Goethe Medal 2022 Winners

Nimi Ravindran and Shiva Pathak are Bangalore based artists and curators and founders of Sandbox Collective. Through their work at Sandbox Collective and their personal lives, they both take a stand against nationalist, religious and fundamentalist politics both in and outside of art circles. As artists and cultural catalysts, they continue their resistance against censorship and politics of hate, and advocate for a more free, compassionate and equal society.

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bangaloREsidency 2022

The bangaloREsidency programme has been conceived as a long-term collaboration between the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore and various innovative and discerning contemporary art/cultural spaces and partners in Bangalore.

bangaloREsidency 2022: October 16 - December 17, 2022*.
*Subject to Covid-related change


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Gender Bender

Gender Bender is a one-of-its-kind-annual  festival held in Bangalore, India, that showcases new works of art that re-examine and re-imagine the spectrum that is gender and also includes curated performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and workshops.
Gender Bender is a joint project of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan and Sandbox Collective and is conceived, conceptualised, and curated by Sandbox Collective.

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bangaloREsidency-Expanded 2022

bangaloREsidency-Expanded aims at establishing long-term artistic exchange through a novel practice of collaboration wherein Indian artists get to work in Germany, gain access to the art practice of the other culture and thereby enrich their own creativity.

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