Pondy ART is all heART.

Pondy ART has had an amazing year!  Shows by Kaushal Parikh, Olya Morvan, Andreas Deffner, Peter Kabel, Dhruv Dhakan and Swarat Ghosh in the Old Distillery were visited by thousands of school children, Pondicherriens and tourists.  Pondy Photo 2014, our first photography festival, received international attention for its unique installation and exhibitions and had over 10,000 visitors on its own.  And MOVING IMAGE  showcasing work … Continue reading Pondy ART is all heART.

CRISIS at Pondy Photo 2014!

The Team behind Pondy PHOTO 2014 is super excited about the overwhelmingly positive public response to the 28 Photography Exhibitions in the Old Distillery, Pondicherry. All of us; Yannick Cormier, Andreas Deffner, Muthu Stickers, Take It Easy, Victoria Rentals and the rest of the team, put this incredible photography festival together on a very tight budget of 10 Laks, (approx. 12,000 Euro/16,700 USD).  We included … Continue reading CRISIS at Pondy Photo 2014!


  “Up Against the Wall” an interview presented by Waswo X. Waswo is out in the January edition of ART & DEAL magazine.  Focusing on the challenges of presenting art in public space, Waswo speaks with Photographers, Yannick Cormier and Varun Gupta and Pondy ART Director, Kasha Vande about what it takes to present the monthly photography exhibitions going on in Pondicherry. For a good … Continue reading “UP AGAINST THE WALL”

Pondy ART at RISK!

Pondy ART at Risk! This week Pondy ART  was notified that the owner of our exhibition wall on the Beach Road, Pondicherry may not allow us to continue using his property to “get art out there” through photography.  Pondy ART exhibitions present fine art photography and build awareness of the issues challenging India today for free and directly to the public reaching more than 1 … Continue reading Pondy ART at RISK!

Meeting of the Minds

This past weekend, Pondy ART hosted an incredibly successful “Shooting Angles” at Maison Rose, Pondicherry.  Imagine 9 professional photographers (two were absent due to illness and assignments) in the same place with forty more photography lovers, amateurs and local professionals sharing ideas, discussing the latest in technology, and reviewing the evolution of the art, the equipment and the processing methods and software. Mr. Robi Ganguli, … Continue reading Meeting of the Minds