Five Million Incidents | Exhibition The Dictionary of Nonsense

Dictionary Of Nonsense © Krishnapriya C P and Narendran K © Krishnapriya C P and Narendran K

Wednesday, 19 – Saturday, 22 February 2020, 11:00 – 20:00

Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi

3 Kasturba Gandhi Marg
110001 New Delhi

By Krishnapriya C P and Narendran K

The Dictionary of Nonsense is project that is going to occupy the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan as an exhibition within which a series of events are going to take shape. Each letter of the word Nonsense has been further expanded with eight selected words. Between 19-22 February, each day, two words will be explored.

19.02.2020
11:00

Eleutheromania will be celebrated with a workshop for children facilitated by artists Ajit Kumar, K. Deepika, A. Kameshwaran, Krishnapriya C.P, Narendran. K, Priyadharshini, G. Ramamoorthi and Shikha Srinivasan.
(This workshop is not open to public)

18:00 
Sonification
will be interpreted by sonifying data on environmental crisis and interacting with Pradip Krishen, an author and environmentalist.
(Open to public)
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20.02.2020
16:00 
Optophobia
will be challenged with a screening Darbar-e-Watan (48 mins) by Uma Chakravati, historian and film maker. Followed by a discussion about the film with Anubhuti Maurya, also a historian.   
(Open to public)

18:00 
Nescience
will be illuminated by a discussion with A.S. Panneerselvan, a journalist, Rajan Kurai Krishnan, a film scholar, Rohit Azad and Dipa Sinha both economists.
(Open to public)
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21.02.2020
11:00
Semantics
will be explored through a workshop with art students on language and meaning building. This workshop will be facilitated by artists Ajit Kumar, K. Deepika, A. Kameshwaran, Krishnapriya C.P, Narendran. K, Priyadharshini, G. Ramamoorthi and Shikha Srinivasan.
(This workshop is not open to public)

18:00
Nosology
will be investigated by presenting a fictitious disease of violence and intolerance. This will be further expanded over a discussion with Y.S. Alone, Buddhist scholar and Bezwada Wilson, an activist.
(Open to public)
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22.02.2020
15:00 
Nemeisism
will be healed through conversations and cooking with Chris Mary Kurian, home cook and public health researcher, Madhura Lohokare, anthropologist and Prajakta Dhulap, journalist. Deepak Chaulan, Moonga Ram and Ram Singh will also be sharing their jalebi making skills and stories on migration.  
(Open to public)
 
18:00
Elephantastic
will be dramatised by Siddhant Sunder as a standup performance, exploring his “self” and identity within the larger scheme of things.   
(Open to public)

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