Thursday, March 16

Writer-in-Residence, German Films on Photography & MidFestival Celebration!

Join us to write, watch a film, or to celebrate and enjoy photography exhibitions in the Lower Parel neighbourhood. Scroll down for full details.

2pm – 5pm // Join the Writer in Residence

Throughout the festival, Alisha Sett, curator of An Attic Full of Film, will play the role of writer-in-residence at the exhibition. Visitors are invited to join her for these open sessions to have a conversation about their own family photos, or to come and write in the space.
Every day until Wednesday, March 22.
Venue: Ferreira House • 47 G, Khotachiwadi, Girgaum
#AlishaSett #RescuedFilmProject

RSVP to all MidFest celebrations here.

4pm – 5pm / Curator’s walk through @ The Amateur Gallery (TAG)
Feeling of Memory, curated by Michael Cutts, work by students from Bombay International School, Dharavi Art Room and Muktangan School presented by FOCUS on Learning
Kamala City, Trade View Building, Near Gate 5, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Lower Parel

6pm / exhibition visit in the presence of the artists @ Red Blue & Yellow
Anamnesis, Prasad Naik and Paul Rodrigues
G11, Laxmi Woollen Estate, Shakti Mill Lane, Off Dr. E. Moses Road, Mahalaxmi

6.30pm – 7pm / Book signing by Nishant Shukla @ Trilogy
Seeking Moksha, Nishant Shukla
Building No. 28, First floor, Raghuvanshi Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel

7.30pm – 8pm / Curator’s walk through @ Studio Sonam
Photographing the Female, curated by Sarah Høilund and co-curated by Matilde Søes and Poulomi Basu
13/B-C, Sun Mill Compound, Opposite Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel

8.30pm – 9pm / Curator’s walk through @ Anupa Mehta Arts & Advisory
Nathdwara: Photography as Propaganda, culled from various collections for FOCUS Festival
Mathuradas Mill Compound, 126 N. M. Joshi Marg, Lower Parel

9pm onwards / Drinks ‘til late @ Café Zoe
The Landless Kings, Nirvair Singh Rai, curated by Shabnam Lilani
Mathuradas Mill Compound, 126 N. M. Joshi Marg, Lower Parel

6.30pm – 9pm // Double Film Programme (in German with English subtitles)
6.30pm Schadeberg – Black-White
The film examines the documentary photographer Jürgen Schadeberg’s body of work and bridges the gap between the history of apartheid and the opposition to the institutional racism of the fifties and sixties in South Africa and the uneasy present day in the prosperous country on the Cape of Good Hope.
Director: Peter Heller, colour, 52 min., 2009

7.30pm The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher
Blast furnaces, winding towers, processing plants – in many places the dilapidated remains of industrial development – live on in the photographs of Bernd and Hilla Becher. The couple from Düsseldorf tell the story of their lives, work and activities, which for four decades were dedicated to photographing industrial facilities.
Director: Marianne Kapfer, colour, 90 min., 2011
Venue: Max Mueller Bhavan (Library), K. Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort • Directions: Behind Jehangir Art Gallery • 022 2202 7710 / 022 2281 0099 • •