Thursday, March 9


    FOCUS launch celebrations!
    Join us to celebrate the third edition of FOCUS Photography Festival Mumbai.
    All events are free and open to all.

    The festival opens with the inauguration of Gedney in India at JNAF

    Jehangir Nicholson Art Foundation
    Gedney in India, co-curated by Shanay Jhaveri, Margaret Sartor and Devika Singh
    Tea: 5.30pm, 6pm onwards: Inauguration, talk and walkthrough with Shanay Jhaveri and Margaret Sartor
    East Wing, Second Floor Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya 159/61 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Fort

    Rampart Row Gallery
    The Bodyguard Lane Album

    presented by BIND and
    Feeling of Memory
    curated by Michael Cuttsphotographs by students from Bombay International School Dharavi Art Room and Muktangan School presented by FOCUS on learning
    Rampart Row, M. G. Road Kala Ghoda

    Jhaveri Contemporary
    Photography at Play: Bhatt, Karia and Mohamedi in Baroda, 1966-75

    Curated by Diva Gujral
    2, Krishna Niwas, 58A Walkeshwar Road Directions: Above Lakme Salon

    Followed by exhibition previews in the Colaba, Fort and Kala Ghoda area from 6.30pm to 9pm

    Art Musings
    Atlas Unknown
    , Silvia Camporesi
    curated by Maria Teresa Capacchione
    1, Admiralty Building, Colaba Cross Lane Colaba

    Akara Art
    , curated by Tarla Patel and Jason Tilley of Photo Archive Miners
    presented by FOCUS
    4/5 Churchill Chambers, First Floor, 32 Mereweather Road, Colaba

    Chemould Prescott Road
    Access Time
    , including
    That photo we never got by Shilpa Gupta in collaboration with Asia Art Archive
    The Photograph is Proof by Anusha Yadav, The Memory Company and
    Some Portraits curated by Devika Daulet-Singh, Photoink with works by Pablo Bartholomew, Richard Bartholomew, Madan Mahatta, Ram Rahman, Sadanand Menon, Ketaki Sheth, and Sooni Taraporevala
    Queens Mansion, Third Floor, G.T. Marg, Fort

    Kala Ghoda Cafe
    Nihon: Iteration #1
    , Kristian Häggblom in collaboration with Farhad Bomanjee
    10 Ropewalk Lane, Opposite Trishna Restaurant, Kala Ghoda

    Mumbai Art Room
    A Dream Deferred

    curated by Zeenat Nagree, Diaz Lewis (comprising Cuban artist Alejandro Figueredo Diaz-Perera and American artist and curator Cara Megan Lewis)
    Pipewala Building, Fourth Pasta Lane, Colaba

    Project 88
    In the City, A Library
    , Chirodeep Chaudhuri in collaboration with Jerry Pinto
    BMP Building, Ground Floor
    N. A. Sawant Marg, Colaba

    Bhutan Echoes
    , Serena Chopra
    presented in collaboration with Tasveer
    Hamilton House, Ground Floor, 8, J. N. Heredia Marg, Ballard Estate

    Sakshi Gallery
    Studio Portraits from the 22nd Century
    , Nandan Ghiya, presented in collaboration with Exhibit 320
    06/19, Grants Building, Second Floor, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba

    , Waswo X Waswo
    presented in collaboration with Tasveer
    F35/36, Dhanraj Mahal, C. S. M. Marg, Apollo Bunder, Colaba

    The Viewing Room
    , Olivia Arthur and Bharat Sikka
    presented by FOCUS
    Elysium Mansion, Fourth Floor7, Walton Road, Colaba Causeway, Colaba