On the occasion of the 7th Krishnakriti Annual Festival Of Art & Culture from 7th to 11th January, Kalakriti Art Gallery is presenting a talk show by Dr. Alka Pande on 10th January at the Taj Deccan.
Dr. Alka Pande is currently a Consultant Arts Advisor and Curator of the Visual Arts Gallery at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. With 2 post graduate degrees, one in History and the second in History of Art, and a PhD from Punjab University, she was formerly Head of Department of Fine Arts, Punjab University, and the Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Punjab University.
A recipient of the Charles Wallace Award in 1999-2000, Dr. Pande completed her Post-Doctoral studies in Critical Art Theory from Goldsmith College, University of London. She has been responsible for curating several significant and perceptive exhibitions in India and abroad.
The Krishnakriti Art And Culture Festival is being organised every year by the Lahoti Foundation which was established by artist Prashant Lahoti in memory of his father Krishnachandra B Lahoti. On this occasion, art camps are organised by eminent artists, and the works are auctioned off at the end of the festival. The proceeds from the sales go to The Krishnachandra B Lahoti Scholarship which sponsors holistic education for deserving and needy students.
The entry is by invitations only, available at Kalakriti Art Gallery on road no. 10, Banjara Hills. Please contact Kalakriti Art Gallery at 6656-4466 for further details.