PhotoSparks is a weekly feature from YourStory, with photographs that celebrate the spirit of creativity and innovation. In this photo essay, we feature some of the outstanding paintings and music from the 2016 edition of the annual Art Benguluru Festival!
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Now in its 7th year, the Art Bengaluru festival showcases a wide spectrum of art forms from India and overseas, along with workshops, cinema and performances. International artists participating this year are from France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Peru and China. The exhibiting artists include Adil Writer, Henk van Putten, Shashi Bharati, Nele Martens, Siddharth Singhade, Agnus Gastmans, Shay Peled, Satish Bhaisare, Daan Oude Elferink and Sharad Haksar.
The festival kicked off with a terrific opening night performance by the Karsh Kale Collective, anchored by award-winning percussionist and composer, Karsh Kale. He is one of the pioneers of the ‘Asian Underground’ genre, mixing Indian classical and folk music along with electronica and ambient music. Join us in this photo essay featuring one of South India’s premier art festivals, check out the festival website, or even better – visit the festival yourself!
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