Art for a cause
To raise funds for the ongoing relief operations in Uttarakhand, CAMERAunLIMITED and art@indianaugust in collaboration with Goonj is presenting an art exhibition featuring artists such as Raajan Sharma, Monidipa Dey, Nimit Nigam and many others who have volunteered to give their artworks for display and sale.
All the collections from the show will go directly to Goonj which is undertaking a relief operation in the flood affected regions of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. The exhibition aims to create not only the funds but also an awareness about issues that matter.
July 20 - Aug 5, Indian August, N-3, Sector 18, Noida, Call: 9810957837
The Undoing is a story of three women from varied socio-economic, political and cultural backgrounds, grappling with the issues of religion and gender. Entwined together in their destiny, they brood, suffer and jostle with the ever-tightening jaws of this patriarchal society.
7.30 pm, July 21, Shri Ram Centre, 4, Safdar Hashmi Marg. Call: 9810255291
If you want to reconnect with the rich cultural heritage of the country, and want to own a few pieces of period furniture then you can check out an exhibition displaying statement pieces. The furniture is styled and designed keeping in mind the antique craft of the days of the maharajas. The intricate carving is resplendent with Indian heritage. The wood works are a window to an era gone by.
July 20-27, One and Only, 717 Conclave, Kherki Daula, Gurgaon. Call: 9971765333
This weekend the Polish Institute in Delhi will screen a documentary, Beats of Freedom, on Polish rock music and independence. Narrated by well-known British writer and journalist, Chris Salewicz, the recent history of Poland — from the strikes organised by Solidarity to the martial law imposed by General Jaruzelski — is told through the sounds of those who sought to resist a suffocating situation using rock music.
July 21, 7 pm, Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre. Call: 41496965