Kala ghoda Art Festival 2014


 “Life happened because I turned the pages”
-Alberto Manguel

They say literature feeds the soul's curiosity and inspires the mind to go out on new adventures. This year at The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, come and spend time with novelists and poets, columnists and non-fiction writers, people who are helping shape the world of tomorrow. Join in our readings and poetry sessions. Meet the authors you've always wanted to meet. Enjoy the panel discussions and participate in workshops and interactive sessions.
Our thematic for the 2014 literature section is ‘WHY DON’T YOU WRITE ME’
We look forward to seeing you at David Sasoon Library, Arbour and Tarq.
Kitab Khana is where we will host several children's literature workshops.

Acknowledgements: Kitab Khana, Amrita Somaiya, Arbour Initiatives in Architecture Research, Tarq, Asmita Mohite, Kamal Vora, Ramdas and Harsha Bhatkal and the G R Bhatkal Foundation, Martin Wa¨lde, Jayashree Joshi, and the Goethe - Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai, Mary Therese Kurkalang and Cultures of Peace - Festival of the Northeast, Popular Prakashan, Ishika Harekal, Anvita Budhraja, and Aparna Andhare
Parinita Shetty, Sonali Jain, Sangeeta Bhansali for their support and collaboration.

Workshop : Memoir Writing

11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Arbour

A workshop with Hindustan Times' Editor Soumya Bhattacharya. This event has limited seating. To register, please email litkgaf14@gmail.com with "Memoir Workshop" as the subject. 

Workshop: Cultural Journalism

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Arbour

Cultural Journalism Workshop with Jerry Pinto. This event has limited seating. To register, please email litkgaf14@gmail.com with "Cultural Journalism Workshop" as the subject.

Marathi Panel: Interview

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm at David Sassoon Library

An interview with Sunil Barve

tarq Salon: Writing for Architecture

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Tarq

Kapil Gupta and Shilpa Ranade in conversation moderated by Kaiwan Mehta

tarq Salon with Atul Dodiya

6:15 pm - 7:15 pm at Tarq

Atul Dodiya in conversation with Ranjit Hoskote

Gujarati Panel: Kanji Patel

6:15 pm - 7:15 pm at David Sassoon Library

Creativity and Orature Iderived from oral literature of Nomadic tribes

Italy. Another View

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm at David Sassoon Library

Launching Gallerie's 33rd volume is dedicated to the contemporary art and culture of Italy. With a fascinating history since the Roman Empire, Gallerie travels beyond the prescribed tourists' trail, to feature Italy's new generation art, theatre, music, dance, photography and cinema unfolding insights into its people and places. This special Gallerie volume on Italy is a document of the current times.

Bombay Books

8:45 pm - 9:45 pm at David Sassoon Library

This panel is centered on new books written on the city of Mumbai by Murali Ranganathan, Sifra Lentin and Priya Sarukkai Chabria moderated by Kaiwan Mehta

From France Hot off the Press - Book launch – The Honey Hunter

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm at Kitab Khana

Indian Poet, Karthika Nair and French illustrator Joelle Jolivet come together to present their spectacular picture book on an unforgettable journey to the heart of the Sundarbans. (Presented courtesy of the French Book Office in India) (7+)

From Australia Meet Ossie. He’s got imagination. He’s also got problems.

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm at Kitab Khana

Much loved Australian author Ken Spillman launches his delightful coming of age novel I am Oscar - the story of Oscar Updike's Incredibly Intelligent Observations On Life, Death and Other Freaky Phenomena (12+). Ken will also read from his book The Strange Story of Felicity Frown  for his younger audience. (8+)

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