Upcoming events

Alliance Française de Delhi – Gurgaon Centre

invites you for a Film Screening as a part of

“Body: Archive of Memory”
exhibition of Ceramics and Photography

16th Dec 2017 | 5:00pm
Exhibition on view till 23rd December 2017 (open all 7days – 9:00am to 6pm)

Alliance Française de Delhi – Gurgaon Centre, S-24/8 DLF Phase III, Gurgaon

Kathakali, 1991- 26 minutes.

A Kathakali school in Kerala. The film follows the rhythm of life at the school, their dance practice and the intense training they and their body and mind undergoes to become accomplished Kathakali artists. Shot at the PSV Natya Sangam in Kottacal.This film was produced by LA SEPT and was screened on French television.

This will be followed by a discussion with the Filmmaker, Renuka George herself.

Interview with Kader Attia– 16 minutes

Kader Attia (b. 1970, France), grew up in Paris and in Algeria, lives and works between Berlin and Paris.  For many years, he has been exploring the perspective that societies have on their history, especially as regards experiences of deprivation and suppression, violence and loss, and how this affects the evolving of nations and individuals — each of them being connected to collective memory.

Alliance Française de Delhi – Gurgaon Centre

invites you to the opening night of

“Body: Archive of Memory”
exhibition of Ceramics and Photography

With the performance :


by Aastha Gandhi & Ankush on

25th Nov 2017 | 7:00pm
Exhibition on view till 23rd December 2017

(open all 7days – 9:00am to 6pm)

Alliance Française de Delhi – Gurgaon Centre

S-24/8 DLF Phase III, Gurgaon

“The body is not a thing, it is a situation: it is our grasp on the world and our sketch of our project”― Simone de Beauvoir


Ela Mukherjee
Ceramic artist, Fulbright Scholar and Charles Wallace awardee, Ela Mukherjee, is a clay artist and art educator. Her works are about repetitive sequencing with separate elements to form a cohesive sculptural group. The artist lives and works from her studio in Delhi, India.

Elodie Alexandre
Élodie Alexandre is a French ceramic artist and illustrator from Cardiff School of Art and Design (CSAD) Wales, UK currently based in Delhi, India.
Her illustrative constructions are inspired by narratives about feelings of displacement, memories of places and everyday-life anecdotes associated with objects.

Dipalee Daroz
Dipalee Daroz is a ceramic artist based in Delhi, who has studied under Prof Takeshi Yasuda, a world renowned ceramist; as a part of the Charles Wallace award. She has held numerous shows of her works, both in galleries as well as in art institutions of great repute. She has also assisted in the making of various documentaries on ceramics.

Reyaz Badaruddin
Reyaz has studied ceramic design at Banaras Hindu University and  Cardiff, UK, in 2009 on a Charles Wallace Fellowship. His practice deals with forms derived from architecture. For him, it is important for the forms to relate to one another, to create an environment, and to establish a relationship and a visible contrast between each other.

Mudita Bhandari
Mudita is a recipient of The Ceramic Art Residency Program of the FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums (FLICAM) in Fuping China. Her works are in collection with many private art collectors heritage and cultural centres.The artist lives and works from her studio in Indore, India.


Rajesh Kumar Singh
He uses photography as a means to express his interpretation of the world make photographs that draw audience into the human struggle. His choice of subject stems from a deep interest in the marginal sections of the society . Their story which often remains untold hide stirring tales of human endeavor, of human spirit.

Anushree Fadnavis
Anushree Fadnavis is not just a daily commuter in the Ladies Only section of Mumbai locals but also a prolific photojournalist – one of the most followed Indians on Instagram. Anushree photographs the women she meets on Mumbai’s local trains every day, captures their poignant stories


Astha Gandhi
Aastha Gandhi is a trained Odissi dancer and a performance researcher. She has participated in performance festivals world over as a dancer and a master class trainer. She also experiments and explores other means of investigating movement such
as performance- space, city- space and text. She is currently pursuing her PhD from the school of Art and aesthetics, JNU

Ankush is an artist who is interested in the ‘process’ which spans
beyond the ‘events’ of curation and performance. He has been part of performances internationally. He is currently pursuing his PhD  from the school of Art and aesthetics, JNU  with music and gender as his focus.