Events

This Burning Land Belongs to You | TARQ at Camden Kalā

21 September 2017

TARQ is delighted to announce our first international exhibition at the Swiss Cottage Gallery, London. The exhibition, titled This Burning Land Belong to You, is a part of Camden Kalā - an initiative by Love Camden. The exhibition is a part of the UK-India Year of Culture. The exhibition brings together the works of our artists – Soghra Khurasani, Rithika Merchant and Ronny Sen.


Six Readings On...Museum

20 September 2017

Curated and conceptualized by Dr. Kaiwan Mehta, and produced by TARQ, 'Six Readings On...' is a series of six seminars, each consisting of six lectures by well-known artists and scholars from a range of disciplines. Each session endeavours to unpack the diverse theoretical approaches that frame the subject in the realm of academia and artistic practice. The series continues into its sixth and FINAL chapter with a seminar on 'MUSUEM'.


Walk-through and Discussion with Savia Mahajan

19 August 2017

"Liminal" marks Savia Mahajan's first solo exhibition at TARQ. The body of work defines this exhibition is her exploration, through a variety of mediums – sculpture, drawing and site-specific installations – notions of life, death and the in-between. Join us, as Savia enters into a conversation on fascinating aspects of her evolving practice and conceptual preoccupations.


Children's workshop at TARQ: The Secret of Still Lifes

05 August 2017

“The Secrets of Still Lives” is an interactive session put together by TARQ to open up interesting ways of looking at still life photography for children. The workshop will be focused on Shahid Datawala’s show “Remains of the Day”, currently on view at TARQ.


Workshop with Bombay Perfumery

24 July 2017

TARQ is delighted to host a morning of perfume making in collaboration with Bombay Perfumery. The workshop is being hosted exclusively for the members of the Indusladies group (Mumbai) and will be conducted by Manan Gandhi, founder of Bombay Perfumery, The participants will be invited to create their own fragrances against the backdrop of Shahid Datawala's on-going exhibition - "Remains of the Day".


Summer Screenings | Medea

15 July 2017

TARQ is delighted to host the screening of 'Medea' - a film directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini (Italy). This is the forth film in our five-part film series titled 'Becoming Epic - Myth, Legend and Folk Tale through Colour and Sound'. The series has been conceptualized by Mumbai based film scholar, Elroy Pinto. The screenings are accompanied by a series of essays of the same title by Pinto.


Six Readings On...BEAUTY

12 July 2017

Curated and conceptualized by Kaiwan Mehta, and produced by TARQ, 'Six Readings On...' is a series of six seminars, each consisting of six lectures by well-known artists and scholars from a range of disciplines. The series continues into its fifth and penultimate chapter with a seminar on BEAUTY. This session will try to unpack the diverse theoretical approaches that frame the subject in the realm of academia and artistic practice.


Walk-through and Discussion with Shahid Datawala

08 July 2017

"Remains of the Day" is Shahid Datawala's first solo exhibition at TARQ. It brings together two distinct bodies of work that come together in their common theme of an exploration of the uncanny in everyday objects.Join us for an interactive session with Shahid as he guides us through his show.


Summer Screenings | Ashik Kerib (1988)

01 July 2017

TARQ is delighted to host the screening of 'Ashik Kerib' - a film directed by Sergei Parajanov and David Abashidze. This is the third film in our five-part film series titled 'Becoming Epic - Myth, Legend and Folk Tale through Colour and Sound'. The series has been conceptualized by Mumbai based film scholar, Elroy Pinto. The screenings are accompanied by a series of essays of the same title by Pinto.


Summer Screenings | The Valley of the Bees (1967)

24 June 2017

TARQ is delighted to host the screening of 'The Valley of the Bees' - the second film in our five-part film series titled 'Becoming Epic - Myth, Legend and Folk Tale through Colour and Sound'. The series has been conceptualized by Mumbai based film scholar, Elroy Pinto. The screenings are accompanied by a series of essays of the same title by Pinto.


Enter the world of Man Ray! Presented in collaboration with Flying Tricycle

24 June 2017

TARQ and Flying Tricycle present Enter the world of Man Ray! – a workshop inspired by the show, Views of the Spirit, currently on at TARQ. This exhibition carries photographs by Man Ray and is the first time this legendary 20th century photographer are being exhibited in India. It’s a great opportunity for budding photographers to get inspired!


Summer Screenings | Zvenigora (1928)

17 June 2017

TARQ is delighted to host the screening of 'Zvenigora' - the first in our five-part film series titled 'Becoming Epic - Myth, Legend and Folk Tale through Colour and Sound'. The series has been conceptualized by Mumbai based film scholar, Elroy Pinto. The screenings are accompanied by a series of essays of the same title by Pinto.


Film Screening | The Destruction of Memory

20 May 2017

TARQ will be hosting a free screening of 'The Destruction of Memory' – a deeply compelling film by Tim Slade that grapples with the unsettlingly familiar subject of the systematic assault on culture and collective identities during times of conflict.


Film Screening | Purva Uttara: Past Forward

13 May 2017

TARQ will be hosting a free screening of Purva Uttara: Past Forward. Conceptualized by celebrated art historian Vidya Dehejia, the film which is split into two chapters, has been directed by Zafar Hai and Shyam Benegal. Purva Uttara is a stunning visual chronicle of India’s heritage, told through the histories of eight sites across India – Mamallapuram, Vijayanagara, Sanchi, Konarak, Udaipur, Goa, Delhi and Agra.


WALK-THROUGH AND DISCUSSION WITH SAMIT DAS

15 April 2017

Samit Das' practice is a visual manifestation of his engagement with the archive. Created over the last three years, 'Bibliography in Progress' assimilates the idea of pre-modernism through contemporary practice with a unique visual language. This show, which is being exhibited simultaneously at TARQ and Clark House Initiative, marks Das' return to Mumbai after a decade. Join us, as he walks us through his fascinating practice.


Film Screening: Nostalgia for the Light

08 April 2017

TARQ will be hosting a free screening of the award winning film 'Nostalgia for the Light', made by the Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán.


Six Readings On...MEMORY

11 March 2017

Curated and conceptualized by Kaiwan Mehta, and produced by TARQ, 'Six Readings On...' is a series of six seminars, each consisting of six lectures by well-known artists and scholars from a range of disciplines. The series continues into its fourth chapter with a seminar on MEMORY.


WALK-THROUGH AND DISCUSSION WITH WASWO X. WASWO

11 March 2017

TARQ, collaboration with Tasveer, is delighted to present Photowallah - an exhibition of hand-painted black and white digital prints. Produced in his studio in Udaipur along with his long-time collaborator Rajesh Soni, these prints have been culled from three series - A Studio in Rajasthan, Gauri Dancers and New Myths and include some never before seen works. Join us, as Waswo takes us on a tour of Photowallah.


Canvas Kavita

25 February 2017

Drawing parallels with the artworks from our ongoing solo show 'Portraits In Time' by Tanmoy Samanta, join us for an evening of curated spoken word poetry with The Poetry Club, Mumbai.


India Art Fair 2017

02 February 2017

TARQ is delighted to announce its first ever presence at the 9th edition of the India Art Fair in New Delhi. We will be showcasing art works by Clare Arni,Samit Das, Pratap Morey and Vishwa Shroff at our booth A-8.


Mumbai Gallery Weekend 2017 | Walk-throughs

21 January 2017

Entering its fifth year, the Mumbai Gallery Weekend 2017 will take place over three days, from 20th – 22nd January. It includes a range of events for everyone – including exhibitions, walkthroughs, lecture and panel discussions. The host galleries – Chatterjee & Lal, Chemould Prescott Road, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Lakeeren Gallery, Project 88, Sakshi Gallery, Akara Art and Tarq – will serve as the setting against which a program of add


Canvas Kavita

14 January 2017

Drawing inspiration from our ongoing show 'Drawn Space by Vishwa Shroff', join us for an evening of curated spoken word poetry with The Poetry Club, Mumbai.


Six Readings On...Space

10 January 2017

Curated and conceptualized by Kaiwan Mehta, and produced by TARQ, 'Six Readings On...' is a series of six seminars, each consisting of six lectures by well-known artists and scholars from a range of disciplines. The series continues into its third chapter with a seminar on SPACE.