Exhibition – Africans in India: A Rediscovery

Date: 27/11/2015
Time: 3:30 pm
Venue: Amphitheatre, IGNCA-Southern Regional Centre (SRC) , Kengute Circle, Magadi-Kengeri Ring Road, Near IIPM, Mallathalli, Jnanabharathi Post, Bengaluru

Curated by Dr. Sylviane A Diouf and Dr. Kenneth X Robbins

Africans in India: A Rediscovery: a travelling exhibition put together by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi and the Schomburg Centre for Research in Black Culture, New York, retraces the lives and achievements of some of the talented and prominent Africans of yesterday who became an integral part of the socio-cultural heritage of India. The exhibition will be inaugurated on 27 November at the campus of IGNCA-SRC by Dr. N S Channappa Gowda (IAS), {Secretary, Kannada, Culture and Information & Public Relation Dept. Govt. of Karnataka}, Shri. Kamaljit Singh, {Regional Director, Indian Council for Cultural Relation, Bengaluru}and Dr. M.S. Murthy (Eminent Artist, Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy) and Dr. Mangalam Swaminathan, {Programme Director, IGNCA, New Delhi} between 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. The inaugural ceremony will be followed by Folk Dance from the Siddi Community.