Participating artists: Willem de Rooij, Lidwien van de Ven, Vincent Vulsma and Naro Snackey, Ignasius Dicky Takndare, Timoteus Angawwan Kusno, Zico Albaiquni and Otty Widasari, Naresh Kumar, Pallavi Paul, Rashmimala and Jithinlal NR
‘Mindful Circulation’ engages 'the museum' as a central site of knowledge that shapes societies. It is a curatorial experiment in poetic knowledge production about colonial histories through contemporary art. The featured artworks poetically relate phenomena from the colonial past to contemporary cultural production.
The exhibition includes artists from India, Indonesia and the Netherlands.
Understanding Hate with Revati Laul
We are delighted to invite Revati Laul – journalist, filmmaker, and compulsive contrarian – to #MumbaiLocal. Revati will speak to us about access and power, the predicament of those who have waded into violence, and our relationship/complicity to the situation. She will lead us through understanding why certain reactions emerge collectively, and what hope for change we can have.
with the Natural Streets for the Performing Arts (NSPA)
Listen to Covers of International Music, Percussion Music, Instrumental Violin and Indie Music at the Museum Plaza!
Curated by Avijit Mukul Kishore and Rohan Shivkumar
Directed by Sergei Eisenstein Sergei Eisenstein's landmark film is a seminal text in the study of cinematography in the broadest sense of the term, encompassing photography, dramaturgy and film editing. Set in June 1905, the film follows the tale of a revolt of sailors protesting the harsh working and living conditions on a battleship of the Imperial Russian Navy's Black Sea Fleet
Closing event for the exhibition 'Mindful Circulations'
To conclude the exhibition ‘Mindful Circulations’, two video performances, 'Ones Who Look At The Presence' and 'Jati Goes to Rotterdam', by the Indonesian artist Otty Widasari will be screened at the Museum. The Curator of the exhibition, Kerstin Winking will introduce and discuss the films.
In collaboration with Canada
The Museum is delighted to present 'Children’s Film Festival' featuring exciting Canadian animated stories about children and their freedom, rights and values. Join us for these fun and educational monthly film screenings!
In collaboration with Alliance Française de Bombay
Van Gogh - La Chambre à Arles / Bedroom in Arles (1888-1889)
Gauguin Arearea / Same name in English (1892)
Lautrec Décoration pour la baraque de la Goulue / Decoration for La Goulue's house (1895)
Inspired by the ongoing exhibition 'Mindful Circulations'
Inspired by artist Willem de Rooij's works, on view as part of the ongoing exhibition 'Mindful Circulations', the workshop explores the history of Indonesian Batik and how it found its way to the market of West Africa through Dutch trade in the 19th century.
Learn about the importance of this technique as well as the vibrant designs of Indonesian and African textiles. Create your own patterns with wax crayons inspired from this !!