspati, Tabla accompaniment by Susomay Mishra. Followed by Sarod recital by Prabhat Kumar, disciple of Vidushi Swaran Rani, Tabla accompaniment by Prasenjit Adhikary

    Venue : Amaltas

    07:00 pm
  • Exhibition
    Photosphere 2016: Panchtattvas - The Road Ahead Photosphere is the first Indian photo-festival with sustainable development as its theme. It features exhibitions of lens-based works created around the theme of sustainable development, focussing on Panchtattvas or the five elements. Four Photosphere 2016 awardees, their mentors, the artistic director of the festival and invited artists will be showcasing their works as IHC is transformed into an open air gallery. Artists: Shraddha Borawake, Monica Tiwari, Harikrishna Katragadda, KR Sunil, Dr Alka Pande, Bandeep Singh, Parthiv Shah, Aditya Arya, Prabir Purkayastha, Ashim Ghosh, Ursula Biemann

    Venue : Atrium And Outdoor Spaces Of Ihc

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Illume - light in its element by Ashim Ghosh. Multi-media installation celebrating ‘Light’ as the sixth element, and presenting creatively-engaging perspectives on issues of sustainable development

    Venue : Visual Arts Gallery

    09th December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Deep Weather - by Ursula Biemann This video essay alludes to world ecology as an interconnected system in which the effect of heavy fossil fuel extractions made in the boreal woods of Northern Canada is experienced by Delta inhabitants in Bangladesh who struggle to protect themselves from rising sea levels.

    Venue : Open Palm Court Gallery

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Solo painting - exhibition by Dhiren Kumar Saha

    Venue : Convention Centre Foyer

    11th December - 15th December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Dec Delhi Dawns - Solo photography exhibition by Sara Wadhwa. Playing on the multiple suggestions of the word 'dawn', the exhibition highlights social inequalities through capturing people from various walks of life going about their early morning tasks

    Venue : Delhi 'o’ Delhi Foyer

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Gaze - Ungaze: Street Photography - by Parthiv Shah
    Workshops & Master Classes from 10am-6pm. Fee Rs.1000 per Day

    Venue : Experimental Art Gallery

    14th December, 2016
  • Music
    MUSIC - Gharana Festival 2016 Day 1- Saraswati Veena recital by T. C. A. Sarojini Srinivasan followed by Hindustani vocal recital by Ashwini Modak. Accompanists: Pt. Uday Ramdas Deshpande on Tabla, Damodar Lal Ghosh on Harmonium Collab: Swaranjali Delhi

    Venue : Amaltas

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK & FILM - A conversation about the masterpiece of Spanish literature, Don Quixote, by Prof. Vibha Maurya, followed by the screening of feature film El Caballero Don Quijote (Spanish-English subtitled/119mins/2002) Dir. Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón Collab: Embassy of Spain in New Delhi

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
  • Exhibition
    Photosphere 2016: Panchtattvas - The Road Ahead Photosphere is the first Indian photo-festival with sustainable development as its theme. It features exhibitions of lens-based works created around the theme of sustainable development, focussing on Panchtattvas or the five elements. Four Photosphere 2016 awardees, their mentors, the artistic director of the festival and invited artists will be showcasing their works as IHC is transformed into an open air gallery. Artists: Shraddha Borawake, Monica Tiwari, Harikrishna Katragadda, KR Sunil, Dr Alka Pande, Bandeep Singh, Parthiv Shah, Aditya Arya, Prabir Purkayastha, Ashim Ghosh, Ursula Biemann

    Venue : Atrium And Outdoor Spaces Of Ihc

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Illume - light in its element by Ashim Ghosh. Multi-media installation celebrating ‘Light’ as the sixth element, and presenting creatively-engaging perspectives on issues of sustainable development

    Venue : Visual Arts Gallery

    09th December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Deep Weather - by Ursula Biemann This video essay alludes to world ecology as an interconnected system in which the effect of heavy fossil fuel extractions made in the boreal woods of Northern Canada is experienced by Delta inhabitants in Bangladesh who struggle to protect themselves from rising sea levels.

    Venue : Open Palm Court Gallery

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Solo painting - exhibition by Dhiren Kumar Saha

    Venue : Convention Centre Foyer

    11th December - 15th December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Dec Delhi Dawns - Solo photography exhibition by Sara Wadhwa. Playing on the multiple suggestions of the word 'dawn', the exhibition highlights social inequalities through capturing people from various walks of life going about their early morning tasks

    Venue : Delhi 'o’ Delhi Foyer

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Photo as Archive - by Aditya Arya
    Workshops & Master Classes from 10am-6pm. Fee Rs.1000 per Day

    Venue : Experimental Art Gallery

    15th December, 2016
  • Film
    FILM - Shakespeare Lives Macbeth (English/141mins/1971) Rating- 15. Dir. Roman Polanski Cast: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw Roman Polanski presents his nightmarish vision of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy about the lust for power, and its bloody consequences. Collab: British Council

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Music
    MUSIC - Gharana Festival 2016 Day 2- Hindustani Classical vocal recital by Mrunmayee S. Pathak, followed by sitar recital by Shakir Khan. Accompanists: Pt. Uday Ramdas Deshpande on Tabla, Damodar Lal Ghosh on Harmonium Collab: Swaranjali Delhi

    Venue : Amaltas

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - The Growth Path Series. Mystical Art of Manifesting Your Dreams A session involving meditation and participative exercises by Sanjeev Ranjan, author. Collab: Life Positive Foundation

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
  • Workshop
    Photosphere Show and Tell - Interactive presentations by various artists and creative practitioners who will trace their creative journeys. At Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre. Entry Free For more details contact: 011-43662024/436620205, vag@indiahabitat.org
    Time: 6pm-7pm

    Venue : Experimental Art Gallery

    16th December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Photosphere 2016: Panchtattvas - The Road Ahead Photosphere is the first Indian photo-festival with sustainable development as its theme. It features exhibitions of lens-based works created around the theme of sustainable development, focussing on Panchtattvas or the five elements. Four Photosphere 2016 awardees, their mentors, the artistic director of the festival and invited artists will be showcasing their works as IHC is transformed into an open air gallery. Artists: Shraddha Borawake, Monica Tiwari, Harikrishna Katragadda, KR Sunil, Dr Alka Pande, Bandeep Singh, Parthiv Shah, Aditya Arya, Prabir Purkayastha, Ashim Ghosh, Ursula Biemann

    Venue : Atrium And Outdoor Spaces Of Ihc

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Illume - light in its element by Ashim Ghosh. Multi-media installation celebrating ‘Light’ as the sixth element, and presenting creatively-engaging perspectives on issues of sustainable development

    Venue : Visual Arts Gallery

    09th December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Deep Weather - by Ursula Biemann This video essay alludes to world ecology as an interconnected system in which the effect of heavy fossil fuel extractions made in the boreal woods of Northern Canada is experienced by Delta inhabitants in Bangladesh who struggle to protect themselves from rising sea levels.

    Venue : Open Palm Court Gallery

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Dec Delhi Dawns - Solo photography exhibition by Sara Wadhwa. Playing on the multiple suggestions of the word 'dawn', the exhibition highlights social inequalities through capturing people from various walks of life going about their early morning tasks

    Venue : Delhi 'o’ Delhi Foyer

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Film Festival on Sustainability - Curated by Nitin Donde. Free Entry

    Venue : Experimental Art Gallery

    16th December, 2016
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    IHC Members’ Meet - How Donald Trumped Hillary: What Trump Presidency Would Mean for the World and India Speaker: Amb.Ashok Sajjanhar Open to IHC Members Only

    06:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - Interactive reading and discussion on Dostoevsky’s masterpiece, Crime and Punishment (1866). As we follow RodionRaskolnikov through his project to kill the money-lander AlyonaIvanovna, Dostoevsky unveils the character’s ethical argument to defend the act. Mastery of style combined with psychological precision make for a ruthless picture of human condition in the modern era. Collab: Readers’ Break

    Venue : Amaltas

    07:00 pm
  • Film
    DOC FILM & TALK - Bachelor Girls (English/Hindi/60mins/2016) Dir: Shikha Makan In the heart of leading metropolis of India, Mumbai, single, independent women face housing discrimination because of their status of being 'unmarried'. 'Bachelor Girls' as labelled by the society, struggle to find homes amidst many biases and that questions the idea of freedom for women in today's India. Followed by Q&A with the filmmaker and Panel Discussion.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
  • Theater
    THEATRE - Hello Cab! (Hindi/75mins) Dir. Basab Bhattacharya Prod. New Delhi Performers: The Theatre People Cast: Ankita Gusain Hello Cab is the journey of a woman’s exemplary courage which has been demonstrated through humour, irony and compassion. This solo performance shows that every cloud has a silver lining and if you want the rainbow, you've got to put up with the rain. Tickets at Rs.350, Rs.250, Rs.150 will be available online and at the Programmes Desk, Habitat World, IHC. An Old World Culture Presentation

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Workshop
    Photosphere Show and Tell - Interactive presentations by various artists and creative practitioners who will trace their creative journeys. At Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre. Entry Free For more details contact: 011-43662024/436620205, vag@indiahabitat.org
    Time: 6pm-7pm

    Venue : Experimental Art Gallery

    16th December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Photosphere 2016: Panchtattvas - The Road Ahead Photosphere is the first Indian photo-festival with sustainable development as its theme. It features exhibitions of lens-based works created around the theme of sustainable development, focussing on Panchtattvas or the five elements. Four Photosphere 2016 awardees, their mentors, the artistic director of the festival and invited artists will be showcasing their works as IHC is transformed into an open air gallery. Artists: Shraddha Borawake, Monica Tiwari, Harikrishna Katragadda, KR Sunil, Dr Alka Pande, Bandeep Singh, Parthiv Shah, Aditya Arya, Prabir Purkayastha, Ashim Ghosh, Ursula Biemann

    Venue : Atrium And Outdoor Spaces Of Ihc

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Illume - light in its element by Ashim Ghosh. Multi-media installation celebrating ‘Light’ as the sixth element, and presenting creatively-engaging perspectives on issues of sustainable development

    Venue : Visual Arts Gallery

    09th December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Deep Weather - by Ursula Biemann This video essay alludes to world ecology as an interconnected system in which the effect of heavy fossil fuel extractions made in the boreal woods of Northern Canada is experienced by Delta inhabitants in Bangladesh who struggle to protect themselves from rising sea levels.

    Venue : Open Palm Court Gallery

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Dec Delhi Dawns - Solo photography exhibition by Sara Wadhwa. Playing on the multiple suggestions of the word 'dawn', the exhibition highlights social inequalities through capturing people from various walks of life going about their early morning tasks

    Venue : Delhi 'o’ Delhi Foyer

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
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    NTLive - A Broadcast - National Theatre's groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre from the London stage to cinemas across the UK and around the world. The Audience (English/165mins/2013) Writ. Peter Morgan Dir. Stephen Daldry Every Tuesday at approximately 6.30pm, the Queen of the United Kingdom has a private audience with her Prime Minister. The meeting takes place in the private Audience Room located on the first floor of Buckingham Palace. From Churchill to Cameron, each of the 12 Prime Ministers used these private royal audiences both as sounding board and confessional. Tickets at Rs.500, Rs.350 & Rs.250 will be available at the Programmes Desk, Habitat World, IHC. An Old World Culture presentation

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Music
    MUSIC - Let The Music Speak Concept by Shaheena Khan, featuring vocalist Sumita Dutta. Musical rendering and recital of poems of Mirza Ghalib, Rifat Sarosh, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, & Khalish Dehlawi. Collab: Parwaz-e-Shaheen Rifat Sarosh Academy

    Venue : Amaltas

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - The Triumph of Trump: Implications for the US, the World and India Speakers: Amb. Lalit Mansingh, former foreign secretary & Indian Ambassador to US; Dr. Ramgopal Agarwala, Honorary Senior Fellow, NCAER & formerly World Bank's chief economist in Beijing; Prof. K.P. Vijayalakshmi, SIS, JNU; Dr. Manoj Joshi, Distinguished Fellow, ORF; Prof. AchinVanaik, Political Scientist; Moderator: Amb.K. P. Fabian, former Ambassador Chair: Suhas Borker, Editor CFTV News and Convener, WGRAS Collab: Working Group on Alternative Strategies

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
  • Workshop
    Photosphere Show and Tell - Interactive presentations by various artists and creative practitioners who will trace their creative journeys. At Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre. Entry Free For more details contact: 011-43662024/436620205, vag@indiahabitat.org
    Time: 6pm-7pm

    Venue : Experimental Art Gallery

    16th December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Photosphere 2016: Panchtattvas - The Road Ahead Photosphere is the first Indian photo-festival with sustainable development as its theme. It features exhibitions of lens-based works created around the theme of sustainable development, focussing on Panchtattvas or the five elements. Four Photosphere 2016 awardees, their mentors, the artistic director of the festival and invited artists will be showcasing their works as IHC is transformed into an open air gallery. Artists: Shraddha Borawake, Monica Tiwari, Harikrishna Katragadda, KR Sunil, Dr Alka Pande, Bandeep Singh, Parthiv Shah, Aditya Arya, Prabir Purkayastha, Ashim Ghosh, Ursula Biemann

    Venue : Atrium And Outdoor Spaces Of Ihc

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Illume - light in its element by Ashim Ghosh. Multi-media installation celebrating ‘Light’ as the sixth element, and presenting creatively-engaging perspectives on issues of sustainable development

    Venue : Visual Arts Gallery

    09th December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Deep Weather - by Ursula Biemann This video essay alludes to world ecology as an interconnected system in which the effect of heavy fossil fuel extractions made in the boreal woods of Northern Canada is experienced by Delta inhabitants in Bangladesh who struggle to protect themselves from rising sea levels.

    Venue : Open Palm Court Gallery

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Dec Delhi Dawns - Solo photography exhibition by Sara Wadhwa. Playing on the multiple suggestions of the word 'dawn', the exhibition highlights social inequalities through capturing people from various walks of life going about their early morning tasks

    Venue : Delhi 'o’ Delhi Foyer

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Film Festival on Sustainability - Curated by Nitin Donde. Free Entry

    Venue : Experimental Art Gallery

    18th December - 19th December, 2016
  • Dance
    DANCE - Swati Thirunal Festival 2016. Day 1: Mohiniyattam recital by Guru Kalamandalam Kshemavathy, Bharatanatyam performance by Pratibha Prahlad, followed by Kathak recital by Vidha Lal & Abhimanyu LalCollab: International Academy of Mohiniyattam

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - NASHIST presents SHAAM KAHANI, an evening of dramatized story telling by Kajal Suri, Priyanka Sharma, Ekant Kaul and Maneesh Manocha. Concept: K.K. Kohli. Collab: Impresario Asia



    Venue : Amaltas

    07:00 pm
  • Film
    FILM CLUB SCREENING - Rishtey (Hindi/162mins/2002) Dir. Indra Kumar A walk through the annals of popular culture through a series of films that occasioned a significant break for select Bollywood film icons, also celebrating their birthdays in December Actor: Anil Kapoor Collab: Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
  • Workshop
    Photosphere Show and Tell - Interactive presentations by various artists and creative practitioners who will trace their creative journeys. At Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre. Entry Free For more details contact: 011-43662024/436620205, vag@indiahabitat.org
    Time: 6pm-7pm

    Venue : Experimental Art Gallery

    16th December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Photosphere 2016: Panchtattvas - The Road Ahead Photosphere is the first Indian photo-festival with sustainable development as its theme. It features exhibitions of lens-based works created around the theme of sustainable development, focussing on Panchtattvas or the five elements. Four Photosphere 2016 awardees, their mentors, the artistic director of the festival and invited artists will be showcasing their works as IHC is transformed into an open air gallery. Artists: Shraddha Borawake, Monica Tiwari, Harikrishna Katragadda, KR Sunil, Dr Alka Pande, Bandeep Singh, Parthiv Shah, Aditya Arya, Prabir Purkayastha, Ashim Ghosh, Ursula Biemann

    Venue : Atrium And Outdoor Spaces Of Ihc

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Illume - light in its element by Ashim Ghosh. Multi-media installation celebrating ‘Light’ as the sixth element, and presenting creatively-engaging perspectives on issues of sustainable development

    Venue : Visual Arts Gallery

    09th December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Deep Weather - by Ursula Biemann This video essay alludes to world ecology as an interconnected system in which the effect of heavy fossil fuel extractions made in the boreal woods of Northern Canada is experienced by Delta inhabitants in Bangladesh who struggle to protect themselves from rising sea levels.

    Venue : Open Palm Court Gallery

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Dec Delhi Dawns - Solo photography exhibition by Sara Wadhwa. Playing on the multiple suggestions of the word 'dawn', the exhibition highlights social inequalities through capturing people from various walks of life going about their early morning tasks

    Venue : Delhi 'o’ Delhi Foyer

    01st December - 31st December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Film Festival on Sustainability - Curated by Nitin Donde. Free Entry

    Venue : Experimental Art Gallery

    18th December - 19th December, 2016
  • Exhibition
    Climate Change: Do You Know How It Happened - by Sadiq Mohammed
    6.30pm-7.30pm. Free Entry

    Venue : Amphitheatre

    19th December, 2016