Khoj International Artists Residency
Khoj established in 1997 as an annual workshop, it provides a financial, physical and intellectual space for artists through its various programs. It plays a key role in the development of art practice in India. The Raza foundation provided financial support to Khoj for a programme ‘Khoj International Artists Residency’ in 2013 with the amount of Rs. 3,00,000/-
K N Panikkar’s Festival, Natyakulam
K.N. Panikkar culminated living traditions, rituals and practicing art forms with modern sensibilities, which established him as the seminal theatre personality of our times. We provided financial support to Natyakulam for the K N Pannikar’s Festival. They organized a six day festival of his directorial ventures in Sanskrit, Malyalam and Hindi from 22-27 June 2013 at Jaipur.
Mohanrao Kallianpurkar Centenary Festival
Nadroop a school of Kathak dance, has been active in the field of performing arts from many year. The Raza Foundation provided financial supports for the Centenary celebrations of Kathak guru Mohanrao Kallianpurkar (1913-2013) in 2013. They held two days of programme at Jyotsna Bhole Sabhagriha Mohanrao’s career and contribution. Some of the eminent speaker were Dr. Bharat Kallianpurkar (son of Mohanrao), Ashok Vajpeyi (Hindi poet) Dr. Puru Dadhich (University, Lucknow), Dr. Chetna Jyotish Byohar ( Kathak Kendra, New Delhi), renowned tabla player Suresh Talwalkar, Padma Sharma (senior most disciple of Mohanrao from Mumbai).
25th Anniversary Exhibition of Sahmat
The Raza Foundation provided financial support for an exhibition ‘Forms of Activism’ with the amount of Rs. 3,00,000/- ‘Form of Activism’ was an exhibition of Paintings, photographs, sculptures, installation and videos held to commemorate the 25th anniversary of SAHMAT. It was a testimony to the state violence and erasure experienced by ‘marginal’ groups in the country and the varied forms of protest and struggle that have emerged as a response.
The Kabir Project
The Kabir Project started by Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology which is a non-residential institution. The Kabir Project consists of many ongoing journeys exploring contemporary resonances of bhakti, sufi and baul poetry through songs, images and conversations. The Raza Foundation provided amount of Rs. 5,00,000/- in 2013.
International Khirki Festival by Aastha Chauhan was taken place at Triveni Commercial Complex, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi. Khirki is an important part of home to people of many domestic and foreign communities. It is the coordination and sometimes conflict, that individual is present in different dimensions, such that, rural and urban, immigrant and native, white and looks compared to other parts of the black city easily. This festival was financially supported by artists, foundations and organization. The Raza Foundation also provided financial support.
Critical Collective Website
‘Devi Foundation’ is a non-profit organization which established in 2008. It facilitates the viewership of creative expression and artistic practice that exists in India. The Raza Foundation provided financial support with the amount of 1,00,000 to create the Critical Collective Website in 2014.