In­dian Ce­ram­ics Triennale, Jaipur

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Jawa­har Kala Ken­dra in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Con­tem­po­rary Clay Foun­da­tion presents the first In­dian Ce­ram­ics Triennale: Break­ing Ground, from 31 Au­gust to 18 Novem­ber, 2018. The first-ever ce­ram­ics triennale will present 35 In­dian and 12 in­ter­na­tional artist projects, 10 col­lab­o­ra­tions, 12 speak­ers, a sym­po­sium, film screen­ings and work­shops for adults and chil­dren. Break­ing Ground, the first it­er­a­tion of the In­dian Ce­ram­ics Triennale, has de­vel­oped and grown un­der the ad­vice and ex­pe­ri­ence of Peter Nagy (Di­rec­tor, Na­ture Morte gallery), Ray Meeker (Co-Founder, Golden Bridge Pot­tery, Pondicherry, renowned artist and ed­u­ca­tor) and Pooja Sood (Di­rec­tor Gen­eral, Jawa­har Kala Ken­dra. It has been con­ceived and driven by a six-mem­ber core team of ce­ramic artists in­clud­ing An­jani Khanna, Mad­hvi Subrah­ma­nian, Neha Kud­chad­kar, Reyaz Badarud­din, Shar­bani Das Gupta, and Vi­neet Kacker. They are sup­ported by Ex­hi­bi­tion Co­or­di­na­tor Kanika Anand and Out­reach Co­or­di­na­tor Sangeeta Kapila. The In­dian artists were se­lected through a na­tion­wide open call and for­eign artists through in­vi­ta­tion. Stal­warts such as P. Daroz and Ray Meeker, along with a di­verse group of emerg­ing and mid-ca­reer In­dian artists have taken ad­van­tage of the unique spa­tial pos­si­bil­i­ties of­fered by the Jawa­har Kala Ken­dra to pro­duce an ar­ray of stim­u­lat­ing, thought-pro­vok­ing works. The 12 in­ter­na­tional artists in­clude Bri­tish artist Kate Malone, co­p­re­sen­ter of the BBC’s pop­u­lar Great Pot­tery Throw­down, who will set up stu­dio at JKK with her stu­dio team for over a week. Other artists in­clude Korean artist Juree Kim, former artist-in-res­i­dence at the Vic­to­ria and Al­bert Mu­seum and an ex­hibitor at the Bri­tish Ce­ram­ics Bi­en­nial, Ja­panese artist Hoshino Saturo and Ester Beck from Is­rael who will ex­hibit a per­for­mance-based work. Jane Per­ry­man from the UK will present a col­lab­o­ra­tive project of ce­ramic and sound while Jac­ques Kauf­mann, the pres­i­dent of the UN­ESCO-af­fil­i­ated In­ter­na­tional Academy of Ce­ram­ics will cre­ate an ar­chi­tec­turally scaled work. Jes­sika Edgar of the US and Dani­jela Pi­vaše­vić-Ten­ner of Ger­many are also among the in­vited artists. 31 Au­gust to 18 Novem­ber 2018, Jawa­har Kala Ken­dra, Jaipur in­di­ance­ram­ic­stri­en­nale.com

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