Deities in Art
Picking up where her last show,The Definitive Reincarnate,left off,photographer Nandini Valli Muthiahs recent work explores the complexities of an incarnated divinity through the personification of Vishnu. Titled The Visitor,the exhibition is being held at Sakshi Gallery,Colaba,till October 13. Contact: 66103424
Comprising violinist Luca Ciarla,accordionist Vincenzo Abbracciante,double bassist Nicola Di Camillo and percussionist Francesco Savoretti,the Luca Ciarla Jazz Quartet has toured the world with their blend of contemporary jazz and ethnic music. The Quartet will play at the National Centre for Performing Arts,Nariman Point,on October 9. Contact: 66223737
The exhibition Walking: a dialogue between art and social movement brings together works by three artists who have explored a land rights movement inspired by Gandhiji. The images highlight ordinary people who walk long distances,both to protest and shed light on contraventions of their legal rights. The exhibition begins on October 2,and will continue till October 10 at India Habitat Centre. Contact: 2468 2001
In the 21st century,Shah Jahan would find that the road to Taj Mahal is tied up in red tape. The play Taj Mahal Ka Tender offers a satirical look at political and bureaucratic systems in India through a classic story of love and promise. Does the great Mughal ruler succeed in conquering Indias babus and build the Taj Mahal? Catch the play at Shri Ram Centre on October 2.
Sufi notes under the stars is what singer Hans Raj Hans promises,as he sings live for fans to raise funds for the NGO,Developing Indigenous Resources. Lend an ear at CGA Golf Range,Sector 6 on October 6.
Dr Ashwini Bhide Deshpande,an outstanding vocalist of the Jaipur-Atrauli khayal gayaki tradition,will perform at DAV institutions in Mandi,Sundernagar,Kully,Manali,Bilaspur,Barmana and Dhamthal from October 8 to 11. The performance in Chandigarh is on October 12.
From the images of the Buddha to landscapes and abstract fragments that capture memories and feelings comprise an exhibition by five artists at Malaka Spice from October 1 to 15. The artists are Chinmayee Sukthankar,Ashwini Khandare,Vijay Adgale,Milind Rairikar and Pallavi Sonavane. Contact: 26151088
Paintings of flowers dominate the artwork of Sharvari Luth,with the blooms conveying a range of messages and meanings. Luth’s exhibition,Say it with flowers is being held at Darpan Art Gallery from October 4 to October 9. Contact: 2338900