Project 560, 2015: Grants

S Ramanatha: To create a theatrical performance inspired by the life and works of theatre legend B V Karanth. The performance will take place at Karanth’s house in Girinagar where he spent the last years of his life.

N Mangala: To create a multi-sensory artistic experience at one of Bangalore’s old restaurants, the Vidyarthi Bhavan located in Gandhi Bazaar. The artistic intervention will involve theatre, music and visual installation that reflect on the history of Vidyarthi Bhavan and attempt to make new meanings of the space in contemporary Bangalore

Archana Prasad: To create an installation of a structure similar to an old-fashioned telephone booth under the Yeshwantpur flyover. The telephone inside the booth would function as a story-telling machine that recaptures a rapidly transforming Malleswaram, through recorded interviews of its residents.

Prathibha Nandakumar: To create ondu plussu, ondu lessu – a poetry performance, a photo exhibition and an installation at the site of an old Bangalore coffee shop.

Anuradha Venkataraman: To create a dance and theatrical performance that engages with the psychological, sociological and political understandings of war and its diverse representations within the museum space. This performance will take place at the Government Museum.

Shaunak Mahbubani: Towards support for a group of artists and designers from the Klatsch collective, to make a series of multi-disciplinary artistic interventions, including performances and installations, in Chikpet’s 100-year old Mohan Building, through an engagement with the multi-layered narratives of the space.