Celebrate the work of legendary Hindustani classical musician Pandit Vishnu Digambar at Paluskar Vishnu Digambar Jayanti Sangeet Samaroh 2022. The event, hosted by Gandharva Mahavidyalaya and Saraswati Samaj, will see performances by Chaitanya Kunte, Pt Dhananjay Hegde, Pt Vinod Lele, Vinay Mishra and Pt Tejendra Narayan Majumdar among others. August 20 and 21. At Kamani Auditorium, Delhi. Tickets on a first come, first served basis.
Study the forms
Attend a group exhibition by artists Renu Jain, Aashima Mehrotra, Alphee Kumar, Prem Lata, Kumud Jain, Kamal Dev Nath, Sashi Kant Jha, Darshan Singh, Sulu, Rajender Kumar, Dr Manisha Bajpai and Ranjit Sarkar Mauha Sinha. Until August 16. At the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Free admission.
Watch a special screening of Hindi film Ankur, directed by Shyam Benegal. The plot of the film revolves around a childless, happily married Dalit couple – Lakshmi and Kishtayya. However, things change when Surya, the village owner’s son, seduces Lakshmi. The film will be presented by film specialist Abhija Ghosh. August 16, 6:30 p.m. At Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre. Free admission.
Change your point of view
On the eve of World Photography Day, attend a panel discussion entitled “Home and Beyond: The World of the Amateur Photographer”. The speakers are Sabeena Gadihoke, Professor, Video and Television Production, AJK Center for Mass Communication Research, Jamia Millia Islamia; Tapati Guha-Thakurta, Art Historian and Honorary Professor, Center for Social Science Studies, Calcutta; Mallika Leuzinger, historian based at the German Historical Institute in London; Suryanandinin Narain, Assistant Professor, Visual Studies, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University; and Uma Chakravarti, feminist historian, filmmaker and archivist. August 18, 6 p.m. At the India International Centre, New Delhi. Free admission.