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The Centre, through its activities in the North East, aims to draw attention of policy makers, planners for human development along with the general public for understanding North- East India in terms of its cultural diversity, unique traditions, life styles and ecology. Conferences, publications, research and field studies, festivals, exhibitions, audio-visual documentations, artist’s workshops, crafts demonstrations and capacity building are some of the activities under the North East programme.

Some major activities in the recent past:
 

  • Purvottari – Spirit of North East India: Conference, Exhibitions and Cultural Performances in Delhi.

  • Celebrating Inter-Cultural Dialogue between North East and South East Asia: International conference, exhibition and cultural festival throughout the North East and in Delhi.

  • Indigenous Theatre Festival of North East India in April, 2011.

  • National Symposium-cum-Workshop on Significance of Bamboo in the Socio-Cultural & Economic Development of North East India - A Celebration of Bamboo Culture in collaboration with Department of Cultural & Creative Studies, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong & Riti Academy of Visual Arts, Shillong in North Eastern Hill University, Meghalaya from in March, 2016.


Major ongoing research project:

  • Documenting the Textile Traditions of the North Eastern States of India in collaboration with National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. It is a composite design study of fibres, fabrics, looms, tools, weaving techniques and dyeing methods, and also narratives, myth, migration stories, and unique socio-cultural practices of the indigenous communities.
     

Programmes

10th to 16th March 2016: Symposium-cum-Workshop on Significance of Bamboo in the Socio-Cultural & Economic Development of North East India - A Celeberation of Bamboo Culture in collaboration with The Department of Cultural & Creative Studies, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong & Riti Academy of Visual Arts, Shillong

Venue: NEHU, Shillong


28th March 2015 to 24th April 2015 - Exhibition and Craft Demonstration – Pasi Everyday art of North-East India

  • Brief Review (PDF) on exhibition and Public Lecture by Dr. Richa Negi, Programme Coordinator, IGNCA. Topic: North East as I Experienced: Reflection and prospects
  • Photographs
  • Pasi Everyday art of North-East India (Page 01 | Page 02)

Venue: Southern Regional Centre campus
10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.


6th November - 15th November 2013 - EXHIBITION:    PASI: Everyday Art of North-East India


Indigenous Theatre Festival of North East of India (2nd April - 10th April, 2011)

International Symposium and Festival (workshop and performances) North East - 2010


PURVOTTARI

Spirit of the North-East - 2009

 

Reports

 

Archaeological Sites

 

Projects / Papers / Exhibition Details
 Press Reviews
4th Nov. 2007 IGNCA Supporting Social Organizations in North East, Punjab Kesari
11th - 14th Sep. 2007 Rare Manuscripts to be made available Digitally - Allahabad Museum Initiative
19-06-2007 The Asian Age, New Delhi - Revival for Indira Arts Centre
June 2007 News from North East in Regional Language
07-06-2007 The Assam Tribune, Guwahati - Development threatening culture
06-06-2007 Guwahati - National Seminar 
06-06-2007 The Assam Tribune, Guwahati - IGNCA prog at Kalakshetra
29-05-2007 The Assam Tribune, Guwahati - Lessons from the past to enrich the present
28-05-2007 The Dainik Janambhumi, Guwahati in Regional Language

 

 


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