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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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Group photograph taken at Kasauli Art Centre during the Indo-German Artists Workshop, 1983.

: Kasauli Art Centre Indo-German Artists Workshop
: Peter Nagel, Johannes Brus, Nalini MALANI, Jogen CHAUDHURY, D.L.N. REDDY, Sudhir PATWARDHAN, Manu PAREKH, Vivan SUNDARAM, Arwed GORELLA, Peter Tuma, Om PRAKASH, Geeta KAPUR
: This image is a group photograph taken at Kasauli Art Centre during the Indo-German Artists Workshop.
Top row:Monika Brus, Hannah Nagel, Premi, Peter Nagel, Inge Mann, DLN Reddy, Sudhir Patwardhan, Johannes Brus
Middle row: Navina Sundaram, Arwed Gorella, Manu Parekh, Geeta Kapur, Peter Tuma, Jogen Choudhury, Nalini Malani
Front Row: Om Prakash, Vivan Sundaram

The Indo-German Artists Workshop was held for three weeks in the month of September in 1983. Participants included German artists Peter Nagel, Inge Mann, Johannes Brus, Arwed Gorella, Peter Tuma, Ulli Weiss, Hinnerk Scharder. Participating artists from India were Nalini Malani, Jogen Chaudhury, D.L.N. Reddy, Sudhir Patwardhan, Manu Parekh, Nilima Sheikh and Vivan Sundaram. Art critic Geeta Kapur and filmmaker Navina Sundaram were also present during the time, the latter of whom had made a documentary film on the same workshop. 

Kasauli Art Centre was founded in 1976 by artist Vivan Sundaram in Kasauli, a hill station in North India. The Centre is known to have organised artists camps, international artist residency programmes, seminars and theatre workshops, all designed to explore common grounds between artists, film-makers, critics, architects, playwrights and performers.
: English
: Indo-German Artists Workshop
: September 1983
Location of Exhibition | Event: Kasauli Art Centre, Himachal Pradesh, India
: Kasauli Art Centre
: personal record
: Artist-run space, Workshop, Internationalism
: Vivan Sundaram
: Online
: ©Free Access - no-reuse