Indian ceramics triennale at JKK


Jaipur, August 23.  Ceramic art will come alive at the first Indian Ceramics Triennale, ‘Breaking Ground’ to be held at Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) from August 31  to  November 18.

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The first-ever international ceramics event is being organized in collaboration with the Contemporary Clay Foundation. ‘Breaking Ground’ has been developed under the advice and experience of Director, Nature Morte Gallery, Peter Nagy; Co-Founder and renowned artist Ray Meeker and Director General, JKK, Pooja Sood.

It has been conceived and driven by a six-member core team of mid-career ceramic artists including Anjani Khanna; Madhvi Subrahmanian; Neha Kudchadkar;  Reyaz Badaruddin;  Sharbani Das Gupta; and Vineet Kacker.

The event will include 35 Indian and 12 international artist projects, 10 collaborations, 12 speakers, a symposium, film screenings along with workshops for adults and children.

The 12 participating international artists will include – British artist and Co-presenter of the BBC’s popular ‘Great Pottery Throwdown’Kate Malone; former artist in residence at the Victoria and Albert Museum and Korean artist, Juree Kim; internationally recognized Japanese artist, Hoshino Saturo, among others. Indian participating artist will include –Aarti Vir; Adil Writer; Ajay Kanwal; Anjani Khanna; Antra Sinha; Ashwini Bhatt; Ashim Paul; Atita Taware; Benitha Perciyal, among others.

An exhibition of works by the late Kripal Singh Shekhawat, the artist behind the revival of Jaipur Blue pottery will also be showcased.

 

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