The Fuschia Futures - India Chapter : 2010 - 2011
The Fuschia Tree presents a path-breaking platform for emerging artists and an outstanding opportunity for collectors through its initiative The Fuschia Futures.
INAUGURAL DATE : 12th March 2010
VENUE : THE ROOFTOP, THE TRIDENT, MUMBAI
This event will consist of a seminar led by leading players in the international art market followed by the launch exhibition of The Fuschia Futures.SEMINAR
"Towards A New World"
A two-hour discussion starting at 6:30 pm (strictly by invitation)
An exclusive evening seminar will include knowledge driven talks and a discussion with a panel of speakers, each of who are leading experts in various facets of the art market and would provide insider views on contemporary art in India.
Moderated by: Sharmistha Ray
- artist, curator and advisor, Sharmistha has established herself as one of the formost voices in the Indian contemporary art scene. http://sharmistharay.netSpeakers:Anders Petterson
Founder of the leading portal of art market analysis Art Tactic www.arttactic.comLouisa Buck
London contemporary art columnist for The Art Newspaper, and regular reviewer on BBC radio and TVDr. Alka Pande
Curator of the Visual Arts Gallery at the India Habitat Centre in New DelhiAnupa Mehta
Anupa Mehta manages a studio and art source, THE LOFT (www.theloft.in
). She is an independent arts consultant and a freelance arts-writer and editor. Founder editor of Art India, she was also the contributing editor, Asian Art News and World Sculpture News, Hong Kong.INAUGURAL EXHIBITIONTowards a New World
The launch exhibition is a thematic representative of our times, given the current environmental crisis that all of us are enmeshed in. Towards a New World is an exhibition that will resonate with hope and a desire for pro-active change through individual engagement at all levels.
“Art holds the power to re-enchant and transform” says Ms. Anupa Mehta (Art Consultant).
Participating artists are the ten winners of The Fuschia Futures program, each of who were selected through a diligent and rigorous process for the quality of their work, conceptual thinking and unique language.
The exhibition promises to not only enchant its viewers through sheer diversity of medium, aesthetics and language but also engage them in a conversation on the creative, philosophical solution to our contemporary situation.