The four grants made under the Arts Education programme support projects of teachers in government schools across Kamataka. They are as follows:
Venkatesh G Naik, Cluster Resource Person at Uttara Kannada will explore the local Yakshagana form to help develop language and oratory skills amongst higher primary school students.
Grant funds will pay for book design and printing, professionalfees, refreshment, documentation, exhibition, purchase of materials, training and development, performance, props and music, stationery, travel and an accountant’s fee. ' ArtsRead More >
This grant supports the digitisation of 46,000 Bengali little magazines and the preparation of an open-access Internet archive as a resource for researchers. Grant funds a will pay for honorarium, equipment, digitisation costs and communications.Read More >
This grant supports the making of a film on Koothu-p-pattarai (KPP), a pioneering theatre group in Tamil Nadu, Covering the last 15 years of the group’s history, the film will depict KPP’s aspirations and journey in theatre. Grant funds will pay for production costs, professional fees, equipment hire travel and costs, rehearsal and workshop costs, communications, material costs and an accountant’s feet.Read More >
This grant supports the first phase of a documentation project on Bengali theatre (1795-2000) that will eventually lead to the publication of a ten-volume encyclopedia in Bengali and an internet archive. The first phase will involve documentation towards and the preparation of the manuscripts of the encyclopaedia. Grant funds will pay for honorarium, computer and accessories, travel, and photography, seaming and artwork.Read More >
This grant supports research and writing on the relationship between the language of contemporary Bengali poetry (1990-2007) and the emergence of a new, urban middle class. The project will engage with the role of television, the Internet and mobile phones, among other fixings,-in transfonmng‘thenottonof a poetic linguage. It winded! to a series of essays that is expected'to make’ a signifith confiibution .to literary studies in Bengali, introducing new ways of reading and new tools of analysis that engage with the - contemporary moment. Grant fiinds will pay for honorarium, travel,_reference materials, communications, equipment, stationery, photocopying and library fees.Read More >