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Another Life: The Digitised Personal Archive of Geeta Kapur and Vivan Sundaram

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Completed in 2011, Geeta Kapur and Vivan Sundaram's digitised archive of modern and contemporary Indian art brings to the public a broad range of material collected by Kapur and Sundaram since the 1960s. The collection not only documents the artwork and writings produced and published thus far during Kapur and Sundaram's prolific careers, but also documents events in India's art community over the last 50 years. The full archive will gradually be made accessible through the Collection Online. For the full collection description, please click here.  

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Project Proposal of Art on the Move by Vivan SUNDARAM, Ram RAHMAN, Shamshad HUSAIN, 2001.

: Art on the Move - Project Proposal
: Kala Karavan
: This document captures the project proposal for a public art programme organised by SAHMAT, titled 'Art on the Move'. The programme was conceptualised  by artist Vivan Sundaram and held in 2001 across various venues in New Delhi. Events comprised of a series of workshops, public art exhibitions, and panel discussions.

SAHMAT was founded in 1989 after the spontaneous anger generated by Safdar Hashmi’s murder on January 1,1989. The organisation grew into a resolve to resist the forces threatening the essentially pluralist and democratic spirit of creative expression in India. Writers, painters, scholars, poets, architects, photographers, designers, cultural activists and media persons formed the Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust/ Committee within weeks of Safdar Hashmi’s death. From its inception SAHMAT has been a platform with a shared perspective, and has welcomed the distinctive creativities of those who have been part of its activities. SAHMAT has promoted the secular and pluralist culture and traditions of the sub-continent through concerts, seminars, workshops, and exhibitions in different parts of the country, and has mounted several protest actions in support of freedom of expression. (Web:
: Art on the Move
: March 2001 - April 2001
Location of Exhibition | Event: Aya Nagar, New Delhi, India; SAHMAT office, New Delhi, India; Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi, India; Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, India; Apeejay Media Gallery, New Delhi, India; Springdales School, New Delhi, India
: Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (SAHMAT)
: proposal
: public art, activism
: SAHMAT, Vivan Sundaram
: Online
: ©Free Access - no-reuse


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