Latest News & Events
Open Up Series
with Sahej Rahal
The series features online interviews with artists about what drives them and their work. Looking at their inspiration and what is important to them today.
Find out more about our guests and links to their interviews here.
The Bottom Drawer
with Sharlene Teo
Bagri Foundation is pleased to interview author Sharlene Teo as part of The Bottom Drawer series.
Recorded on 10 August, the full interview is now available on Youtube and IGTV. She shared her early efforts at writing Ponti, as well as some of her most inspirational books, and a sneak peek at her next novel.
Noel Ed De Leon with Tran Thu Trang
14 August, 1pm BST
The Bagri Foundation is looking forward to the second event in the work Microcosmic Orbit by Noel Ed De Leon, winner of the Lectures & Courses category in our open call At Home in the World. With guest anthropologist/activist Tran Thu Trang, they explore ‘wrapping’ and the dynamics of visibility and invisibility which migrants often face.
Loving Lonely, a Conversation
Live on 19 August
The Bagri Foundation is looking forward to premiering the final work and event by poet Shagufta Iqbal. As winner of our Written Word category in our open call At Home in the World, Iqbal has been sharing images and short poems with us throughout July.
Following her live poetry performance, she will be joined by Bridget Hart, Burning Eye Books co-editor for a Q&A.
Virtual online festival of Urdu!
The largest Urdu festival in the world comes to the UK!
Jashn-e-Rekhta (JeR) UK will be no ordinary virtual festival – for the first time, it creates an immersive and interactive platform that echoes the experience of Rekhta’s unique Delhi festival since 2016. JeR presents 32 digital sessions across three stages over the weekend.
Find out more here.
Tantra: enlightenment to revolution
24 September - 24 January
The Bagri Foundation is delighted to announce new dates for the Tantra exhibition at the British Museum.
As lead supporter for this exhibition, we are over the moon to finally open up the incredible research and over 100 objects from India, Nepal, Tibet, Japan and the UK, from the seventh century AD to the present.
Find out more about the project here.
30 Artists, 30 Years
See our latest post with Shezad Dawood as part of our programme 30 Artists, 30 Years. Consisting of thirty interviews with visual artists, musicians, performers, academics, journalists, writers and storytellers whose work we have supported, we honour our 30th anniversary.
Follow us on social media @bagrifoundation or on the hashtag #Bagri30years to see the interviews as they are released over the coming weeks. Read the full stories here.