The Conclave includes Talks/ Lectures/ Retrospectives/ Discussions.
October 3rd & 4th, 2012
Venue: The International Centre Goa
CONCEPT - The State of Art Education in India: Reviews and Remedies - We are a witness to the change in Indian contemporary art practice, education, production and its reception.This conference will bring together critical views about the state of art education in our country by practitioners and experts in the field. This will be an attempt to address some crucial issues regarding art education – its relevance in the contemporary context, a re-look at the content and its communication. We need to review and address the conflict of theory – art history and art practice and to have a comprehensive plan to share concerns of teachers and students. We need to dialogue about art education and its practice, in the context of a more holistic approach that is socially and politically relevant.
Although the Conclave is open to all, it is designed to particularly benefit practicing artists, faculty and students of art, who are expected to participate from different parts of India. The Conclave will draw immense academic value to Goa by providing a reason to eminent members of the art fraternity to visit Goa and contribute to the continuing process of a very high level of exchange of ideas in Goa.
Objectives: The primary objectives of the Conclave are as follows:
• To create a rich and vibrant community of artists and art lovers in Goa.
• To create common meeting ground to all for exchanging contemporary arts and
• To create a conducive space for interaction between the faculty & students of
• To facilitate conversations between students & the practicing artists.
All programs are focused on learning from the experience of experts and providing exposure
to young artists / students to visual arts.
Registration Fee: The registration fee of the Conclave, which also includes lunch and refreshment during the Conclave, is as follows:
Students – Rs. 1,500/- per participant
Others – Rs. 2,500/- per participant
For further details, please feel free to contact:
Mr. Sanjiv Mirchandani
Indian Ateliers Goa
Mr. Arjun Halarnkar
Programme Manager, The International Centre Goa