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December 2015

The Success Story of Rereeti And What Lies Ahead

On the occasion of Rereeti completing a year, our Founder-Director Tejshvi Jain shares with readers the story of its beginning, the struggles we faced and what we have lined up for 2016.   ‘Be the change you wish to see’ – Mahatma Gandhi This December, our blog completes one year and I would like to thank our readers for supporting us through our journey. …

Pop Goes the Museum: Pop-Up Exhibitions Can Inspire Innovative Curatorial Approaches in India

Pop Goes the Museum: Pop-Up Exhibitions Can Inspire Innovative Curatorial Approaches in India

Pop-up museums act as an alternative space by marrying the museum’s ethnographic approach with the style and content of contemporary art exhibitions, writes Nilofar Shamim Haja. Image: Video installation at the ‘Making Music Making Space’ Hindustani Sangeet in Bombay/Mumbai in Mumbai’s Studio X gallery, June 15-July 7. Photo courtesy author. Museums and cultural institutions in the Global South work with …

Imagining a Museum for Contemporary Arts in India

About the Modern is a four-part series by Sumitra Sunder that traces the evolution of contemporary art in India’s metropolitan cities and how the movement has flourished outside the traditional spaces of museums and galleries. This is the concluding part of the series. You can read part one here, part two here and part three here. Image: Shahzia Sikander, Many Faces or The Resurgence of …