Katha Centre for Film Studies and the India Foundation for the Arts in association with the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahlaya (formerly Prince of Wales Museum) invites young cinephiles, film scholars, artists and students for its second Workshop on Film Curatorial Practices.
FILM CURATING is concerned with a more evolved understanding of the moving image. Film and video are artistic mediums – much like what canvas and brush are to a painter. Today, both filmmakers and visual artists work increasingly with the medium of the moving image to make their art works. In addition, museums and galleries are increasingly exhibiting moving image work – experimental film and installation; and video art and video installation. It is this artistic and aesthetic understanding of the moving image that the Katha Centre for Film Studies is looking to develop through its workshop on Film Curatorial Practice
The WORKSHOP aims to equip young film enthusiasts with specialized knowledge about and around the idea of Film Curation. It will also give them an opportunity to interact with established practioners and academicians, and engage with them in a cinematic discourse centered on film curation.
WORKSHOP : This workshop series is a part of a four-year Curatorship Programme conceptualized by India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) in collaboration with select institutions from across the country. This Curatorship Programme is funded by the Jamsetji Tata Trust.
The workshop will create a platform to represent, think and debate the following:
· Curatorial research methods
· Curatorial writing
· Practical aspects of curation
· Context specific curation
· Different ways of engaging with audiences
· Critical understandings on the history of film criticism and curation
– For the second workshop, Katha Centre for Film Studies has engaged distinguished practioners, filmmakers, curators and academicians – Madhusree Dutta, Gargi Sen, Bina Paul, Amar Kanwar, Shai Heredia and Moinak Biswas.
DATES : Last date for receiving Applications: 10th August, 2011. Workshop: 22nd-26th August, 2011
VENUE : Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahlaya, Mumbai
HOW TO APPLY: You can send : 1) A copy of your latest Resume 2) The application form to
EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org with “WFCP 2011” in the subject line
or By POST: Katha Centre for Film Studies, A102, Sumeru, MHADA. SVP Nagar, Andheri West. Mumbai 400 053
FEES : For the 5-day workshop, there is NO registration fee. During the workshop, breakfast and lunch shall be provided. Travel expenses and stay of participants coming from cities other than Mumbai would be taken care of by Katha Centre for Film Studies.
– Write to email@example.com for the application form.