Tales of the Silk Road:
Chapter 3 Syria
24 July, 1pm
BFI Southbank, London
Bagri Foundation and Shorts On Tap present Tales of the Silk Road – Chapter 3: Syria. Through an engaging programme of short films, documentaries and discussion, we share the voices of Syria, its human stories and the country’s vision for the future.We see a country whose rich history and culture has been deeply affected by recent, devastating conflict and this narrative leads much of the artistic output. Yet within this, we feature gems of storytelling and activism.
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Anicka Yi at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia
11 May - 24 November
We are delighted to announce we are supporting the Special Project Biologizing the Machine (tentacular trouble) now showing at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia in the Arsenale. Anicka Yi also presents her new work Biologizing the Machine (terra incognita) at the Central pavilion Giardini.
Spread across the two main exhibition venues – the Arsenale and the Giardini – the works contemplate how new channels of communication can be established between artificial intelligence entities and organic life forms. Learn more here
Nikhil Chopra 2019–2020 Artist in Residence at The MET
At the heart of Nikhil Chopra’s durational performances is the contemplative act of drawing. During his residency at The Met, Chopra will interrogate how identities are formed and understood through a series of dramatic character transformations and the creation of a monumental drawing.
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2019 Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival
The 2019 Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival programme is live! The 13th edition of the UK’s leading pan-Asian literature festival runs from 3 September to 13 November 2019. We are proud to return as title sponsor for a sixth year, supporting an eclectic programme, showcasing words, stories and ideas from Asia and the diaspora, featuring bestselling authors, comedians and popular poets including
Jung Chang, Dom Jolly, Nikita Gill, Dan Jones and Azadeh Moaveni.
Learn more about the programme and book here
Shezad Dawood at Frieze LIVE
4-6 October 2019
The Bagri Foundation is pleased to support a new performance project by London-based artist Shezad Dawood as part of the Frieze Art Fair’s LIVE programme 2019.
Ambitious in its scope, Dawood is working with musicians and artists patten, and award-winning fashion designer Priya Ahluwalia to create a live installation for the fair. More details about his work will be released in September.
Read more about the LIVE Frieze programme and biographies here