KADLONDON 2017

Join us on September
4-5, 2017

for two eventful evenings of short, focused art showcases and talks spanning the fields of art, design, music, sound, and creativity!

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KADLONDON 2017 is a two-evening creativity conference. The first night features a solo photography art exhibition: Creating Durga. The conference will conclude on the second night with an international panel discussion covering art, design, music and sound and creativity.

Day 1:

September 4, 2017
Doors at 6:00 pm
Art Exhibition opening ceremony at 6:30pm.

Day 2:

September 5, 2017
Doors at 6:00 pm
Talks and Panel Discussion from 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Where:

The Nehru Centre
8 S Audley St, Mayfair, London
W1K 1HF, UK

Smrita Jain

Smrita Jain

Designer, Artist, Photographer, Curator

Smrita Jain is an NYC based award-winning designer at The Aquario Group and artist at Surmrit Gallery of Art and Design, with studios located in Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Topic:

Interaction between Art and Design and their value in Cultural Representation

Smrita Jain will begin the evening with her keynote on interaction between art and design and she will share works that include, Ateem (a Hindi typeface), 3D typographic art, graphics-based advertising posters for Incredible India and her upcoming book, Fat Free Samosa. Each piece offers a different perspective and breaks stereotypical impressions of Indian culture.

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Laura Plana Gracia

Laura Plana Gracia

Curator, Artist, and Researcher

Currently, Laura is a Ph.D. student at Crisap – UAL, where studies the new tendencies in curatorial practices and cultural management in sonic arts.

Topic:

Curating Sonic Labs: Defining new strategies for the public exhibition of sound art.

This talk introduces practice-based research that identifies and critically addresses key issues in curating sound art and how it differs from contemporary visual arts curation. Garcia works to identify possibilities in curating sound art outside the institution with a focus on alternative practices to enrich the curatorial scope.

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Alok Nayak

Alok Nayak

Researcher, Artistic Director at Milapfest

Alok is a Ph.D. Researcher at the University of Liverpool. He is also the Artistic Director at Milapfest, Britain’s leading Indian arts development trust.

Topic:

Indian Musical Identity


The talk analyses the invention of new traditions in Indian Classical Music, the Great British Gharana,and the process of innovation. The project is part of the larger study of the movement of the Indian diaspora and their cultural identity around the world.

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Sylvie Gormezano

Sylvie Gormezano

PictureThis Productions, Association of Women Art Dealers

Sylvie has collected art for more than 20 years,with a passion and commitment to promote contemporary and emerging talent. She is the moderator for the evening's panel discussion.

Topic:

Panel Discussion: Kaleidoscope of Art and Design

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Thank you to our sponsors for helping us present this free event!

Surmrit GAllery of Art and Design The Aquario Group
Register and join us for two eventful evenings of short, focused art showcases and talks spanning the fields of art, design, music, sound, and creativity! Register

Not just for inspiration.

After two days filled with inspirational presentations, you will not only be refreshed but you can also apply your newly acquired knowledge to your own work. You will meet incredible artists, designers, and curators and can speak with them on a one-to-one basis.

Who is it for?

KADLondon2017 is for anyone who loves art, appreciates creativity and has open mind. It's for someone looking for a different perspective in an overly simplified world.

International Quality

KADLondon2017 is an international affair, featuring a diverse roster and high-quality presentations. The conference will take place at the historical Nehru Centre, London, known for its high-caliber cultural programming and involvement with the local arts community. This isn't just another conference. It's a culturally immersive experience.

It's free!

No further explanation needed. Some of the best things in life are, indeed, free! We suggest that you take up this opportunity!

Register and join us for two eventful evenings of short, focused art showcases and talks spanning the fields of art, design, music, sound, and creativity! Register