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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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Participants gathering at Kasauli Art Centre during the Indo-German Artists Workshop, 1983.

: Kasauli Art Centre Indo-German Artists Workshop
: Johannes Brus, Hinnerk Scharder, Jogen CHAUDHURY, Sudhir PATWARDHAN, Manu PAREKH, Nilima SHEIKH, Peter Tuma
: This photograph captures (L-R) Peter Tuma, Jogen Choudhury, Sudhir Patwardhan, Peter Nagel, Manu Parekh, Inge Mann, Johannes Brus watching Hinnerk Scharder draw in one of the gatherings at Kasauli Art Centre during the Indo-German Artists Workshop.

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