Monday , 21 October 2019


Ciné-Club: COMME DES GARÇONS: 20 December 2018 | 6:30pm

Reims, in 1969. Paul Coutard, inveterate seducer and sports correspondent to the everyday life (daily paper), the inhabitant of the Champagne region, decides to organize a feminine soccer match to challenge his director (manager) during the annual carnival of the newspaper. His biggest enemy, Emmanuelle Bruno, executive secretary, finds himself grateful (inescapable) to assist him (it). Without knowing it, they are together going to launch into the creation of the first women's team of soccer of France. Read More »

Ciné-Club: LUMIÈRE D’ÉTÉ: 18 December 2018 | 10am

A shimmering glass hotel at the top of a remote Provençal mountain provides the setting for a tragicomic tapestry about an obsessive love pentangle, whose principals range from an artist to a hotel manager to a dam worker. Scripted by Jacques Prévert and Pierre Laroche, the film was banned from theaters for the duration of the occupation for its dark portrayal of the hedonistic excesses of the ruling class. Today, it is often singled out as Jean Grémillon's greatest achievement. Read More »

OLIVIER MOULIN – A Piano recital tribute to Debussy and Hazrat I. Khan

The French pianist Olivier Moulin studied under Eric Heidsieck and Gery Moutier at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique of Lyon, where he was unanimously awarded first prize with honors. After advanced studies in the same institution, he continued his training in Austria at the Salzburg Mozarteum in the classes of Karl – Heinz Kammerling and Clemens Hagen, where he obtained a Master of Arts with highest honors.       Read More »

ZOOM DADA – A Hip-Hop Theatrical Dance Show

Two individuals, having no idea whatsoever of how to shape themselves, set off in search of inspiration. At the end of their quest, their portrait will inevitably have a false air of traversed paintings, invented dances. A journey that will prove to be completely self -revealing Read More »

Design X Design – Talk | 29th November 2018 | 7:00pm

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 by Design is a step in that direction. Read More »

Ciné-Club: M: 27 November 2018 | 10am

Lila and Mo meet at a bus stop. Lila has a paralyzing speech impediment. Mo is chatty and exuberant. Lila is preparing for her exams. Mo illegally races cars for a living. Opposites attract, and they fall in love. But Mo carries a secret burden. Read More »

Ciné-Club: CONTE D’ÉTÉ: 22 November 2018 | 6:30pm

A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in town. She in turn introduces him to a further young lady who fancies him. Thus the quiet young lad finds he is having to do some tricky juggling in territory new to him. Read More »

Exhibition: BACK FROM FRANCE: Retelling the India-France-India story

The ‘Back From France’ program intends to provide a platform to deserving young Indian artists (of less than 40 years of age) who have returned from France after a stay of more than six months. Most of them are scholars from Ecole Nationale Superieure de Beaux-arts, Paris. Through two solo exhibitions of two different artists every year (in February and November, from 2018-2021), the ‘Back from France’ program shall try to locate the art practice of these young artists in the larger sphere of contemporary Indian art practice and also challenge the existing notions of encounter, reception, influence and impact of the French milieu on Indian art today. Read More »

Concert: Cosmos Project – Beethoven and India

There is a genuine historical link between Beethoven and Indian culture: in search of the depth of this culture and fascinated by the translation of mystical Indian texts (the Upanishad), which was released in 1816 in Germany, Beethoven immersed himself in these texts and even wrote a Brahmanic Indian poem in his notebooks to put it to music! This relationship has never been explored in concert or recording. That is why we want to pay tribute to Beethoven with this "Cosmos" project. Read More »