Parramasala is on again! It’s very exciting to see the sights of Parramatta celebrating Parramasala 2011. The world’s unique international arts festivals come to Parramatta for 8 days of exceptional arts and entertainment and will be held from Sunday 30 October to Sunday 6 November.
The festival includes a diverse program featuring artists from all parts of the globe who have are inspired by rich artistic traditions and cultures that originate in South Asia. From the very contemporary to the sublimely classical, the performances, screenings, concerts and showings will offer experiences that embrace, entertain and inspire.
So what is happening at Parramasala 2011?
– Pattern-ship – this exhibition explores visual patterning through contemporary cross cultural re-fashioning of textile traditions
– Contemporary artists Surabhi Saraf and Fiona Davies present works in the public spaces of Parramatta inspired by the act of folding fabric.
– How cool is this?! Funky Tablatronics: an exciting arts media collaboration between Maharshi Raval (tabla) and Tokyo Love-In (sound artist and multi-media) – a mix of South Asian instruments with modern electronic beats.
– Films by Curator of South Asian Films in Focus by my friend Ravi Kambhoj
30 October – 6 November
Find out more info here
See the Festival Map here.
Images from Parramasala.com
Hope to see you there,