Suresh K. Nair and Joana Rodrigues (Varanasi, India): Confluence

  • watch: 20th December 2019 at 5pm UTC
  • duration: 25min

An Integrative Art infusion were music, other ancestral knowledges and arts do confluence together in a collaborative construction and co-creation. A performance that celebrate the process of human autonomy and catharsis. A moment of community were the arts are the tools for activate humanism, and the sacred part of humankind. The words here are unification, the organic value of Creative Expression and Co-Creation. Performative Colaboration by Suresh K. Nair and Joana Rodrigues, with participation of duarte dias and tiago da neta and thanks to the video by Cristina Ataide OVNI 2019 Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

BIO: Suresh K Nair was born in Kerala, India. Suresh has studied from Institute of Mural Painting, Guruvayur, Film and Television Institute of India, Pune and Visva Bharati University Santiniketan, and an alumna of Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, US. He has acquired a major presence in art spaces both in India and abroad for his Public Art. He exhibited his works both in Indian Cities and Foreign Cities. He travelled UAE, UK, USA, Nepal, Bangladesh for his art. He has been awarded the Kerala Lalithakala award ( 2005) from the government of Kerala, Elizabeth Green Shield Scholarship (1997) and Earth Day network award (2015 and 2018) from Washington along with various arts exchange programs and research projects. Nair did music based drawing performance at TEDex IIT, Banaras Hindu University on the theme of “Order and Chaos”, Carnival of Creativity (CEC) at the North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya and Kabira Festival in Varanasi. Through his art Suresh addressed significant social issues like Environment, Plastic Pollution, Partition and Migration issues through his Art and Performance. Suresh has contributed to community awareness in his recent art practices and contributed to cleanliness drive through artistic means. Suresh is currently teaching Visual Art in the Department of Painting, Faculty of Visual Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. ARTIST’S WEBSITE