Art lovers rejoiced the live performs of Hariharan and others at Krishnakriti Art & Culture Festival
Hyderabad, January 07, 2019: More than 1000 people enjoyed the Indian Popular playback singer Hariharan’s hilarious performance at Qutub Shahi Tombs on January 6th pleasant evening, As part of Grand finale of Krishnakriti Art and Culture festival-2019 which was scheduled between January 3rd to 8th.
People also seized the opportunity of Hyderabad 3D mapping on Qutub Shahi Tombs by Delphine Dellas and Nicolas louvancourt. The mapping projected on the tomb of Abdullah Qtub Shah takes as a starting point the story of Hyderabad from the reign of Abdullah. By mixing the Krishnakriti Foundation’s photographic archives, Delphine Delas’ drawings inspired by this collection, current videos of the city, visual games and volume from the architecture of the tomb, Nicolas Louvancourt and DelphineDelas presented for the first time in India, a unique audiovisual work in 3D.
Public delighted with Zoe Simpson’s performance at Grand finale of Krishnakriti Art and Culture festival at Qutub Shahi tombs as part of the Krishnakriti Art and culture festival’s grand finale. She is a singer cum songwriter from Francis Cabrel’s. Her songs depict women, with deep, sensitive, festive and dancing words. Their obsessive melodies and arrangements are composed by Malcolm Crespin, Producer of the album FEMMES DEBOUT (Women upright). He has the musical notes as she has the words.
The colorful Krishnakriti Art and Cultural Festival mesmerized the visitors with the live performances held on January 6 marking its 16th anniversary here in city. Established by KaIakriti India and organized each year by the Krishnakriti Foundation in memory of Krishnachandra B. Lahoti, the Festival drew over five thousand visitors to venues spread across the city. The festival focused on bringing the best artistic talent from around India and the world to audiences in Hyderabad.
The Festival is the first contemporary art event to put Hyderabad on the global art map. Based on the philosophy of the three abiding refinements of life—art, culture, and education—and to share these with as many people as possible, the Foundation gives scholarships to deserving young artists, with over 200 students from art colleges and universities across India being beneficiaries thus far. Along with the French Embassy in India, the Foundation has been running a fellowship programme over the last 10 years, sponsoring the studies of talented art students at the best universities in France.
The festival works in close partnership with the Kalakriti Art Gallery and the Kalakriti Archive. The Kalakriti Art Gallery is engaged with visual arts to support the initiatives of creativity and understanding, connecting Hyderabad to larger developments in India and internationally. The Kalakriti Archive is one of the largest growing archives of vintage maps and photographs, it will be represented in the festival in 2019 prominently. The collection has already participated in various exhibitions in India and abroad.
This year, theme of the festival is heritage and urban cultures, exploring ideas around cosmopolitanism, pluralism, and cultural exchange within our historic cities, through photography and visual arts. A range of events have been curated to further explore representations of architecture, material culture and lived experiences of historic south Asian cities within a range of media and practice.