GOOD FOOD INDIA
Venues: Goethe Institut Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore, India, 2017, Daily Dump Bangalore; National Gallery of Modern Art Bangalore
Participating artists: Dimple B Shah, Anjana Kothamachu | Dayananda N.A. | Shantamani Muddaiah | Aishwaryan K | Dimple B Shah Neha Mehta | Umesh Balavadaraju | Antara Mukherjee | Bhavani G.S | Venugopal V.G | Bindu Mehra | Francesco Pettruccelli (bangaloREsident).
ARTPORT_making waves launched GOOD FOOD INDIA, an international interdisciplinary incubator program featuring multi-layered projects that explore the central importance of food in human existence and that reflect the artist’s role in envisioning sustainable cultures.
The initiative brings together various creative forces in urban spaces to address issues connected to food, water, and waste, and to create a platform for dialogue and collective action.
Launched in collaboration with the Goethe Institut Bengaluru, the first stop of the program reached out to a wide audience through an exhibition, panel discussions, workshops, and artist interventions. Diverse cultural practitioners, educators, and others working for a better environment joined forces to collaboratively develop research tools and spaces that can incubate ideas of sustainable living and urban regeneration.
Speakers of the panel: Poonam Kasturi | Prakash Belawadi | Anne-Marie Melster | Vivek Vilasini | Padma Venkat Naresh Narasimha.
Workshop leaders: A.Santhilakshmy, Savita G V, Vinita, Marcy Newman, Repair Café with Antara Mukherjee, Ranee Lava.
Curators: Lina Vincent Sunish, Anne-Marie Melster
Curatorial assistant: Soumi Roychowdhury