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International Art Festival
Separating Myth from Reality Status of Women

(October 30 - November 10, 2009)

Venues:

* Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited
* Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal
* Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre, Jhamsikhel
* Patan Museum, Patan Durbar Square
* Nepal Association for Fine Arts (NAFA), Naxal
* Imago Dei Cage Gallery, Gairidhara

SIDDHARTHA ART GALLERY

presents

A LECTURE SERIES 

Date: 31st October to 2nd November 2009

Venue: Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre, Jhamsikhel, Sanepa

Moderator : Quixote’s Cove

31st October 2009

15:00               Introduction by Rekha Mody

15:10               Dr. Abhi Subedi (Nepal)                       Myths and Methods of Female Representation in Nepali Art 

15:45              Dr. Geeti Sen (India)                       Women or Goddess? Representing Women in Indian Art

16:20               Maria Roosen (Holland)                       Tools for Feelings

1st November 2009

15:00               Introduction

15:10               Anoli Perera (Sri Lanka) Contemporary Sri Lankan Art – Art as a Narrative of Socio-Cultural and Political Anxieties

15:45               Maureen Drdak (USA) Transformative Potential of the Goddess Iconography of Nepal; A Call for Renewed Examination for Social and Cultural Transformation

16:20               Dr. Salima Hashmi (Pakistan)                        Problems of Representing Pakistani Art



2nd November 2009

15:00               Introduction

15:10               Dr. Leena Saraste (Finland )                        Photographic in refugee camps. Discovering and interpreting 

15:45               Ashmina Ranjit (Nepal)                        Cultural Body – The feminine in the political and socio-cultural context

16:20               Madan Chitrakar (Nepal)                        Concluding Remarks                 

For further details:Siddhartha Art Gallery www.siddharthartgallery.com orQuixote’s Cove rwww.qcbookshop.com



Participating Artists from Nepal: Uttam Nepali, Shashi Shah, Batsa Gopal Baidya, Durga Baral, Bipin Ghimire, Laya Mainali, Ragini Upadhyay-Grela, Ashmina Ranjit, Kalapremi Shrestha, Gyanmani Ray, Rajan Kaphle, Shreejan Rajbhandari, Erina Tamrakar, Pramila Bajracharya, Pradip K Bajracharya, Sudarshan Rana, Sunita Thapa Rana, Bhairaj Maharjan, Asha Dangol, Binod Pradhan, Sujan Chitrakar, Manish lal Shrestha, Kirti Kaushal Joshi, Sunil Sigdel, Govind Prasad Sah, Sangee Shrestha, Jupiter Pradhan, Saurganga Darshandhari, Kailash Shrestha, Sanjeev Maharjan, Sunita Maharjan and Gyanu Gurung, Meena Kayastha  Mithila Artists: SC Suman, Sita Devi Karna, Rewati Mandal, Phulba Mandal Photographers: Kishore Kayastha, Deependra Muni Bajracharya, Min Ratna Bajracharya, Kashish Das Shrestha  

Participating International Artists:

India: Anupum Sud, Shakuntala Kulkarni, Kanchan Chander, Seema Kohli, Satish Sharma, Chandrima Bhattacharya, Jaya Ganguly, Jayashree Chakravarty, Manjari Chakravarti, Paula Sengupta, Rima Kundu and Sukla Sen Poddar

Pakistan: Seema Nusrat, Mariam Abraaz, Ayesha Naveed, Amber Hammad, Nabila Yasmin and Saba Khan

Netherlands:  Darja Vos, Joncquil de Vries, Maria Roosen, Margret Wibmer, and Desiree de Baar  

Bangladesh: Mahabubur Rahman, Tayeba Begum Lippi, Rokeya Sultana, Shishir Bhattacharjee, Najmun Nahar Keya, Farhana Sayeda and G.M.B Akash

Sri Lanka: Menika van der Pooten, Niranjala Gunasinghe, Lakeesha Fernando, Anoli Perera and Veidehi Rajasingham

Syria: Randah Maddah

Palestine: Monther Jahwreb 

Afghanistan: Sara Nabil, Fareeha Ghezal Yousufzai and Mariam Nabil Kamal

South Africa : Tracey Rose

USA: Maureen Drdrak, Jyoti Duwadi, John Collins, Thomas Kelly, Jason Horowitz

Mauritius: Krishna Luchoomun

Taiwan: Yachu Kang

China: Jang Yung, Pur Bu, Yi Liu, Liu Ye

Jordan: Hilda Hiary, Juman Al Nimri  

Canada: Janet Cardiff

UK: Celia Washington, Loren Beven, Vanja Karas 

France: Karl Knapp, Anne LeLong

Austria: Christian I. Peintner

Australia: Sally Bierman

Finland:  Leena Saraste

Aruba: Osaira Muyale

Curacao: Tony Monsanto

Cuba: Glenda Leon

Iran: Tooraj Khamenehzadeh