Moving Still: Performative Photography in India
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Moving Still: Performative Photography in India

PRESENTING PARTNER Moving Still: Performative Photography in India explores themes of migration, gender, religion and national identity through the lens of performative photography. The exhibition focuses on the photo-based practices of contemporary artists who are rooted in the diversity of cultures within the country, while at the same time engaging in a global dialogue. Participating...

by May 30, 2019May 30, 2019
Nep Sidhu: Medicine for a Nightmare (they called, we responded)
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Nep Sidhu: Medicine for a Nightmare (they called, we responded)

PRESENTING PARTNER Nep Sidhu is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice is concerned with the reverberations of form, antiquity, myth, and history with an affinity for community. Through material investigations that use textiles, sculpture, video, and sound, Sidhu’s work seeks moments of knowledge. Medicine for a Nightmare (they called, we responded) explores how memories persist in...

by May 30, 2019June 6, 2019
Sara Khan: Suraj Kinare
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Sara Khan: Suraj Kinare

PRESENTING PARTNER Immerse yourself in intriguing watercolours exploring vulnerability and identity. Sara Khan’s sumptuous watercolours invoke a magical realm where personal memories mix with exotic plants and outlandish characters, all spread across organic fields of pattern and colour. Imagined through a series of poetic paintings, Suraj Kinare evokes the artist’s own sense of identity, suspended...

by May 30, 2019May 30, 2019
ISF 2019 featured-artist: Sara Khan
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ISF 2019 featured-artist: Sara Khan

Indian Summer Festival is delighted to announce Sara Khan as this year’s featured artist. Each year, the festival invites an inspiring artist to create a commissioned artwork in response to the festival theme. The work they make then sets the visual language of the entire festival. Khan responded to the 2019 theme of “Tricksters, Magicians...

by May 23, 2019May 30, 2019
ISF 2018 Artist-In-Residence: Sandeep Johal
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ISF 2018 Artist-In-Residence: Sandeep Johal

Every year, Indian Summer Festival invites a visual artist to be the festival’s Artist-In-Residence. Artists in this role define the festival’s visual language for the year by creating a work of art in response to the festival’s annual theme. They also create large-scale public artworks, interact with other festival artists and with the public at...

by June 18, 2018June 26, 2018
Museum Bhavan — July 5-15
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Museum Bhavan — July 5-15

A ‘pocket’ museum that defies definition “It unfolds, one page after the other, like a dream.” – Teju Cole, The New York Times Co-presented by LOCATIONS AROUND THE CITY  Dayanita Singh is among the most renowned contemporary photographers in the world. Her latest project, Museum Bhavan, is a beautiful boxed set of nine intimate concertina...

by June 14, 2018July 7, 2018
Cross-Pollinating Artists
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Cross-Pollinating Artists

Rajasthan Josh & Friends Festivals are by nature temporal events that bring artists and audiences together for the briefest of celebratory moments. At Indian Summer Festival, we are proud that we have been able to go beyond and act as cultural catalysts, with a significant impact on the artistic community in Vancouver as well as...

by August 25, 2016April 11, 2017