Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Launch of Mobile Artistic Platform - M.A.P

Maraa, in collaboration with Reloading Images (Berlin) is initiating a project titled Mobile Artistic Platform (M.A.P) @ 1Shanthi Road.

Date: Friday 15th Oct 2010; Time: 6 PM
Venue: 1Shanthiroad Studio/Gallery
#1, Shanthi road, Shanthi Nagar, Bangalore - 560 027

Both groups will make short presentations of their work and about the traveling residency, M.A.P, in South India.All of you are invited to join us in kick starting this journey.

About M.A.P

Maraa in collaboration with Reloading Images announces the launch of M.A.P, a trans-disciplinary travelling platform. As a part of M.A.P, 10 Asian and European artists, will move across South India between 18th October and 15th November. The artists will work and travel together in an attempt to investigate a series of issues concerning sustainable tourism, cross-cultural exchange, creative collaboration and notions of hospitality. This project is supported by the Arts Network Asia (ANA) and Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF).


Maraa means Tree in Kannada. Maraa is an arts and media collective in Bangalore. They apply the lens of arts and media to all their core areas of work. Their work in the arts looks at collaborative art practice, arts and culture in the public space, and arts as process. Maraa believes in an inter-disciplinary approach and trigger dialogues through pratise and pedagogy.

Reloading Images is an open network of artists, writers, curators, architects, filmmakers, designers, scholars and interdisciplinary cultural practitioners. Members of the network initiate and organize activities on a project-by-project basis, working together across various disciplines, formats and places. Their practice takes the form of process-oriented artistic research.

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