THE
KRISHNA
KRITI 2019
FESTIVAL

The Foundation each year organizes the most prominent art and culture festival of Hyderabad in the month of January.

The festival brings together the artists, curators, musicians, dancers, theatre personalities, performers, authors, poets, actors, scholars, academicians and art and cultural enthusiasts from across the country.

The events include art exhibitions, workshops, seminars, panel discussions, plays, book readings, film screenings and concerts in different venues across the city, attracting a wider audience with diverse interest. Every year, over 5,000 visitors take part in the festival. For four days the city becomes a hub of cultural sharing.

The Krishnakriti Foundation has in the past collaborated with Bonjour India – a celebration of art and a culture of France in 2010, 2013 and now in 2017, 2018.

CURRENT EVENTS

Spectacular: Cities and People

displays a selection of nineteenth century photographic treasures drawn from the Kalakriti Archives and presented publicly in Hyderabad for the first time.

  • Date: Friday, 4th January, 2019
  • State Art Gallery, Hyderabad

Photography Exhibitions at State Art Gallery

Spectacular: Cities and People, Anne Frank: A History for Today, Ahmedabad Walls and Hyderabad Biophilia, Community in Focus

  • 4th- 17th January 2019, 11 am - 6 pm
  • State Art Gallery, Madhapur, Hyderabad

Performance: Alif

Alif, a Mumbai-based band, has enchanted and won the hearts of millions of youngsters with their indigenous melodies and poetry.

  • Saturday, 5th Jan 2019 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM IST
  • CCRT,Kothaguda,Hitec City Main Road

Grand Finale Performance: Hariharan, Zoe Simpson and Delphine Delas

Hariharan is one of the pioneering components of Indian music.

  • 6.00 pm, Sunday, 6th Jan 2019
  • Qutub Shahi Tombs, Hyderabad

SCHEDULE

The theme of the 2019 Krishnakriti Festival is heritage & urban cultures. It aims to explore ideas around cosmopolitanism, cultural exchange and present-day concerns within our historic cities, through photography extending into the visual arts. The theme will be explored through diverse representations of architecture, material culture and lived experiences of historic south Asian cities within a range of media and practice.

DATE TIME EVENT Register
3rd January, 2019 10 am to 4 pm Workshop
Anne Frank: A History for Today
By Seagull Foundation for The Arts
@ Telangana State Art Gallery, Hyderabad
 Location
7:00 PM Inauguration of the Krishnakriti Festival
and Opening of Exhibition (continues till 15th January)
From Atom to Pixel by Nandan Ghiya
@ Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad

Opening  of Exhibition (continues till 15th January)The City in Art by Artists in Residence at Kalakriti Art GalleryArtists: Anilakumar Govindappa, Biplab Sarkar, Krishna Trivedi, Krishnendu Roy@The Gallery Cafe

Location
4th January, 2019 2pm to 5pm Workshop
Anne Frank: A History for Today
By Seagull Foundation for The Arts
@ Telangana State Art Gallery, Hyderabad
Location
7:00 PM Opening of Exhibition (continues till 17th January)
Spectacular: Cities and People, Photographs from the Kalakriti Archives by Deepthi Sasidharan
Community in Focus, Photography from NID
Ahmedabad Walls and Hyderabad Biophilia, by Robert D Stephens
Anne Frank: A history for Today, The Seagull Foundation for The Arts
Performance
Lady Anandi by Anuja Ghosalkar
@ Telangana State Art Gallery, Hyderabad
Location

PARTNERS

KRISHNAKRITI FESTIVAL – ARCHIVE

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Krishnakriti Festival 2017

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Krishnakriti Festival 2013

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Krishnakriti Festival 2008

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Krishnakriti Festival 2016

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Krishnakriti Festival 2012

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Krishnakriti Festival 2007

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