THE ABSENT YEAR: Artist Portfolio
A sale of limited edition portfolios by select Asia Arts Game Changers
To commemorate the fifth edition of the Asia Arts Game Changer Awards India, Asia Society India Centre has produced a series of limited-edition portfolios featuring signed reproductions by renowned artists Abir Karmakar, Arpita Singh, Benitha Perciyal, Gulammohammed Sheikh, Prabhakar Pachpute and Vibha Galhotra – all Asia Arts Game Changers from previous years.
Conceptualised by Abhay Sardesai, Editor of ARTIndia Magazine, and designed by Reeya Mehta, Founder of The Experimental Box, the portfolio is themed around 'The Absent Year' and poignantly presents a marker and memory of the past year through a collection of artworks that negotiate a changing world.
As a part of our commitment to support the artistic community in India during this difficult phase, proceeds from The Absent Year portfolio will support Creative Dignity – an organisation dedicated to providing relief and rehabilitation to Indian artisans in this time of COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 impact.
The portfolio is produced in a limited series of 40
Each portfolio comprises 6 signed reproductions sized 210 x 297 mm (including border), on Hahnemühle William Turner Archival Paper.
Price Rs. 75,000 (inclusive of 12% GST)
To make a purchase please contact Ketaki Varma, Programme Manager Arts and Culture at KVarma@asiasociety.org.
Payments can be made via Google Pay or NEFT/ IMPS using the bank account details below:
Name of the Bank - Kotak Mahindra Bank
IFSC Code - KKBK0000637/Kotak Mahindra Bank
Beneficiary Account Number - 06372000000592 (Current Account)
Beneficiary Account Name - Asia Society India Centre
SWIFT Code - KKBKINBB/Kotak Mahindra Bank, Nepean Sea Road, Mumbai, India
Artist Patrons: Abir Karmakar, Arpita Singh, Benitha Perciyal, Gulammohammed Sheikh, Prabhakar Pachpute and Vibha Galhotra
Conceptualised by: Abhay Sardesai, Editor, ARTIndia Magazine
Designed by: Reeya Mehta, Founder, The Experimental Box
About Creative Dignity
Creative Dignity is a movement that has brought together over 500 diverse creative producers, small enterprises, civil society organisations, and professionals to energise the ecosystem that Indian artisans need in this time of COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 impact. Their focus is to provide Relief, and subsequently work on Rehabilitation of artisans and Rejuvenation of crafts in a bid to ensure their sustained prosperity. For more information please visit www.creativedignity.org.
About Asia Society India Centre
Asia Society India Centre presents an array of perspectives on modern Asia, cultivating nuanced understandings of Asia-Pacific affairs through diverse programming. Our initiatives include public lectures, business discussions, policy roundtables, leadership programmes, cultural summits, musical performances, film screenings, and an annual gala honouring Asian artists.
The India Centre enhances dialogue, encourages creative expression, and generates ideas in the areas of business and policy, and arts and culture. Inaugurated in 2006 by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the India Centre has hosted over 700 events, establishing itself as a leading public education platform and an important forum for the discussion of regional and global affairs.