Thursday 2 August 6-8 pm: RMIT Gallery: Indian cultural celebration with Kiran Nagakar and Christopher Kremmer. Free. Bookings essential: 9925 1717.
Celebrating 20 years of the Australia-India Council's successful program of cultural exchanges between Indian and Australian visual artists, writers and musicians, Kindness/Udarta Australia-India Cultural Exchange bears witness to the depth of vitality that only the arts can so readily engender. Creative practitioners from both Australian and India who had been recipients of AIC grants participated in the project, which provides a tangible record of 20 years of the AIC cultural exchange program. Tours: Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, Australia High Commission, Canberra and RMIT Gallery. Curator Suzanne Davies Artists More than 117 writers, visual artists and musicians including Thomas Keneally, Alexis Wright, Les Murray, Robyn Beeche, Callum Morton, Jenny Watson, Haku Shah, Giriraj Prasad, Nalini Malani, Seema Kohli, Bharti Kher, Shilpa Gupta, Subodh Gupta, Pradyumna Kumar and Ranbir Singh Kaleka. Public Program Indian cultural celebration. Literary discussion with authors Kiran Nagakar and Christopher Kremmer, Indian music and artist talks. Free. Bookings essential: 9925 1717.