BEFORE Pondy ART…

Pondy ART is moving to a new location this month with its exhibition “STREETWISE” by Kaushal Parikh.  The Old Distillery on the Beach Road of Pondicherry has been generously offered by the Lt. Governor Virendra Kataria and the Government of Pondicherry.  Have a look at what it looks like now!!! We will be sure to show what it looks like when we open the exhibition on … Continue reading BEFORE Pondy ART…

About that “Evil Orientalist”…

How to describe Waswo X. Waswo and his work?  Kavita Singh perhaps does it best.  An excerpt of the catalogue essay for Waswo’s exhibition in Gallery Espace in 2012. Go to http://www.mattersofart.net/feature-details.aspx?mpgid=3&pgid=3&fid=21 for the full essay. WASWO X. WASWO: A SONG OF LOVE AND LONGING April 20, 2012 Twelve years ago, the American photographer and poet Richard John Waswo moved to India. Two years after the move, he … Continue reading About that “Evil Orientalist”…

Art is Moving : INTERVIEW with Kasha Vande, Pondy ART

Published Today by ART IS MOVING http://artismoving.blogspot.in/2013/09/interview-kasha-vande-pondicherry-india.html What is Pondy Art? Pondy ART is a not for profit organization in Pondicherry, South India that takes fine art photography directly to the public using public venues, like walls on the the main thoroughfares, as exhibition space.  Art is for everyone and often unfortunately it becomes exclusive when it is kept in galleries or private spaces.   We … Continue reading Art is Moving : INTERVIEW with Kasha Vande, Pondy ART

Opening 14 September with PONDY ART

“In so far as one denies what is, one is possessed by what is not, the compulsions, the fantasies, the terrors that flock to fill the void.” Ursula K. Le Guin The concept of sin and soul-cleansing has been doing good business since time immemorial, where suffering is essential for redemption. Being possessed by the devil remains inexplicable, rather painful for the one who is … Continue reading Opening 14 September with PONDY ART

What’s New?

    Just in time for World PHOTOGRAPHY DAY, we are pleased to present OUR New WEBSITE!  Introducing https://pondyart.org/ We are now LIVE!  Check out our site for information on our past, current and future monthly exhibitions.  Find out more about the incredible photographers who show on our walls!  Learn more about the issues challenging India today. And follow our blog for regular updates on the … Continue reading What’s New?