|Past Residential Programmes
of residential programmes through partner organisations
addition to the regular Residency Programme, Sanskriti
has had many collaborative projects with institutions
from other countries wherein foreign and Indian artists
have lived and worked together on specific projects. They
often used Indian materials, crafts and skills in exploring
common themes and benefited immensely from the international
(Indo-Austrian Project) 1998-1999
Werner Dornik of Austria, together with the Austria-India
Association and Indian Council for Cultural Relations,
promoted this project.
(British Council Project) 2001
Sanskriti in association with the British Council
and Delhi Blue Pottery organized a pottery workshop.
Sandy Brown, a contemporary artist conducted a four-day
workshop with studio potters at the Kendra.
(South Asian Project) 2001-2002
This Programme was initiated by Sanskriti to facilitate
greater interaction between creative people of the
South Asian region and to evolve a shared perspective.
Thirteen participants from Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan,
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, mainly writers and visual
artists, lived and worked at the Kendra. This programme
was funded by the Ford Foundation.
Sanskriti has been in collaboration with the Foundation
of Indian Contemporary Art. As part of the Emerging
Artist Award instituted by FICA the awardee undertook
a two-month residency at the Sanskriti Kendra. RakhiPeswani
and Om Soorya were the two artists who were at Sanskriti
after receiving this award.
Studio, Kecskemét, Hungary
Sanskriti has entered into a collaboration with
the International Ceramic Studio, Kecskemét,
Hungary to host Hungarian ceramic artists for residencies
at Sanskriti. Renowned ceramic artist Ban Mariann
undertook a residency at Sanskriti under this initiative.