IAADB-2023 (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Govt Scheme)

News-CRUX-10     12th December 2023        
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Context: The recently inaugurated India Art, Architecture, and Design Biennale 2023 is taking place from the 9th to the 15th of December, with the opening ceremony held at the historic Red Fort in Delhi.

India Art, Architecture, and Design Biennale 2023 (IAADB)

  • About: The Biennale is designed to initiate a holistic conversation between artists, architects, designers, photographers, collectors, connoisseurs, curators, art professionals, gallerists, academic institutions, researchers, students and youth to strengthen the cultural dialogue and provide them with avenues and opportunities.

oIt is being organised with the intention of it being a global cultural initiative and the flagship programme of the Ministry of Culture.

  • Aim: To invigorate the cultural space and creative industries and leverage the Arts for Global Cultural Diplomacy & Connect.
  • Theme: Doors of India, Gardens of India, Baolis (step-wells) of India, Temples of India, Architectural Wonders of Independent India, Indigenous Design and Women in Architecture and Design.
  • Objective:

oShowcase traditional, grassroot artisans as well as contemporary designers, curators & thought leaders cutting across age, gender & genre lines.

oCelebrate the best that our country has to offer in the fields of ancient, modern, contemporary and tech driven art, architecture and design.