FIRST TAKE 2017
Kanoria centre of arts and L & P Hutheesing visual art centre
Abir’s second edition of ‘FIRST TAKE 2017’ has a phenomenal response.We have received over 1360 entrees from 116 locations across India, it is truly overwhelming. Going by the participation, the base has expanded almost four times this year.
Abir was fortunate to have a very esteemed panel of jury. With artists Mr.Manu Parekh (Padma awardee, Delhi), Mrs.Madhavi Parekh (celebrated artist for her unconventional paintings, Delhi), Mr.Johny ML (curator, art historian and writer, Delhi) and Mr.Walter D'Souza (eminent printmaker, Ahmedabad). Each work went through a detailed and meticulous eye followed by discussions to arrive at the shortlist 100 works.
Six winners from the stipulated categories were also chosen in the process.