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No Passport, No Problem: Your Ticket to D.C.’s Global Side

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Source: District Fray Magazine

There are over 175 embassies and cultural centers within our fair city’s borders. Every year, Around the World Embassy Tour and E.U. Open House draw long lines, but you don’t have to wait until May to get immersed in global cultures. Embassies across the District court curious visitors throughout the year with language lessons, exhibits, concerts and cooking classes. An added perk of exploring embassies? Most events and exhibitions are free. 

Navigating the world of embassy and cultural events can be tricky, however. So we asked Nate Burola, creator of the Embassy Life in DC weekly newsletter, for tips on getting out and exploring the city’s global side.

“There’s a misconception that all embassy events are private and that only VIPs and diplomats are allowed to attend. In fact, it is quite the opposite,” Burola says.

While there are exclusive events that embassies throw for high-profile guests, the cultural affairs sections of all the embassies and cultural centers in the city want the public to attend their events as much as possible.

Read more: https://districtfray.com/articles/dc-global-side-events/

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“Con/temporality: Contemporary Aesthetics in Our Times” Exhibition Showcases South Asian Artistic Innovation

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source: Lokmat Times

The Arts Family London and 079|STORIES, Ahmedabad, are thrilled to collaborate on “Con/temporality: Contemporary Aesthetics in Our Times,” an exhibition featuring a selection of South Asian artists celebrating the dynamic spirit of contemporary artistic practices in South Asia. This exceptional showcase will run from April 19th to May 10th, 2024, at 079|STORIES in Ahmedabad, with a special preview on April 19th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

The exhibition proudly features artists shortlisted for the recent TAF Emerging Artist Award – South Asia (2nd edition), including three finalists selected from a competitive pool of over 1000 applicants worldwide. These artists embody the diverse contemporary aesthetics and perspectives emerging from South Asia today.

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Collect with Confidence: Trusted Art Platforms in Asia Pacific

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Source: Entrepreneur asia pacific

The modern art market today is nothing like it was ten years ago. The days of onsite art auctions, where people spend millions of dollars on a single painting, are gradually passing. As a result, art ownership is becoming increasingly accessible and affordable for all art enthusiasts. In this column, we’ll explore traditional art auctions and their new online counterparts to find which option is more relevant and accessible for users in the APAC region.

International Auctions

Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Bonhams are the undisputed leaders of the art auction industry. These auction houses’ rich history and pristine reputation have kept them on top of their game for years. Let’s take a closer look at each auction house.

Read more: https://www.entrepreneur.com/en-au/lifestyle/collect-with-confidence-trusted-art-platforms-in-asia/471169

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Vishal Kumaraswamy’s Dual Exhibitions Illuminate Margins: Arts House March-April Event

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Source: bnn

Artist-curator Vishal Kumaraswamy is set to make a significant impact at Arts House in March and April with two thought-provoking exhibitions: ನಿರೀಕ್ಷಣೆ nireekshane and ಒಡಲಾಳ Odalala. These exhibitions delve into the depths of social hierarchies, domesticity, belonging, landscape, and the brutal realities of marginalized communities through the lens of South Asian and diasporic artists.

Exploring Margins with ನಿರೀಕ್ಷಣೆ nireekshane

Slated for March as part of PHOTO 2024, ನಿರೀಕ್ಷಣೆ nireekshane translates to ‘the act of seeing’ and ‘a detailed critical inspection’ in Dravidian Kannada. It showcases over 150 pieces by artists such as Arun Vijai Mathavan, Jaisingh Nageswaran, Krithika Sriram, M. Palani Kumar, Priya Suresh Kambli, and Sadia Marium. These works traverse themes of domesticity, belonging, and landscape, highlighting the nuances of social hierarchies through traditional and innovative photographic practices.

Read more: https://bnnbreaking.com/world/india/vishal-kumaraswamys-dual-exhibitions-illuminate-margins-arts-house-march-april-event

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