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Five Million Incidents

Five Million Incidents is a year-long series of events, organized by Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi and Kolkata. Conceived in collaboration with Raqs Media Collective, it invites experimentation with the possibilities of public space, time, media, communication and interaction.

About Five Million Incidents

Notifications & Open Calls

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Important Announcement

Five Million Incidents Postponement due to COVID 19
 
In light of how the situation with the COVID 19 global pandemic is evolving, Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata and New Delhi, together with the Five Million Incidents Catalysts, Actants, and Mentors, have taken the decision to postpone the remainder of the incidents until further notice. This will affect all the events, workshops, interventions, performances, exhibitions, installations, etc that would have taken place until 18.04.2020.
 
In the meanwhile, we will continue to share content about past and future Actants and Incidents via this website and our Facebook channel, as well as further developments regarding revised dates – so do check in from time-to-time.
 
Until we can once again welcome you to be part of Five Million Incidents, stay safe and healthy!
- Team Five Million Incidents.


Incidents: Past, Present & Future

Round I Incidents: New Delhi & Kolkata

17.08.2019 - 21.12.2019
POSTAL MODERNISM 2.0

17.08.2019 - 21.12.2019
5 GMS | 70 GSM | 1000 X 1000 INCIDENTS

21.08.2019 - 28.08.2019
HOMEMADE THEATRE

29.08.2019 - 31.08.2019
SCIENCE-ART-LIFE CHOIR & CONFERENCE

01.09.2019 - 13.12.2019
THE NAKED LUNCH SERIES

05.09.2019 - 21.12.2019
FROM UP THERE THEY WERE JUST NUMBERS

06.09.2019 - 16.11.2019
ONE IMAGE, THOUSAND STORIES!!

07.09.2019 - 30.09.2019
HARVEST LABORATORY

10.09.2019 - 21.12.2019
GOSSAMER

14.09.2019
SAROS 132

16.09.2019 - 28.09.2019
MOON WALK

17.09.2019 - 21.12.2019
KAIROI

14.10.2019 - 26.10.2019
MEMORY SCAPE

15.10.2019 - 21.12.2019
ONE MILLION VELOCITY PIECES

16.10.2019 - 21.12.2019
PATHOREMANUSH: THE NARRATIVE OF THE BRICKS

18.10.2019 - 21.12.2019
PROVOKE PAPERS

22.10.2019 - 25.10.2019
PAUSE / PLAY

01.11.2019 - 07.11.2019
COFFEE WITHOUT MILK PROJECT

05.11.2019 - 17.11.2019
RE-SEARCH FOR A COMMUNITY SPACE THROUGH ART

07.11.2019 - 09.11.2019
THE INCIDENT AT INAMGAON

11.11.2019 - 15.11.2019
TEEN TAKEOVER @ MMB: THE NEXT 60 - AS IMAGINED BY YOUNG PEOPLE

18.11.2019 - 24.11.2019
PLEASANT ONE IS CONVERSATION

22.11.2019 - 19.12.2019
AATMASPHERE

25.11.2019 - 27.11.2019
A LOVE LATIKA

27.11.2019 - 29.11.2019
FORGOTTEN IMMORTALS OF INDIA CHAPTER 1: ASHWATHAMA

30.11.2019 - 04.12.2019
TRIPTYCH

05.12.2019
ASSESSING

06.12.2019 - 08.12.2019
CHHAAP TILAK SAB CHHEENI

06.12.2019 - 13.12.2019
THE FREE TIMES REPOSITORY

09.12.2019 - 21.12.2019
COVER UNCOVER
17.08.-31.12. 2019
5 GMS | 70 GSM | 1000 X 1000 INCIDENTS

17.08.-31.12.2019
GOSSAMER

17.08.- 31.12.2019
POSTAL MODERNISM 2.0

20.08.-31.12.2019
A HUNDRED LETTERS, ROAD NUMBER ZERO

25.08.- 18.12.2019
THE NAKED LUNCH SERIES

07.09.2019
QUEER FUTURES POTLUCK PARTY

10.09.- 14.09.2019
ACT THE VICTIM: FAMILY AUDITION

10.09.- 31.12.2019
FROM UP THERE THEY WERE JUST NUMBERS

21.09.2019
ZERO WASTE GARMENT DESIGN

23.09.- 28.09.2019
CAN YOU FEEL THE BUBBLE? A CALL FOR COLLECTIVE FERMENTATION

05.-07.10.2019
THE MOTHERS STUDIO

09.10.- 07.12.2019
COVER-UNCOVER

11.10.-31.12.2019
KAIROI: TIME-SENSITIVE VENDING MACHINE

11.10.-31.12.2019
METRO SONATA

13.10.2019
CLIMATICAL OR POLITICAL?

18. & 19.10.2019
MAHILA ZINE

21.10.2019-30.01.2020
100 VELOCITY PIECES

25.10.-31.12.2019
PLEASANT ONE IS CONVERSATION

25.10.2019
CONJUNCTION (SAROS 132)

25.10.2019
ANTRAAL

31.10.2019
HOME TO WAR KITCHEN

07. & 09.11.2019
CHHAAP TILAK SAB CHHEENI

18.-26.11.2019
LATE HARVEST

20.-27.11.2019
RESEARCH FOR A COMMUNITY SPACE THROUGH ART

20.11.-31.12.2019
37 SINKINGS

21.-23.11.2019
A LOVE LATIKA

22.11.2019
FORGOTTEN IMMORTALS OF INDIA | CHAPTER 1: ASHWATHAMA

23.11.2019 | 19.09.2019 | 24.08.2019
SCIENCE-ART-LIFE CHOIR & CONFERENCE

28.11.-06.12.2019
SONIC SESSIONS

30.11.2019
ASSESSING: AN INTERACTIVE ACT

02.-18.12.2019
GAZE UNDER YOUR SKIN

06.12.2019
GROWING A TREE (THE BLIND RABBIT)

07. & 08.12.2019
PRIVATE PARTS

09.12.-11.12.2019
ACT THE VICTIM: CONVERSATION WITH FRIENDS

10.12.2019
PACT OF SILENCE - HOW TO BREAK IT?

10.12.2019
INTER / SECTIONS

14.12.2019
DASTAAN-E-LING

18.12.2019
THE NAKED LUNCH SERIES | WHAT WE HEARD WHEN WE WEREN'T LOOKING

04.01.2020
40 MILLISECONDS

Round II Incidents: New Delhi & Kolkata

02.01.-31.03.2020
5 GMS | 70 GSM | 1000 X 1000 INCIDENTS

02.01.-31.01.2020
100 VELOCITY PIECES

02.01.-10.01.2020
COVER UNCOVER

11.02.-20.04.2020
HEADS IN THE CLOUDS

11.02.-15.02.2020
PRE INFLICT PHASE

17.02.-19.02.2020
A MUSEUM IN MY MIND / A MUSEUM FOR THE CITY

12.03.-20.03.2020
THE BLIND SPOT / THE BLIND ART

24.03.-28.03.2020
DICTIONARY OF NONSENSE

26.03.-08.04.2020
DALIT ART ARCHIVE

02.04.-04.04.2020
A MAN, SOME TREES AND A DOG

07.04.-30.04.2020
PAKISTAN से पानी

13.04.2020
A SECRET VISUALITY OF INJUSTICE

20.04.-28.04.2020
BODY – A – FAIR

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Meet the Actants

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Five Million Incidents

Read on for details about the Actants of Five Million Incidents. The Actant profiles from the first round are linked here, followed by the profiles for the second round below.


Information for Participants

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Code of Conduct

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