Exhibitions & Installations
We invite you to experience a wide variety of exhibitions showcasing a range of themes, practices, and media.
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Bamboo: A Way of Life
Across the world, numerous communities have woven bamboo into the very fabric of their existence. In India, it has been an inherent component of life in the Northeast where bamboo thrives abundantly. This deep-rooted tradition encompasses not merely a means of earning a livelihood but rather, a profound way of life, where each individual possesses the innate ability to craft bamboo with seemingly effortless finesse.
Crafted Expressions: Embodied Traditions in the Indian Performing Arts
One can say that the performing arts in their entirety, are a reflection of the belief systems, material culture, and the diverse craft skills of a region.
We live on the blue planet, and all this water continually captures carbon.
Cartoon Natyam is a digital initiative by Veena Basavarajaiah designed to create a space to have conversations around various questions relevant to the art world.
A Longing for Home | Food Booth
‘A Longing for Home: Phone Booth’ is a captivating installation designed to honour and preserve cherished family recipes in a unique and interactive way. This innovative setup invites individuals to step into the phone booth and embark on a nostalgic culinary journey.
Time As a Mother
Time as a Mother examines our temporal relationships towards nature and the built environments we live with. What is time? We perceive it in relation to our own lifespans, failing to comprehend deep time as a force on the planet, shaping our very existence as a species.
Goa Familia: Let the Sound Linger
This year, Goa Familia is dedicated to encapsulating music and song as the quintessence of the Goan spirit, employing performance as a lens through which to interpret cultural and communal experiences. Viewed through a prism of family archives and public records, the exhibition navigates a wide cross-section of musical histories.
This project by The Packet invites artists to reconsider what is held to be sacred in the contemporary and asks them to imagine rites of deconsecration that rupture notions of the sacred and reconstruct it instead, as rites performed from the margins.
At Serendipity Arts, we strive to document and bolster interdisciplinary and cross-cultural exchanges in the arts through a range of writing initiatives.
Serendipity Arles Grant 2023-24 Phase-I
Serendipity Arts Residency 2023
Serendipity Arts Residency is an intensive studio-based residency for emerging artists.
Street Canvas: Hand-Painted Signs from India and the Dominican Republic
The Embassy of the Dominican Republic in India invited artists Aradhana Seth and Maurice Sanchez to present work from their archives which documents the world of hand́-painted signs from India and the Dominican Republic.
This workshop was an Open Call for photographers who were mentored and guided on individual projects of their choice. Participants worked remotely from their locations on a photo project for 3 months.
Potluck: The Cui-zine Library
This library houses zines: non-commercial, small-circulation and self-published booklets. Its collection will explore food through themes such as nostalgia, desire, disability, heritage, caste, gender, labour, play, and more.
The nights will follow the days
The nights will follow the days is premised on the story of the haunting reappearance of a woman who allegedly returns to her home numerous times, much after her passing.
The Island That Never Gets Flooded 2023
Artists can contribute to the public realm in many ways, the outcomes of which may not always be readily defined as art.
Roots to Resilience
An action research + participatory exploration of people & their tuber crops.
Turning: On Field and Work
This exhibition explores artistic projects that foreground other ways of knowing and inhabiting the world. With a focus on materiality, it explores the way these forms of knowing are inscribed, written in, and carried forth from the ground itself, embedded in materials, transmitted through processes of making.
The image is a central part of memory, learning, experience and looking. This exhibition explores the image as an arrival and departure point with sound as the crux of the formation of reading/ deciphering images.
Fields of Forces
At the invitation of the Serendipity Arts Festival, the Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris presents an exhibition titled Fields of Forces bringing together a set of video works from its collection. The project focuses on the dynamics and driving forces – coordinated, combined or resistant and dissident – that shape the world.
200 CM from Your Shadow
Together, Mumbai-based artists Shilpa Gupta and Biraaj Dodiya present curated bodies of work in 200 CM from Your Shadow – titled after an excerpt from Shilpa Gupta’s flapboard on view, WeAreCloserThanYouEverImagined. This interdisciplinary project features works across mediums to explore representations of destabilised structures and alternative possibilities that threaten exclusionary systems of power and perspective.