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The Park’s New Festival 2018: Celebrating 12 years of #CuratingCulture

September 4, 2018 - September 6, 2018

The Park’s New Festival 2018: Celebrating 12 years of #CuratingCulture

The Park’s New Festival 2018: Celebrating 12 years of #CuratingCulture

The Park Hotels, pioneers of luxury boutique hotels in India, and Prakriti Foundation brings a bouquet of commendable performing arts across music, dance, comedy and dramatic theatre with The Park’s New Festival 2018. To be held across 6 cities over a period of almost a month, this is the 12th edition of this annual cultural rendezvous.

To be held across six cities – Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad, The Park’s New Festival will kick start from 30th Aug in Chennai and will culminate on 21st September, 2018 in Hyderabad.

Artists Line up:

Stories by Hand by Preeti Vasudevan
Stories by Hand is a solo work on identity told through personal stories and narrated through the continuous placement and displacement of gestures affected by memory. Stories by Hand is a solo work searching for an individual identity through stories which are personal, mythical, and social and are narrated through the continuous placement and displacement of gestures affected by memory. Stories by Hand takes the hand gestures of Bharatanatyam (classical Indian dance) as the basis for a storytelling dance-theater interweaving east and west, past and present, the mythic and the everyday. The show is experienced through three clustered themes: Relationships, The Dancing Body and Death.

Noise Over Artists- A stand-up comedy show by Rajiv Rajaram & Utsav Chakraborty
Featuring two voice over (One Professional & One Rookie) professionals who have been creating more noises than voices since their childhoods. Rajiv Rajaram & Utsav Chakraborty aims to take through the everyday absurdities that voice-over artist endure and the impact it has on their lives. In a time of fake news, family WhatsApp groups and absolute polarization; two men will stand up and try to make you understand the greatest weapon that is used by our fellow Indians.

To See or Not To See – A talk by Ana Lamata
Ana Lamata, Ph.D. in Contemporary Art History, has largely focused her research on the resonances between art and science. To See or Not to See is a reflection on how, at the beginning of the 20th century, the discovery of X-rays changed the way the world was perceived and the notion of reality itself. Today, when new technologies are challenging again our conceptions of reality, art can play a vital role in decoding these discoveries, questioning conventions and just helping us see.

Two Sides of Karma by IndoSoul
IndoSoul is a leading band from Chennai that has extensively performed across the country and in USA. Their band, led by violinist & singer, Karthick Iyer has been in the scene since 2012 and their third album, ‘Two sides of Karma’, is a testimony for their success. They believe in making music that is Indian at its core and global in its sounding. The songs from the album premiered in USA in 2017. Seeking to broaden his horizons, Karthick Iyer started playing in the Indian film industry, with AR Rahman, Imman, Devi Sri Prasad and other notable music directors. He composed a song for a Bollywood movie along the way, as well as jingles for multiple TV ads.

BANGALORE
Tuesday, 4 Sept 2018

7 PM

Stories by Hand by Preeti VasudevanADA Ranga Mandira
Wednesday, 5 Sept 2018

7 PM

Noise Over Artists- A stand-up comedy show by Rajiv Rajaram & Utsav ChakrabortyThe Oak Room, The Park Bangalore
Thursday, 6 Sept 2018

4 PM

To See or Not To See – A talk by Ana LamataBlue Box, The Park Bangalore
Friday, 6 Sept 2018

7 PM

Two Sides of Karma by IndoSoulThe Oak Room, The Park Bangalore

 

 

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Start:
September 4, 2018
End:
September 6, 2018
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Venue

ADA Ranga Mandira
Kumbaragundi, Kalasipalya, Bengaluru,
Bangalore, Karnataka 560002 India
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