International Exchange Residency 2011
KHOJ organised two International Exchange Residencies in 2011 and 2013, enabling creative practitioners to look at the thematic potential of 'journeys' within the urban landscape and the intersections between body, performance and sports, respectively.
About this edition
En Route was a residency at KHOJ focussing on the notion of ‘journeys’ within the fast-paced urban context of the ever-expanding city. The artists-in-residence were Ottavia Castellina (Turin, Italy) and Samir Parker (Mumbai, India).
Ottavia was at KHOJ as part of the RESO International Exchange Residency Initiative that aims to foster cultural exchange and creative production, as well as link artists with leading contemporary arts organizations in Piedmont (Italy), New Delhi (India), Cairo (Egypt) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
“Can man live elsewhere than in air?” – Luce Irigray Air is the site of “smell, breath, wind, weather, air conditioning, air pollution, science, sound, oxygen, smoking–the tactility of the atmosphere.” It travels across all spatial scales– from the vastness of winds blowing across continents, to the regional particularities of pollutants, down to the intimate exchange it has with the…
This residency at Khoj International Artists’ Association explored the various ways in which art, sport, and performance intersect with one another. The artists were encouraged to investigate these dimensions through consideration of the arena, the imagination and the body. The work generated creative attempts to unpack the multiple constructions and deconstructions of masculinities. Open Day 7:00 PM, Friday, 17 May,…