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Friday, 15 December
Jaali
10:00am—7:00pm
Jaali

A part of this year’s focus in the craft exhibition will be on the jaali motif across crafts in India. The multiple forms that we will focus on include: sanjhi; stone work; inlay in marble; jaali in pashmina; block prints; ..Read More ›

10:00am—7:00pm

This exhibition will engage with a spectrum of ways in which artists in late-colonial, postcolonial and contemporary India have addressed the challenge of a present that is always saturated in and over determined by a past or pasts. Or, as ..Read More ›

St+Art Goa
10:00am—7:00pm
St+Art Goa

SAF Special Project   St+art Goa will bring a diverse range of public art interventions Goa. Ranging from murals, billboards and cut outs, the festival will see some of the most renowned international and local street and public art talent.

Sonic City
10:00am—7:00pm
Sonic City

An interactive sonic wall that surprises the viewer by revealing sounds from the city of Delhi. The sound installation will include music made by musicians in the city, as well as street and ambient sounds that form part of the ..Read More ›

People’s Music
10:00am—7:00pm
People’s Music

SAF Special Project We create music when we are happy. We create music when we are sad. We make music to accompany work. We make music for relaxation. There is music that brings entire communities together. There is music that ..Read More ›

Serendipity Barefoot School of Craft is a two-year project which, for this edition of the festival, consists of an architectural competition. The display of all complete submissions and a selection of 15 submissions for development into architectural models will be ..Read More ›

10:00am—7:00pm

This  exhibition will focus on important Goan musicians in the Indian Jazz scene, from 1935 to 1970, when Jazz had a significant presence in clubs in India. The focus will be on the Swing & Big Band era of Jazz between 1930 to ..Read More ›

Celebrating the Extraordinary Grandeur of Smallness” derives inspiration from the writings of botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer's book on mosses. It is the 3rd project in the UNSUNG series. Published by photographer Mahesh Bhat, the first volume UNSUNG and the second ..Read More ›

Nature Untamed
10:00am—7:00pm
Nature Untamed

Nature Untamed is a series of stunning photographs by wildlife photographer Anup Shah. An immediate and intimate approach to these magnificent creatures  gives a surprising feeling of the vastness of the landscape of Maasai Mara. According to Shah, "I wanted ..Read More ›

This photographic installation distills work done by Arati Kumar Rao over the past three years in criss-crossing the Ganga-Brahmaputra basin — the largest river basin in the world. It will take you on a journey upriver from the many-tongued mouth ..Read More ›

10:00am—7:00pm

This project focuses on the city of Panjim, and its unexplored secrets in the form of short photo essays in a newsletter. A photographer native to Goa and another who has made Goa his home shall photograph select stories/spaces in ..Read More ›

10:00am—7:00pm

Shot from a unique vantage point, Navtej Singh photographs India’s coastal regions as never before seen – vast, sweeping swathes of emerald green and sapphire blue, far from the teeming crowds and densely populated cities that urban inhabitants are so ..Read More ›

Pocket Museum
10:00am—7:00pm
Pocket Museum

Special Project When the nine mobile museums in Museum Bhavan began to find homes in more formal institutions, Dayanita Singh decided to find a form that would allow her museums to be simultaneously disseminated in more domestic spaces: as a ..Read More ›

Photo Book Room
10:00am—7:00pm
Photo Book Room

Special Project Continuing in the same vein as her Pocket Museum, Dayanita Singh asks of these particular, hand selected photo books on display: Is it a book? Is it a work of art? Dayanita has carefully curated a selection of ..Read More ›

Master Ji
10:00am—7:00pm
Master Ji

Special Project A series of photographs taken by Dayanita Singh of the famous Bollywood choreographer, Saroj Khan, were made into a projection, with a carefully sequenced choreography by Mark Morris, who approached the images as a dance – a poetic ..Read More ›

Special Project This exhibition showcases, for the very first time, a sampling of rare, original photographs and digital reprints of early Indian cinema from the Wirsching Archive. The selection for the Serendipity Arts Festival comprises behind-the-scenes photographs of cast and ..Read More ›

The Enriching Journey
10:00am—7:00pm
The Enriching Journey

Spacial Project Fratelli has specially commissioned a project using recycled glass bottles. Artist Hemi Bawa depicts the journey of grape to wine, and the life of a vineyard.

10:00am—7:00pm

Special Project Designer Wendell Rodricks travels across the sea and the silk route to discover the influences that result in the creation of the Pano Bhaju in Goa. From the Far East, countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Burma ..Read More ›

10:00am—7:00pm

Reimagining Gandhi is an attempt to engage with the Gandhian thought through various forms of artistic expressions. Mahatma Gandhi’s teachings of truth, non-violence and compassion are eternal and need to be imbibed in every individual. Gandhi's teachings have inspired not ..Read More ›

Now You See It!: The Invisible River of Konkani Surrealism foregrounds interconnected dialogues that  distinguish Goa's artists, and their profound -  yet barely recognized -  contributions to  the modern and contemporary art landscape of the subcontinent. It includes thirty artists ..Read More ›

10:00am—7:00pm

Special Project Serendipity Arts Festival is pleased to present The Ground Beneath My Feet, an exhibition of cutting edge performance art from around the world. Situated on a barge docked at Captain of Ports Jetty on the Mandovi River in ..Read More ›

Dharti Arts Residency
10:00am—7:00pm
Dharti Arts Residency

Special Project This exhibition will showcase the work of six artists who were selected to be part of a 3-month long residency facilitated by Serendipity Arts Trust. This holistic and thematic residency was based equally in theory and practice, allowing ..Read More ›

The Coconut Story
10:00am—7:00pm
The Coconut Story

Celebrating the the spirit of the versatile coconut, an ingredient so essential to coastal cuisines, a selection of Goan chefs and establishments will create signature dishes as a lead up to and during the Festival, showcasing the range of Goan ..Read More ›

Young Subcontinent
10:00am—7:00pm
Young Subcontinent

The Young Subcontinent project will showcase the works of young, emerging artists from across the Indian subcontinent. The project aims to retrieve the shared histories and pasts of the countries that constitute the subcontinent, and which now lie under the ..Read More ›

Nature Untamed
10:00am—7:00pm
Nature Untamed

Nature Untamed is a series of stunning photographs by wildlife photographer Anup Shah. An immediate and intimate approach to these magnificent creatures  gives a surprising feeling of the vastness of the landscape of Maasai Mara. According to Shah, "I wanted ..Read More ›

10:00am—7:00pm

SAF Special Project Using Mary Douglas’s famous statement “Dirt is Matter out Place”, this exhibition looks at the displacements that occur when artists work with the aesthetics of waste, foreground its materials and politics, turning it into figure of radical ..Read More ›

10:00am—7:00pm

What happens when the world's most used man-made material  - cement - is put into the hands of internationally acclaimed designers? They make creations with the finesse and form of an art piece, with the detailing, function and craftsmanship of ..Read More ›

11:30am—12:30pm

Through a mix of song, family, and masalas, Joanne Da Cunha will recreate the experience of a young girl learning to cook a classic Goan Vindalho. While her mother Liz demonstrates the cooking process, Joanne will combine music and dialogue ..Read More ›

Stand on the Street
11:30am—12:00pm
Stand on the Street

Four performers will recreate life moments of various street vendors framing the street as a performance space, sharing  personal narratives, conversations around food and their  aspirations. The audience journey from one crafted space into another, in promenade style, encountering a ..Read More ›

Music in the Park
12:00pm—3:00pm
Music in the Park

Local Goan musicians and bands spanning genres and styles performing in the afternoons at Children’s Park.

Stand on the Street
12:30pm—1:00pm
Stand on the Street

Four performers will recreate life moments of various street vendors framing the street as a performance space, sharing  personal narratives, conversations around food and their  aspirations. The audience journey from one crafted space into another, in promenade style, encountering a ..Read More ›

Stand on the Street
12:30pm—1:00pm
Stand on the Street

Four performers will recreate life moments of various street vendors framing the street as a performance space, sharing  personal narratives, conversations around food and their  aspirations. The audience journey from one crafted space into another, in promenade style, encountering a ..Read More ›