So the fourth visual and spatial representation was about defining the profiles of the studied objects. These included all the visual and spatial representations of objects as practiced in the previous three exercises, which were performances unique to region or community, cohabitants, and vegetation. Continue reading Representing the profiles of studied objects
So, the conversations comprised five sessions, with three panelists for each session. These panelists have been associated with theatre as performers, teachers, entrepreneurs, dramaturgs, etc. They understand the working behind the performance and through the performance, so they were able to discuss the transitions, both positive and negative, throughout the Pandemic. Continue reading A place for performance during the pandemic…
I live in Pune. Pune is the cultural and educational capital of Maharashtra having varied form of traditional and folk art. I have discussed about a few in this blog. Continue reading Glimpse of Performances Unique to My Region and Community
Having spent five years of my childhood in Kolkata, my understanding of community and culture started to develop there. From studying and writing essays in school on Durga Puja, to witnessing live processions, the culture kept developing in my mind. Walking into grand Durga Puja Pandals holding my parents’ hands, and watching people perform at those pandals, including myself, provided me with a sense of belonging to the community. Continue reading Performance Unique to Community
The four and half months – between approaching IFA with my proposal in August '21 and receiving the wonderful news of their acceptance in January '21 – involved intermittent yet elaborate exchanges with their panel of experts. Responding to the chain of questions, mediated through Program Officer John Xavier, helped me immensely in understanding and articulating what I was embarking upon. Following are excerpts of the said exchange.
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by Siddharth Singh Continue reading Coordinator/ Facilitator’s Preparation