The festival will run from 7th February 2020 to 7th March 2020 at VR Bengaluru, Whitefield Main Road.
This year's theme is Sustainability
Launches today: Whitefield Art Collective (WAC), the award-winning public art initiative, announced the inauguration of its month long fifth edition. WAC2020 will encourage creative explorations around the theme of “sustainability”, through partnerships with leading institutions and notable individuals from the artistic community.
This year, the collaborators include Shristi Institute of Art, Design & Technology, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore Creative Circus, Indian Garbage Collective, The Broke Artist Collective, Aravani Arts Project, and Synaesthesia Collective & Art Flute.
|Ajanta Caves: Preserve the Pride by Artist Bandhana Jain|
Bose Krishnamachari, President, Kochi Biennale Foundation will inaugurate the festival by unveiling the annual VR Art Car, painted this year by the Bengaluru based women and trans-women art collective-Aravani Art Project. The unveiling will be followed by a fireside chat between Bose and WAC Curator Sumi Gupta, at the Living Room of The Waverly. The inaugural event will culminate with “Wearable Art” - a show by JD Institute of Fashion Technology at Skydeck.
Work by Student of JD Institute of Fashion Technology
The month thereafter will see the show widen its scope and scale. Lined up are an Art Dessert Festival, Art Cinema Screening, Art Bazaar, a Children’s Art Competition with more than 500 kids from the city’s premier International Schools geared up to participate.
|Reincarnation by Artist Sangeeta Abhay|
|Humpbacked Mahseer by Nithin Sadhu and Rahul KP|
Fine Art I Sculptures I Installations: 7th February to 7th March
Salon with Shree- Women in Art: 8th February
Art Dessert bazaar with LBB: 8th-9th February
Children’s Art Competition: 14th -15th February
The Art Yard: 14th -15th February
Re-Imagine Bengaluru: 22nd – 23rd February
UnGallery-Spaces Beyond: 22nd February
Art Cinema: 23rd February
Art Bazaar: 29th February to 1st March
Basement Art Project: 1st to 5th March
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