THE WAY OF LIGHT:  A SITE - SPECIFIC SOUND & LIGHT PERFORMANCE

THE WAY OF LIGHT: A SITE – SPECIFIC SOUND & LIGHT PERFORMANCE

                                                EXPERIMENTA INDIA PRESENTS THE WAY OF LIGHT a site-specific sound and light performance by Shumona Goel, Michael Northam, Tabasheer Zutshi, and Avijit Mukul Kishore. APRIL 10...
Adolfas Mekas Award 2013

Adolfas Mekas Award 2013

EXPERIMENTA 2013 Congratulations to Kush Badhwar ‘Blood Earth’ wins the Adolfas Mekas award Kush Badhwar ‘Blood Earth’ India 2013 video 40 min Kucheipadar village in Odisha is a bauxite-rich block that since India’s economic liberalisation has been the subject of violent conflict between Adivasis and a mining venture. The singing...
1st December @ Experimenta 2013

1st December @ Experimenta 2013

1st December| Sunday | 2:00pm | 60mins | MMB READY FOR MY NEXT SELF DISPLAY ARTIST TALK BY SUSANNE SACHSSE “In this talk, I use my recent experiences in film and performance to reconsider my background as an East German actress. Through a discussion of my work with such stage directors...
30th November @ Experimenta 2013

30th November @ Experimenta 2013

  30th November| Saturday | 2:00pm | 57mins | MMB SPECIAL FOCUS – JAPAN RECIPES FROM THE JAPANESE KITCHEN Curated by Chris Gehman 1. Ito Takashi ‘Zone’ Japan 1995 16mm 13 minutes Later in his career, Ito’s practice shifted from one based on the exploration of representational space, and influenced by...
29th November @ Experimenta 2013

29th November @ Experimenta 2013

      29th November| Friday | 2:00pm | 60mins | MMB THE SEVENTH GATE – FOUR FILMS AND AN ARTIST TALK BY CHRIS GEHMAN “The seventh gate is the gate of projection, which will take off all veils that have been upon the most Holy place, where we may enter,...
28th November @ Experimenta 2013

28th November @ Experimenta 2013

    28th December | Thursday | 3:30 pm | 60mins | MMB ARTIST PROFILE 1 – MARGARET TAIT Curated by Benjamin Cook, Director, LUX London Margaret Tait was one of Britain’s most unique and individual filmmakers. She studied film at the Centro Sperimentale di Fotografia in Rome during the...
'SAMSKARA' OPENING EXPERIMENTA 2013

‘SAMSKARA’ OPENING EXPERIMENTA 2013

Above Image from original ‘Samskara’ brochure, designed by S.G.Vasudev   27th November | Wednesday | 11pm, 2pm, 6.30pm | 113mins | Badami House ‘SAMSKARA’ Directed by Pattabhi Rama Reddy India 1970 35mm 113min Samskara (funeral Rites) is the story of a rebel Brahmin who throughout his life has violated the basic...
EXPERIMENTA 2013 IS HERE

EXPERIMENTA 2013 IS HERE

EXPERIMENTA, India’s first and only independent festival celebrating moving image art is now in its 8th edition. Presented in Bangalore, India, this groundbreaking festival, is brought to you by the Experimenta Film Society. The festival will showcase over 50 films and videos from across the world, host live experimental music performances, installations, and talks over...
Film Societies: When Godard Rode the 17:05 Borivli Local

Film Societies: When Godard Rode the 17:05 Borivli Local

  Amrit Gangar, film theorist, curator, historian and cinephile, believes that the film society movement in India was largely petit bourgeois. Although he was in the thick of it, in the 1970s and the years to follow, he has no illusions about its achievements. In 2005, Shai Heredia invited him...
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THE WAY OF LIGHT:  A SITE - SPECIFIC SOUND & LIGHT PERFORMANCE

THE WAY OF LIGHT: A SITE – SPECIFIC SOUND & LIGHT PERFORMANCE

                                              EXPERIMENTA INDIA PRESENTS THE WAY OF LIGHT a site-specific sound and light performance by Shumona Goel, Michael Northam, Tabasheer Zutshi, and Avijit Mukul Kishore. APRIL 10 & 11, 2014, Mumbai TIMINGS: 7:00-7:45...
EXPERIMENTA 2013 IS HERE

EXPERIMENTA 2013 IS HERE

EXPERIMENTA, India’s first and only independent festival celebrating moving image art is now in its 8th edition. Presented in Bangalore, India, this groundbreaking festival, is brought to you by the Experimenta Film Society. The festival will showcase over 50 films and videos from across the world, host live experimental music performances, installations, and talks over 5 days at the Goethe-Institut/Max...
SUPPORT EXPERIMENTA 2013!

SUPPORT EXPERIMENTA 2013!

India”s first and only Experimental film festival Experimenta 2013 needs your encouragement to continue showcasing moving image art from across the world. Please make a donation to Experimenta 2013! NOVEMBER 27 – DECEMBER 1, 2013   [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLHqufk9nRk&w=560&h=336.875&rel=0]   Click here to donate. EXPERIMENTA aims to raise Rs 5,50,000/- for organizing a festival celebrating cutting edge...
EXPERIMENTA 2013 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

EXPERIMENTA 2013 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

    Call for Entries  Experimenta 2013   Experimenta – the International festival of Moving Image Art in India seeks artists’ films and videos from any country that challenge popular and conventional modes of cinema. Abstract to obscure compositions produced on the margins of contemporary screen-culture are welcome. Innovative, cutting edge and non-traditional work that attempts to aesthetically extend...
The Experimenta Residency: Call for applications

The Experimenta Residency: Call for applications

                            Experimenta India announces a Call for Applications from artist filmmakers, sound artists, academics and curators from Germany, for a Residency programme in Bangalore in collaboration with The Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore The resident will be hosted by Srishti College of Art, Design...
@ Tate Modern; London Indian Film Festival June (23/24, 2012)

@ Tate Modern; London Indian Film Festival June (23/24, 2012)

This pair of screenings highlights recent risk-taking films from India including work by Desire Machine Collective, Iram Ghufran, Shreyasi Kar, Natasha Mendonca, and Ekta Mittal & Yashaswini Raghunandan. Curated by Shai Heredia, director of Experimenta India.                                     Presented...
@ VIDEOEX International Experimental Film and Video Festival

@ VIDEOEX International Experimental Film and Video Festival

EXPERIMENTA INDIA has been invited to VIDEOEX, International Experimental film & Video Festival Zürich (May 27-June3, 2012)  to showcase compelling moving image art from India at this year”s festival  The participation has been supported by Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council.                            ...
CINEMA OF PRAYOGA

CINEMA OF PRAYOGA

CINEMA OF PRAYOGA is a unique touring exhibition of artists’ film and video work from India, both historical and contemporary. These films and videos were originally excavated from archives and showcased by Shai Heredia at EXPERIMENTA India between 2004 – 2006. @ TATE MODERN (15-19 September, 2006) Made available for the first time in the...
RELOCATIONS - Curated and presented by Stefanie Schulte Strathaus

RELOCATIONS – Curated and presented by Stefanie Schulte Strathaus

Goethe Institut, Bangalore in collaboration with Experimenta Film Society, and BAR1 presents, Relocations: A programme of 16 mm films from a living film archive. Curated and presented by Stefanie Schulte Strathaus. 23rd May 2012 @ Goethe Institute Bangalore Cinema is brought to a mountain village, film history is fast forwarded, a New York street view...
ITEM NUMBER, a film by Oliver Husain

ITEM NUMBER, a film by Oliver Husain

Experimenta Film Society in collaboration with GALLERYSKE invites you to the premiere of ITEM NUMBER, a film by Oliver Husain. HD Video, 16min, 2012, English (Canada/India) View trailer here:http://vimeo.com/40154676 Oliver Husain will be present for a post screening Q&A Venue: GALLERYSKE, 2. Berlie Street, Langford Town, Bangalore 560025 # +91 80 65951972 / 41120873  ...
Twinning Artists -- Twinning Cities: AVALON (Bangalore and Toronto)

Twinning Artists — Twinning Cities: AVALON (Bangalore and Toronto)

Twinning Artists — Twinning Cities: AVALON (Bangalore and Toronto) January 26 to June 3, 2012 Artists: Abhishek Hazra
 Oliver Husain
 Yashas Shetty
 Bharathesh G D Curators: Shai Heredia and Charles Reeve @ Onsite [at] OCAD U                                      ...
Natasha Mendonca's 'Jan Villa' wins the Adolfas Mekas Award @ Experimenta 2011

Natasha Mendonca’s ‘Jan Villa’ wins the Adolfas Mekas Award @ Experimenta 2011

‘Jan Villa’ Natasha Mendonca, India 2011 16mm on dvd colour & b&w sound 20mins After the monsoon floods of 2005 that submerged Bombay, the filmmaker returns to her city to examine the personal impact of the devastating event. The result is Jan Villa, a tapestry of images that studies the space of a post-colonial metropolis but in a way that...