Events

Exhibition: Behind the Veil

  Nazes Afroz’s images, taken between 2001 and 2014, portray an Afghanistan, which is little known outside. They show how the Afghans carry on with their daily lives like any people from other parts of the world despite living with continued insecurity. Nazes Afroz has worked as a journalist for more than 34 years covering news, features and current affairs spanning ... Read More »

Cancelled: Geronimo – 21st Oct,2015

  Plot: South of France. In the sultry August heat, Geronimo, a young social educator, tries to ease tensions between the youngsters of the St Pierre neighborhood. The mood changes when Nil Terzi, a teenage girl of Turkish origin, flees an arranged marriage, running to the arms of her gypsy lover, Lucky Molina. Their escape sparks hostilities between the two clans. ... Read More »

Music: Fedayi Pacha – 15 Oct,2015

Electro Oriental Dub Fedayi Pacha has been fusing dub and oriental sounds since 2003, when he joined Bangarang, the dub collective from St Etienne/France. He mixes in his studio samples and guest musicians, computer and duduk (armenian oboe)..to draw with sound effects a landscape that streches from the Balkans to India. After a bunch of featurings on different compilations (Combat Dub ... Read More »

Ciné-Club: La belle vie – 15th Oct,2015

Initial release: April 9th, 2014 Director: Jean Denizot Running time: 1h33min French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Plot: Yves lives a secret life with his sons, Sylvain and Pierre. Ten years ago, he took them away from their mother, after a judicial decision forbidding him to see them. But the boys grow and the endless escape deprives them ... Read More »

Lecture: Malraux and India

Dr. Peter Tame, Vice-President of the Amitiés Internationales d’André Malraux and a researcher with Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, proposes a lecture on ‘André Malraux and India’ Malraux, interested in the Orient from an early age, travelled here in the 1920s. His first visit to India was between 1929 and 1931, after which he returned several times. . In 1926 he published La ... Read More »

Exhibition: The Road Chronicles

This project tells a human story of the Hindustan-Tibet Road and the Manali-Leh Highway. It is envisaged as an alternative travelogue – that tells the stories of the 90,000 or so seasonal labourers who travel every year to build roads in the upper reaches of the Himalayas for India’s Border Roads Organization (BRO). Their life stories; seasonal journeys; meanings given ... Read More »

Ciné-Club: Les lignes de Wellington

En septembre 1810, les troupes napoléoniennes, emmenées par le maréchal Masséna, envahissent le Portugal. Lors de la bataille de Buçaco, les Français sont défaits. Pourtant, les vainqueurs portugais et britanniques battent en retraite, sous le commandement du général Wellington. Celui-ci espère ainsi attirer l'ennemi à Torres Vedras, où il a fait bâtir des lignes de fortification infranchissables. Couplée à une politique de la terre brûlée, cette stratégie oblige les populations civiles à l'exode. Read More »

Design X Design : Exposé

Design in its many manifestations forms an integral part of every culture. Civilizations evolve and attain their full potential because of it. Design based on creative industries in India are witness to a fascinating churning, necessitating a search for a vision that may inform their evolution beyond – spanning education, profession and industry. Thus, involving exposes, roundtables, exhibitions etc. Design ... Read More »

Theatre: Fear and Trembling

About Fear and Trembling Winter 1990. In Brussels, Amélie Nothomb has finished her studies in medieval roman philology. She decides to travel back to Japan in order to work in a country she knows since she was born there. She gets a one year work contract for the Yumimoto Company. This job, more than she hopes for, will bring her ... Read More »