Ahmedabad

Bhavin Shukla

Grant Period: one year

For research on an understanding of community, gender, space, and the changing relationship between an ‘image’ or representation and a built environment, all of which will lead to a curated physical exhibition titled ‘Delhi Dialogues: A Conversation between People and the City’. The outcome will include a physical exhibition that will tour two cities, public programmes such as an online dialogue/web presence, community workshops, city walks, speculative storytelling, lectures, and field trips. The Grantee’s deliverables to IFA with the final report will be images, audio recordings, texts, and a publication.

Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Institute of Indology

Grant Period: Over one year and four months

For digital photography and annotation of 5,500 miniature paintings largely from the Jaina traditions of Gujarat and Rajasthan. The paintings, ranging from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century, form an eclectic and unique collection. to facilitate research on the materials. The project will improve scholarly access to the miniature paintings and facilitate preservation of the original materials.