Int’l Symposium

As part of its tenth year celebrations, IPEP India is glad to invite you to India’s first ever symposium dedicated to Printmaking. Just like our portfolios, the online symposium will involve pure barter of knowledge, so NO FEE!

Convened by NIKHIL PUROHIT and LINA VINCENT the programme brings to you thoughts from 11 COUNTRIES penned down in 17 PAPERS by 22 SPEAKERS related to Printmaking theory, criticism and practice.

SPEAKERS

TOPICS

  • The image (static-made) in the vi(rtu)/nyl age: Production/Consumerism/Use
  • Archiving Histories: A Story of Public-Private Impressions
  • Hybridity: Application/Extension/Adaptation of Printmaking Techniques
  • Eco-conscious printmaking: A view into printmaking technologies
    that use non-toxic materials and processes
  • Community Studios and private print-studios- a comparison
  • All inclusive: Practices reflecting artists take on inclusion as well as expression

SCHEDULE

Day 1: Friday, November 3, 2023 | 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM IST

Schedule ISTSpeakerTitle
6:00 PM – 6:15 PMWelcome and
Opening Remarks 
6:15 PM – 6:35 PMPreeti Kathuria, 
Vienna, Austria 
Activism and Assertion: Posters and Prints as Forms of Resistance in Indian Contemporary Art 
6:35 PM – 6:55 PMFloki Gauvry, 
Buenos Aires, Argentina
From Printmaking to Light
6:55 PM – 7:15 PMPrashant Phirangi, 
Shantiniketan, India
Non-Toxic Printmaking: Adaptation and Challenges
7:15 PM – 7:30 PMQ&A Session
7:30 PM – 7:50 PM15-Minute Break
7:50 PM – 8:10 PMMegha Madan, 
New Delhi, India
New & Innovative Print Practices (Young Indian Printmakers)
8:10 PM – 8:30 PMRaj Kumar Mazinder, 
Silchar, India
Contemporary Printmaking Eminence of Assam: An Overview 
8:30 PM – 8:50 PMAshwini Kalyani, 
Hyderabad, India
Impact Analysis of Inks Used for Printmaking
8:50 PM – 9:05 PMQ&A Session
9:05 PM onwardsClosing Remarks and Informal Discussions

Day 2: Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM IST

Schedule ISTSpeakerTitle
6:00 PM – 6:15 PMWelcome and Opening Remarks 
6:15 PM – 6:35 PMPaula Sengupta, 
Kolkata, India 
Living A Dark Night: Articulating the Artist’s Voice
6:35 PM – 6:55 PMChitram Sen Anik, 
Khulna, Bangladesh
Synthesis of Cultural Exposition: Indian and European Influences in Quamrul Hasan’s Printmaking
6:55 PM – 7:15 PMIndrani Nayar-Gall, 
Charlotte, NC, USA
Toward An Eco-Conscious Printmaking Movement
7:15 PM – 7:30 PMQ&A Session
7:30 PM – 7:50 PM15-Minute Break
7:50 PM – 8:10 PMKavita Shah,
Baroda, India
Why Do Printmaking Studios Not Thrive?: Case Studies
8:10 PM – 8:30 PMSujay Mukherjee, 
Kolkata, India
The Printed Mural: Indexical Traces
8:30 PM – 8:50 PMQ&A Session
8:50 PM – onwardsClosing Remarks and Informal Discussions

Day 3: Sunday, November 5, 2023 | 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM IST

Schedule ISTSpeakerTitle
6:00 PM – 6:15 PMWelcome and Opening Remarks 
6:15 PM – 6:35 PMJudith Elisabeth de Haan (Norway, Europe), Mel Cheong (Macao, Asia), Glynis Lee (Australia, Oceania), Eliana Ambrosio (Brazil, South America), Jennifer Mack-Watkins (USA, North America) and Josef Madisia, (Namibia, Africa).Connections – Tales That Split Apart – Now Bind Together7 Continents, 6 Rabbit (Or Hare) Stories
6:35 PM – 6:55 PMFernando Alvarez, 
Vitória, ES, Brasil
A Study Case: The Practical Subjects of Printmaking Studio in Earte (Remote Hybrid Learning)
6:55 PM – 7:15 PMSatyajit Dave, 
Ahmedabad, India
The Print: Matter in Matrix
7:15 PM – 7:30 PMQ&A Session
7:30 PM – 7:50 PM15-Minute Break
7:50 PM – 8:10 PMMoutushi Chakraborty,
Kolkata, India
Re-Connecting Histories – Discourses Woven Out of Archives
8:10 PM – 8:30 PMAditi Ganeev Sangwan,
Toronto, Canada
Ecologically Sustainable Printmaking – Inspiring Creative and Communities
8:30 PM – 8:50 PMVenugopal V.G., 
Bangalore, India
Evolving Impressions: Decoding a Decade of Printmaking in Bengaluru
8:50 PM – 9:05 PM Q&A Session
9:05 PM onwardsClosing Remarks and Vote of Thanks by Rajesh Pullarwar, Director IPEP India


Open Call (now closed)

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