The Tourism Department, Government of Karnataka, plays an active role and acts as a catalyst in placing Karnataka on the list of must-visit places in India through several policy formulation measures that cover Infrastructure development at tourism destinations, Skill development for better employment opportunities, Mega Circuit Development and Last mile connectivity. It also provides fiscal incentives that come from policy formulation like providing subsidies etc.
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), a joint venture of Government of India and Government of Karnataka is a Special Purpose Vehicle entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of Bangalore Metro Rail Project.
The bangaloREsidency programme has been conceived as a long-term collaboration between the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore and various innovative and discerning contemporary art/cultural spaces and partners in Bangalore, with a view to offering German aspirants a space conducive to creative output and the opportunity to interact with Indian artists/experts, in the challenging context of Asia’s fastest-growing metropolis.
The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. They promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.
We champion, develop and invest in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives. We support activities across the arts, museums and libraries – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature, and crafts to collections.
Here, There and Everywhere is an artistic collaboration between India and the UK, showcasing the finest contemporary art practices across two unique cultures. The diverse and in-depth programme launches this January in Mumbai and culminates in March 2018. Venues ‘here’ (UK), ‘there’ (India), and ‘everywhere’ (across multiple sites and online), coincide with the seventieth anniversary of India’s independence from the UK, as well as the partition of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Through a series of exhibitions, projects, and residencies, Here, There and Everywhere looks beyond the surface to artistically explore what independence and autonomy really mean.
Here, There and Everywhere is supported through funding by Arts Council England as part of a national project, Reimagine India.
QUAD is a Cinema, Gallery, Café Bar, Digital resource and Workshop in the UK.
They are a creative hub that connects people and businesses to art and film and create opportunities for entertainment, education and participation. QUAD transforms lives through active participation in art and film.
Delfina Foundation is an independent, non-profit foundation dedicated to facilitating artistic exchange and developing creative practice through residencies, partnerships and public programming.
New Art Exchange (NAE) is a contemporary arts space in Nottingham that celebrates the region’s cultural richness and diversity. It is the largest gallery in the UK dedicated to culturally diverse contemporary visual arts. The venue presents an ever-changing programme of art exhibitions, creative activities for families and young people, film screenings, symposiums, lectures, festivals and a live performance programme of music, dance and theatre.
Art of Change 21 is an international platform in favour of the environment and sustainable development which bases itself on creativity, interdisciplinarity and co-creation. As such, the association brings together 21 artists, social entrepreneurs and engaged youth from 12 different countries (Kenya, New Zealand, Bahreïn, USA, Egypt, Australia, United Kingdom, France…), an experts committee made up of renowned French players in the field of social transformation and environmental innovation and a Bureau composed of three figures in the world of culture and sustainable development.
With around 2,800 students and 650 teaching staff, Zurich University of the Arts is one of the major universities of the arts in Europe. The study and research programme covers the areas of design, film, fine arts, music, dance, theatre, transdisciplinary studies, and the teaching of arts and design. The university also has many venues for exhibitions and performances, where the results of the education provided can be shown in public.
India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) is an independent, national, not-for-profit, grantmaking organisation based in Bangalore that supports practice, research and education in the arts and culture in India.
Founded in 2011, Unbox celebrates action at the intersection of different disciplines. It is an attempt by Quicksand to build momentum around design thinking and inter-disciplinary collaborations as the means of driving more sustainable and impactive social and cultural change in India.
REProduce is based in New Delhi, India – directly in the middle of a growing surge of musical talent, venues, and a budding audience base.
Within this unique space lies a certain challenge: how to maintain curatorial control and a distinct vision when surrounded by a nascent industry that is more interested in capitalizing and branding everything and everyone for short term benefits, as opposed to doing something truly innovative, sustainable, and interesting in the long term?
The Indian Sonic Research Organisation is a collective dedicated to the proliferation of creative music and experiments in sound. We are instrument builders and artists. Our performances incorporate DIY and home-made instruments made with discarded electronics and other found objects. We also run a community music lab and record label which disseminates works by Asian composers, sound artists and musicians.
Natya STEM (Space.Time.Energy.Movement) Dance Kampni believes in engaging recognizably ‘Indian’ movement aesthetic sensibilities to create a contemporary dance vocabulary. Madhu Natraj started the kampni 1995, to explore and create new expressions in dance. Today, it has emerged as one of India’s leading contemporary Indian dance companies, recognized for its lyrical and dynamic performances in India and abroad. The Kampni strives to create a dance vocabulary, which explores the limitless possibilities of the human form. Motifs of Indian movement disciplines, original music, experiments with rhythm, interactive design, come together to form the Kampni’s signature style.
Underground Worm founded in 2006, is a multidisciplinary Art & Design studio based in India with its members who are Transmedia Artists. The studio does unconventional and functional works with strong R&D base- by drawing thin line between art and design. The creative directors do self exploration through video installation art, painting, sculpture and photography that gets extended to prospective commercial projects in the area of Branding (Broadcast and Exhibition Designs), Publications (Writing, Illustration and Book Design), Films (TVC, Short, Feature, TV episodic series and Music Videos).
Community Drumjam Foundation is an organisation founded by Roberto Narain and Vasundhara Das, partners at Drumjam. The foundation aims to bring the joys and benefits of interactive group drumming and in-the-moment music making, to both communities at large, as well as populations in need.
Rereeti aims to transform Indian museums into spaces of learning, delight and meaningful engagement for Indian and overseas visitors. They hold workshops, seminars, conferences for museum professionals and outreach and learning programs for schools and communities.
VASP is an amateur theatre group started by theatre enthusiasts with the sole intention of contributing to theatre in a form which is helpful to those actively involved in it. Since its inception in Sep’09, they have been involved in various projects to promote theatre.
The Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology is a visionary, experimental and curatorial institute of media arts and sciences, that offers art and design education at the undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD levels. Srishti, as an institute, seeks to pull together the latest art, craft, and design ideas and practices from around the world and contextualize them in the emerging Indian context. It was set up in 1996 by the Ujwal Trust in Bangalore, India.
Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people campaigning to protect human rights.
The Agastya foundation’s goal is to augment government school curricula and help children grasp complex concepts through hands-on methods. The unique methods and programs at Agastya aim to address gaps in education systems that are stretched to their limits. Programs spark creative thinking and problem solving. Communities with few resources are uplifted and exposed to scientific realities, while superstitions are dispelled, and new opportunities are brought within the reach of India’s poor.
Pro Helvetia New Delhi supports and disseminates Swiss arts and culture in South Asia. We promote cultural exchange, develop and nurture long-term partnerships, initiate co-productions and support residencies.