the earth is still going around the sun

Khoj International Artists’ Association in partnership with Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi is pleased to announce the opening of ‘the earth is still going around the sun’ – 13 curated exhibitions. The exhibitions open at 6pm, on the 14th of December, 2019 at the Art Gallery at the India International Centre, New Delhi.

These exhibitions are a culmination of the third edition Curatorial Intensive South Asia 2019 (CISA), a flagship program by Khoj which brings together curators from Iran, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka for a two week curatorial fellowship in New Delhi. CISA aims to develop a diversity of perspectives on the medium of the exhibition in South Asia and Iran and to provide both a structured and an experimental inquiry into the possibilities of curatorial practice today.

The exhibitions will open on December 14, 2019 at 6 PM at the Art Gallery, Kamaladevi Complex at the India International Centre, Delhi and will run through till December 20, 2019. The timings for the gallery are 11am-7pm.

Curatorial Intensive South Asia programme is supported by Goethe Institut, New Delhi. The exhibition  ‘the earth is still going around the sun’ is in collaboration with India International Centre.

CISA 2019 Fellows:

Alisha Sett (India)

Ashima Tshering (India)
‘Knock Knock’

Ayushma Regmi (Nepal)

Diwas Raja (Nepal)
Furnishing Papers’

Maryam Bagheri (Iran)  

Mila Samdub  (India)
Real Time Tactics’

Poulomi Paul (India)

Pranamita Borgohain (India)

Rumi Samadhan (India)
1927 – The Mahad Satyagraha: ‘Erasure’ as a form of assertion’

Sadia Marium (Bangladesh)

Sarker Protick (Bangladesh)
This too shall pass’

Kirubalini Stephan (Srilanka)

Zohreh Deldadeh  (Iran)
Some-Bodies: Bodily Narratives in Iranian Contemporary Art’



After a while, shadows begin to rouse – A performance by Anupam Saikia
December 15, 5pm onwards
Terrace, Art Gallery, IIC

Saacha: The Loom a documentary film screening
December 16, 6pm onwards
Auditorium, IIC

Rooee  (launch of chapbook)
December 16, 7pm onwards
Auditorium, IIC

Screening of two videos by Iranian/Dutch artist and filmmaker Sara Rajaei
December 16, 7.30 onwards
Auditorium, IIC

‘Human in Una’ performance by Prabhakar Kamble
December 17, 6.30 onwards
Terrace, Art Gallery, IIC

Network Politics / Network Aesthetics
December 18, 6pm onwards
Seminar Hall 1, IIC

December 20, 7pm onwards
Terrace, Art Gallery, IIC

Reactions to SKUM
December 20, 7pm onwards
Terrace, Art Gallery, IIC


Associated Programmes