Art Talks @ The Reading Room

Reposted from the website of Khoj International Artists’ Association (India)


Art Talks @ The Reading Room D-42 Defence Colony, New Delhi 110024 – Friday, 18th March 2011, 5:00 pm- 6:30 pm

A discussion  on the intersection of  Art,Ecology and Science by Biologist & Physicist Dr. Mukund Thattai and  Philosopher & Physicist Dr. Sundar Sarukkai with the resident artists at KHOJ, Heather Ackroyd & Dan Harvey, Navin Thomas, Brandon Ballengee and Pratik Sagar, moderated by the critic in residence, Jyoti Dhar.

In is supported by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in India.

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By Sacha Kagan

Research Associate at the ISCO - Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization (ISKO - Institut für Soziologie und Kulturorganisation), Leuphana University Lueneburg, Sacha Kagan founded the International level of Cultura21, Network for Cultures of Sustainability, as well as the International Summer School of Arts and Sciences for Sustainability in Social Transformation (ASSiST). The focus of his research and cultural work lies in the trans-disciplinary field of arts and (un-)sustainability. Doctor in Philosophy (Leuphana University Lueneburg) with a thesis on the subject of culture, the arts and sustainability under the perspective of complexity ; M.A. in Cultural Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam) ; and Graduate of Sciences Po Bordeaux (political sciences). For Cultura21, Sacha is also coordinating the eBooks series, the regular updates on our multi-lingual website, the English section of our webmagazine and the work of our Lueneburg-based interns.