Home for Dance - The Exhibition
🟆Do you love Calcutta, its art, its architecture, its culture, its possibilities?
🟆Would you like more city arts spaces where you can walk in and discover something new & fascinating?
🟆Do you wish to see more creative re-use of the city’s wonderful old structures & buildings?
...an exciting hub for the dance-curious that houses all kinds of dance & movement work, let's say?

Come and imagine a HOME FOR DANCE with us!

✶Imagine: Share in the journey-installations by dancer & designer pairs who have re-imagined forgotten Calcutta spaces as thriving centres of art, culture and movement practice, during the Home for Dance residency.

✶Discuss: Add your voice to addas exploring the complex and diverse threads of Kolkata, and weave them towards a more vibrant and resilient city

✶Share: Contribute your thoughts to the community ideas installation

✶Build: Envisage Calcutta as a cultural capital for our times!

To know more about the Residency, click here: picklefactory.in/homefordance/
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Schedule of events (in addition to daily exhibition viewing slots)
🟆Dec 3: The Opening
➛6 - 7pm and 7 to 8pm
➛A one hour curated programme of guided walkthroughs of exhibits by 3 pairs of residency artists, interspersed with live performance interventions. We invite you to kick off the Pickle Factory Community ideas installation

🟆Dec 7
➛6 - 7:30pm
➛ 'Bodies in Structures - Movement, Queerness and Belonging'
- an informal adda led by Abanti Bannerjee (Researcher & Performer) & Upasana Das (Researcher, Visual Artist & Playwright) that discusses bodies, its corporeal narrative, memory, ownership, viewership and its preservation.

🟆Dec 8
➛6 - 7:30pm
➛'How communities can be invited to participate in spaces! Memory and Imagination"
- an informal adda led by Paramita Saha (Performer, Curator & Arts Manager) on how a space imagined as a cultural space or a space for the arts/dance needs the community to come in and become a part of it! What are the ways this could be made to happen?

🟆Dec 10
➛Screening of 'Home' -a film by Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee- exploring the many facets of home & belonging, portrayed through women sharing their ecstasies, uncertainties, solitude, libido and of course a friendship with oneself. The film screening is followed by an interactive discussion with dancer & Director, Pickle Factory -Vikram Iyengar

🟆Dec 14
➛6 - 7:30pm
➛'The symbiotic relationship between performer & space'
- an informal adda led by Sayantan Maitra (Curator, Artist & Collaborative Artist) & Monami Nandy (Indian Classical Dancer) on on how performance spaces can be a safe and plural space.

🟆Dec 18
➛6 - 7:30pm
➛Closing of the exhibition, with an adda led by project mentor Iftekhar Ahsan (Entrepreneur & Founder Calcutta Walks) and project resource guide Anubha Fatehpuria (actor & architect). Iftekhar and Anubha will focus on the rich architectural and artistic heritage of the city, and the potential to bring them together to create hubs of art and culture


📅 3 to 18 December, 2021
⏱ Entry is free. Registration for exhibition viewing slots from 10:30am to 6pm
☛COVID restrictions apply. To help us keep numbers in control please book your viewing slot

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