Pilot Residency 2001
The Pilot Residency program at KHOJ had no prescribed or curated thematic and its aim was to get a group of creative practitioners together to explore various concepts and ideas through their desired medium. The artists were invited to work together in a large warehouse in Khirkee, New Delhi.
About this edition
2001 welcomed the second pilot of this international residency project. The residency was restricted to video and photography, no separate studio spaces were rented. The artists lived and worked in the KHOJ guesthouse. They were networked with various institutions and professionals who could be of assistance to them. A loose arrangement was made with Jamia Millia’ Islamias Mass Communication and Research Center and Stat Photos – a commercial studio run by Ravi Pasricha.
Syeda Farhana went on to do another residency with SARAI after this KHOJ residency.
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This was the first Pilot Residency program organised by KHOJ. The workshop invited artists from the UK, Sri Lanka, and Delhi to work together in a studio, which was a large warehouse space in Khirkee village, New Delhi. The space was offered as a temporary loan from artist and friend Pablo Bartholomew. There was no prescribed or curated thematic; artists were…