Eight French street-artists will give a French flavour to this edition of the renowned St+Art festival. Along with Indian artists, they will co-create innovative and interactive art. Working with minority communities, they will use art to rejuvenate popular districts, giving shape and colour to a new and sustainable environment.
From Nov 24 to Nov 26, join us for a host of events being organised in Mumbai as part of Bonjour India in collaboration with St+art Festival. Please feel free to register for the curated tours being organised by St+Art via this link.
November 24, 2017 (Fri) – Sassoon Docks
5:30 pm – Inauguration of the French Weekend
All are welcome, no registration needed.
November 25, 2017 (Sat) – Sassoon Docks
6pm – Mapping the city’s urban fabric
Faizan Khatri, AWP, Zameer Basrai and Sameep Padora will share different approaches of living. These contemporary practitioners whose work intersects with interior design, urban planning and sustainable architecture will talk about the past, present and future of cities.
7pm – Inside Out Project Screening by Akshat Nauriyal
JR’s Inside Out Project is a photography experiment that deals with commitment, freedom, identity and limits through close-up black and white portraits. Akshat Nauriyal, co-founder and Content Director of St+Art India Foundation, alongside Pranav Gohil, an upcoming photo-artist, has photographed the three marginalized communities currently working in Sassoon Dock will share the process of making the Inside Out Project. This will be followed by a film of the project.
7:30pm – Women are Heroes by JR Screening
Women Are Heroes is a project with many images and little words. JR’s intention is to highlight the dignity of women who occupy crucial roles in societies, and find themselves victims of wartime, street crime, sexual assault, and religious and political extremism.
November 26, 2017 (Sun) – Sassoon Docks
10 am – Graffiti Workshop by LEK
Lek, famous for reclaiming abandoned public spaces for art will conduct a workshop that outlines the process and techniques behind graffiti art. Please register for the same via this link.
7 pm – Ella & Pitr Talk and Screening
Ella + Pitr, the french duo famous for creating art in aerially-viewed spaces will talk about their practices, choices and secrets behind their art interventions. The talk will be followed by the screening of their spectacular aerial videos as well as other works.
Please visit the Facebook Event created by ST+ART Festival for further information about the different installations and interactive sessions by French artists. More information about the artists available on the website of Bonjour India.
Created with St+Art India Foundation and in partnership with Krishnakriti Foundation, CEPT University, Asian Paints & Bordeaux Metropole