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.


  “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 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…


Photo Credit:  Yannick Cormier These past three days Pondy ART has definitely seen the truth of that proverb “You win some, you lose some.” We blogged yesterday that we were in danger of losing our current exhibition space on the Beach Road in Pondicherry and asked the public to help by sending letters of support for the project.  We received so many wonderful letters from … Continue reading WlN SOME, LOSE SOME

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!