Delhi Photography Club is set to start its third edition of Nicefoto exhibition which celebrates amateur photography across the world. The exhibition will feature photos from over 125 enthusiasts from India along with contributions from countries as far as China, Iran Germany, Italy, England, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Singapore etc. Selected photos from exhibits will travel overseas to international exhibitions, honouring amateur photographers.
11am to 7pm, July 8 - 14,
Open Palm Court, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road.
An exhibition of a collection of 75 remarkable graphic posters from the 80s and 90s that depicts the tremendous changes in economy of Japan in that period. These posters are a work of 15 renowned Japanese graphic designers who will give a glimpse of the social conditions in Japan at that time.
11 am to 7 pm, till July 31, The Japan Foundation, Ring Road, near Moolchand Metro Station.
Love, passion and humour
A comic drama infused with love, passion, denial, humour and grief, based on the life and times of an actress who saw the world in her art, but ignored the harsh realities of the real world outside. The play, Where did I leave my purdah, directed by Lillete Dubey, is set against the famed company theatres that performed dance dramas through the 1950s till the 80s.
The play moves between the past and the partition of India, to the musical productions of yesteryear, and back again to the contemporary world of cinema and stage today.
8 pm onwards, July 11, Epicentre at Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurgaon.
For details and tickets call: 2715100
A workshop on how to use everyday objects and movements to tell stories is being organised by Niranjan Iyer who trained at the Ecole Jacques Lecoq and the Theatre du Soleil, Paris. The class will focus on elements of theatricalising movement and everyday gestures. Props like a salad bowl, bag or anything at disposal can be used for the workshop.
10 am to 1 pm, July 8-11,
S-17 Khirkee Extension.
Bolivia on film
A Bolivian film series comprising of films such as Insugentes, Question of Faith, The Elephant’s Cementery, The Andes Don’t Relieve in God is being screened at Spanish cultural centre, Instituto Cervantes. The inaugural movie, Insugentes, directed by Jorge Sanjinés is an activist film that follows two centuries of popular uprisings in Bolivia. Question of Faith is a story of two saint-makers who are ordered by a gangster to construct a virgin and deliver it to a town in the jungle. Their misadventures test their respective faiths in God and gambling.
4:30pm onwards, every Sunday, July 7-28, Instituto Cervantes,
48, Hanuman Road. Call: 43681900