Jaipur Kala Chaupal


Residency Events (15th-31st Oct. 2017)

Day Date Time Event Description
Day 1 15th October 2017 Volunteer and Apprentice Breafings Guru Shishya programme-each artist will have a younger across strata apprentice to work over the residency period for learning and impact and during the exposition.
Day 2 19th October 2017 Artist Arrivals Assignation of rooms on arrival
6 pm onwards Diwali Pooja followed by dinner
Day 3 20th October 2017 Residency commencement Setting context and material handover
“Our Body and Hands in the Water”
4.40 pm-5.40 pm Prof Khangarot Technique of water harvesting : The Jaigarh fort in Amber(Rajasthan)
Dr Kalpana Agrawal Stepping into the Bawaries of Amber and Jaipur
 5.40pm-6.20 pm Shanti Norris Introduction to Alchemy Vessel Project
Leela Bordia (Neerja Pottery) Overview of techniques for hand-painting on ceramic surfaces
6.30 pm Free interactions with artists, media and dignitaries
Day 4 21st October 2017 5-7 pm Jennifer Macklem Hot and Cool: Contemporary Canadian Art
Prof. Suresh Nair Presentation on Pollution of the Sacred Ganges
Day 5 22nd October 2017 5-7 pm Manjari Varde Talk and short film on Art in Chakras
Alla Dickson USA Artist “Sharing the joy of life through art…”
Suggested trip Son-et- Lumiere at Amber Fort
Day 6 23rd October 2017 Excursion Day
10.00 am Bus leaves from Hotel Diggi Palace
11.00 am- 2.00 pm Visit to Neerja Potteries
4.00-5.30 pm “Heritage Water Walk at Nahargarh Fort” by Neeraj Doshi of RAIN Water.
Day 7 24th October 2017 5-7pm Prof Chinmay Mehta Mandana art of Sawai Madhopur village
Day 8 25th October 2017 5-7pm  Sandra Hansen Water Pollution and Eco artist
Followed by discussions amongst artistic fraternity
Day 9 26th October 2017 5-7pm Shanti Norris and Susan Firestone Art in Healing (Interactions with oncologists/palliative caregivers/afflicted patients)
Day 10 27th October 2017 5-7pm Pooyan Hashemi Art and Tech
Day 11 28th October 2017 Excursion Day
10:30am Bus leaves Hotel Diggi
Visit to Kagzi, a paper factory (Wasli paper process)
Visit to Sanganeri block printers
Visit to carpet factory (time permitting)
Day 12 29th October 2017 5-7pm Open interaction of artists with visitors
Day 13 30th October 2017 10am-7.30 pm Handover of Art all day
Day 14 31st October 2017 Transportaion and Exhibition set up at Jawahar Kala Kendra.

Our Body & Hands in Water (1st Nov. 2017)

11:00 – 11:30am 11:00 – 1:00pm & 4pm – 6pm All Day All Day 8:30 – 9:30pm
Suresh K Nair – Dance Performance Meet the Artist Bhavani GS Artist Exposition in an Atelier Format Artist Exposition on Collaborations Musical Performance – Fusion on “The Myriad moods of water”
Known as the dancing professor, Suresh will paint a 25×8 feet stretched sheet in Rangayan on ‘Water’- (30 mins) Workshop ‘Our Body and Hands in Water’ ‘Our Body and Hands in Water’ Introduced by Anita Dhawan
Memories of Water – Material + Paper Curation/Performance- Thumri- Sveta Hattangady Kilpady (Classcal Singer)
11:30 – 12:10pm 5:30 – 6:30pm Jazz troupe and Kathak dancers
Helen Frederick – Our Body and Hands in Water Live Demonstration Rahul Baswani
Artistry of hand papermaking Mandana – A dying art Sierra Next – People to use their artistic ability/inability for self-reflection 8:30pm onwards
Sand casting and pendulum imagery BY SPECIAL INVITE/RSVP ONLY
Kagzi After Party for Artists/Dignitaries/Media at Hotel Diggi Palace
12:10 – 12:40pm Live Demonstration Folk Dancers/Musicians and DJ
Rajeev Sethi – Art Curator – Padma Bhushan Awardee Paper Pulp
Pop-up Market- 20 stores (collaborators + 2 stores for Apprentices)
12:40pm – 1:10pm Meet the Artist – Shubhika Lal Creating Marketing linkages
Ela Menon – Celebrity Artist Workshop
Broken Matkis with apprentices in the morning and Paper Art with children in the evening
1:10pm – 2:00pm
Visual arts for social impact
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Free interactions-artists, media and dignitaries and walk through the art spaces- Lunch (JKK Café)
The walk through will be curated by Abhimanyu Singh Tomar with his models for Taika-Poonam Bhagat. The models will walk the dignitaries through from Rangayan to Madyavarti to Chatrudik and finally to Sphutik
The clothing has to be in sync with ‘Our Body & Hands in Water’- shades of blue and white and flowing with environmentally friendly textiles.
4:00 – 5:30pm
Panel Discussion  Ojjas
A Journey of Water-Aquaducts to Canals- Interdependence & Sustainabiltiy in Rajasthan  Live Demonstration
A moderated panel discussion on water and its impact on communities  Mud Resist
Sriram Vedire – Chairperson, Rajasthan River Basin and Water Resources Planning Authority
Ministry of Water Resources, River development and Ganga rejuvenation

Shashank Singh Barefoot (community mentor/pariah),
community issues with water

Bhavani GS- An artist whose journey has become ‘water’- River Kaveri
Q & A- 30 mins.

Continuity (2nd Nov. 2017)

11:00 – 12:00 pm 11:00 – 1:00pm & 4pm – 6pm All Day All Day
Breaking norms and providing continuity Meet the Artist Bhavani GS Artist Exposition in an Atelier Format Artist Exposition on Collaborations
Moderator- Shaili Chopra Workshop ‘Our Body and Hands in Water’ ‘Our Body and Hands in Water’
an Indian business journalist, author and entrepreneur and founder of ‘She the People’ TV Memories of Water – Material + Paper
Panelists Chinmaya Mehta
Ms. Shanti Norris Co-founder Smith Center of Healing Live Demonstration
The Shanti Norris Cancer Retreat Fund was launched in May 2017 as a lasting tribute to Founding Executive Director Shanti Norris’ 21 years of service to Smith Center for Healing and the Arts. This fund supports Smith Center’s most intimate, transformative and pioneering work, our​ Cancer Retreats. All contributions to the fund will offset the cost of the retreats for cancer survivors and ​their ​caregivers and will also enable us to continue offering partial scholarship assistance Mandana – A dying art
Dr. Susan Firestone Kagzi
Susan is a practicing artist and art psychotherapist in private practice in New York. Live Demonstration
Susan is a trustee of Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Paper Pulp
Meet the Artist – Shubhika Lal
Ms. Pooja Sood – DG Tech, Jawahar Kala Kendra Workshop
Co-founder of Khoj and present Director General Jawahar Kala Kendra Broken Matkis with apprentices in the morning and Paper Art with children in the evening
Ms. Leela Bordia (Neerja Blue Pottery) Ojjas
An institution herself for the revival of the blue pottery industry in Jaipur Live Demonstration
http://www.shethepeople.tv/leela-bordia-brings-alive-a-dying-art-form-via-jaipur-blue-pottery/ Mud Resist
Sustainability and design using traditional methods of Bagru printing and Wonder workshops
Q & A- 30 mins
12.30 pm-1.10 pm
From the eyes of a Collector
Rahul Baswani (40 mins)
He views the role of the collector as beyond just the buyer of the artwork: the collector is a supporter of the artist and a patron of the arts.
3 pm-4 pm
Paula Sengupta
How contemporary practice appropriates traditional craft and textile practices to develop new languages.
‘Rivers of Blood’ project is particularly focused on water, though rivers play an important role in almost all my works
Moutushi Chakraborty
Developmental Language in Printmaking from pre-historic to contemporary

A River Journey (3rd Nov. 2017)

All Day All Day 6:00 – 8:00pm
Artist Exposition in an Atelier Format Artist Exposition on Collaborations Closing Ceremony
‘Our Body and Hands in Water’ ‘Our Body and Hands in Water’ Mr Ram Pratapji Diggi , Jyotika Diggi & Premila Singh.
Vote of thanks to participants and handing over of participation certificates to artists,
10:30 – 11:10am apprentices and volunteers by the Organisers.
Margarita Chacon
Water in prehistoric Mexico, Tialoc, the god of water cenotes, sacred water of the Mayas, Water in contemporary Mexico 8:30pm onwards
Dinner/drinks/pop up/performance- Sveta/Val Shipley/Anita
11:10 – 12:00pm
Bhavani GS
A talk and film showcasing River Kaveri
12:00 – 1:00pm
Jennifer Macklem
Screening of short film – Varanasi. Northern Movement, Culture art forthing in Canadian cool
1:00 – 1:50pm
Sandra Hansen
Our Exquisite pollution – A Presentation
3:00 – 4:00pm
Larissa Noury
Development of art and architecture on the banks of the River Seine