Festival of Ideas

Making sense of the climate crisis through Ecological art 

Artist:  Himanshi Parmar                                                                                                                                                 
aculty: Asmita & Maithreyi K R
Participants: Aarushi Sushil Paiganker / Abir Zubeda / Aman Mahara / Anindani Rawat / Ashwathy Sabu / Brinda Neela / Dhriti Kannan / Gayathru Annakkathil / Jhalak Surana  / Ria Bose / Rohitha Manupati /  Rumjhum Rohitash Gupta / Shreya Krishna Kodi / Sripradha Ganesh / Taara S Jayan / Trisha Samara Lewis / Varun S / Vinayak Ram S

Ecological art is a contemporary form of environmental art that addresses local and global environmental concerns in all its complexities & glories. Our aim is to create works of art that respond to the effects of the climate crisis, sustainability, concrete development & classism. The project will manifest in the form of a museum with a satirical take.

Artist Bio: Himanshi is a visual artist and mixed media designer who focuses on environmental impact projects. She enjoys curating exhibitions and creating art related to adventure sports. She has experience with independent projects around the world, particularly interested in the intersection between science and art.

Faculty Bio: Asmita Sarkar is a visual artist, researcher and educator who teaches contemporary painting, drawing, and art research at Srishti Institute. She has exhibited work in the UK and India, and published academic articles.

Maithreyi Karnoor is a fiction, poetry and translation writer, also experienced in copywriting, storyboarding and creative practice. She practises bookmaking, visual communication, and contextual projects at Srishti Institute.

Selected Works

SMI LiveFestival of Ideas

Behind The ScenesFestival of Ideas

Study of Social EcologyStudy of Social Ecology

Found Footage PeoteryFestival of Ideas

TEX(T)ILED BodiesFestival of Ideas

Cascoland Lab & KitchenFestival of Ideas

Illi Nodi (Look Here)Festival of Ideas

The Living CanvasFestival of Ideas

Name, Place, Animal, ThingFestival of Ideas

“future, dear”Festival of Ideas

Under the SunFestival of Ideas

Pause - Unplug – PlayFestival of Ideas

Live - Die - RepeatFestival of Ideas

Space & PlaceFestival of Ideas

Social ListeningFestival of Ideas

Pillow StoriesFestival of Ideas

Daily BreadsUnblock

Dust Thou ArtInterlude

Fluid StatesInterlude

House by the SeaYellelu Yelli

Trees’ TalesYellelu Yelli

Besen BallettYellelu Yelli

Glorious MisfitsYellelu Yelli

R.E.S.I.L.I.E.N.C.EYellelu Yelli

SFS 2042Yellelu Yelli