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  • Uniquely Goan
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    Uniquely Goan

    Curated By Prahlad Sukhtankar

    A series of workshops on Goan cuisine and specialties conducted by renowned chefs.

  • Mahua (Uniquely Goan)
    Seats Left: 3

    Mahua (Uniquely Goan)

    Curated By Prahlad Sukhtankar

    An introduction to India's indigenous treasure, Mahua–the tree, the flower, the alcohol. session exploring the history, typology and eco-system for the cultivation and consumption of 'Mahua'. The information session will be followed by Mahua tastings and Q&A.

  • Staging Situations

    Staging Situations

    The workshop will explore different possibilities of staged photography. Beginning with a quote by Jeff Wall, 'I begin by not photographing', the workshop will focus on various processes and practices of ‘Staging Situations’ divided into three chapters: As constructed...

  • Celluloid Karigar  – Handmade Film Workshop

    Celluloid Karigar – Handmade Film Workshop

    Curated By Harkat Studios

    The practice of using found objects to create a work of art finds its origins in dadaist art movements of the 20th century and was perfected by Marcel Duchamp with his ready-mades. Avant-garde filmmakers adopted the practice using found film footage. The process of assemblage became a means for...

  • Kalaripayattu: Workshop
    Seats Left: 20

    Kalaripayattu: Workshop

    Curated By Leela Samson

    Intended for students of dance, young athletes and sports enthusiasts, the workshop will focus upon specific body conditioning for improving flexibility of joints and muscle groups; increasing balance of body; co-ordination of movements; enhancing endurance; increasing reflexes; corrective...

  • Space and Sound

    Space and Sound

    Curated By Atul Kumar

    A THEATRE WORKSHOP Space and listening are fundamental starting points of our work as actors and theatre makers. We all arrive with our unique experiences and backgrounds into the shared space of a creative process and gradually learn how to hear each other. This intensive workshop will...

  • Discover Your Opera Voice
    Seats Left: 17

    Discover Your Opera Voice

    Curated By Neemrana Music Foundation

    George Bernard Shaw once wrote: 'Opera is when a tenor and soprano want to make love, but are prevented from doing so by a baritone.' It's nice to see opera brought down to its 'Bollywoodish' kind of appeal, as many have feared that opera is only for the elite and that...

  • Curioso Corners

    Curated By Curioso

    Last year, at SAF 2018, Curioso was the 'DIY' Partner and held all-day 'Curioso Corners' and multiple workshops at Children’s (Art) Park with the support of Camlin providing materials. This year, Curioso Corners will be programmed with all-day activities with...

  • Senses 4.0

    Senses 4.0

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access for ALL

    SENSES is India's first ever 'accessible and inclusive outreach program' curated for persons with special needs, for a multidisciplinary arts festival. The fourth edition - SENSES 4.0 is pushing the brackets further by not only acknowledging disability access for varied...

  • Nhoi—The Big Reveal

    Curated By Bookworm Trust Library; Liz Kemp; Rhea D’Souza

    Nhoi workshops co-supported by Directorate of Art and Culture & Goa State Central Library The Nhoi: Goa River Draw project is India’s largest single collaborative drawing and its 80.6 metres of vibrant imagery is a magnum opus of the imagination and a true celebration of...

  • Healing Culinary Legacies
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    Healing Culinary Legacies

    Workshop on Flower Remedies and Herbs for Serendipity Festival, Goa by Ruchi Jain and Dr. Punam Jain A two-hour workshop which would provide an overview of Bach flower remedies with an introduction to flowers of common trees and fruits; preparation, uses and administration of Indian...

  • Curated Accessible Walkthroughs (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

    Access for ALL will develop a series of accessible walkthroughs of select exhibitions on display at Serendipity Arts Festival. The walkthroughs will feature specially designed activity worksheets for student participants from Sanjay School, Umang School and National Association for the Blind...

  • Mind Magnet (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

    An art workshop designed to provide positive distraction from anxieties.

  • Neon Mandala Art (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

    Experience a blissful day of spiritual connection, rebalancing and self-integration with this art workshop focused on the practice and philosophy of Mandalas.

  • Excel @ Pixel (Sense 4.0)
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    Excel @ Pixel (Sense 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

    In this workshop participants will learn how to make a pixelated avatars of different object. This session aims and focus and concentration. The workshop is ideal for restless and anxious minds.

  • 3 Finger Art (Senses 4.0)
    Seats Left: 98

    3 Finger Art (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

  • Splash Art (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

    A workshop open for all, and specifically focused on participants with autism. Participants learn how a splash is animated with 3d Objects!

  • Table of 4 (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

  • Blindfold Photography (Senses 4.0)
    Seats Left: 98

    Blindfold Photography (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

  • Text Zentangle Workshop (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

    A wonderfully creative relaxing process of turning simple drawn patterns into artistic designs. Zentangle calms the mind, helps to reduce stress and improve focus.

  • DIY Zine (Senses 4.0)
    Seats Left: 98

    DIY Zine (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

    A do-it-yourself zine workshop for school children!

  • Memories That Touched Me – Blindfold Collage Art (Senses 4.0)
    Seats Left: 99

    Memories That Touched Me – Blindfold Collage Art (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

    Can you craft a collage on through sense of touch and memory? A great way of celebrating a memory/thought that has been dangling in your subconscious mind. The workshop is open to general...

  • Blockprinting Workshop (Senses 4.0)
    Seats Left: 96

    Blockprinting Workshop (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

  • Charcoal Smudge (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

  • Clay Animation (Sense 4.0)
    Seats Left: 99

    Clay Animation (Sense 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

  • Yog-Art (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

    Ever thought of what would happen if Yoga met Art? Be a part of this body-twisting workshop infused with art.

  • Zine Me Up (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

    A special workshop for all who are and have struggled with mental health concerns designed to provide an opportunity to express their emotions creatively. The workshop is aimed to assist people with depression or stress to feel valued and empowered and enhance their self-esteem and confidence.

  • Coffee Painting Workshop (Senses 4.0)
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    Coffee Painting Workshop (Senses 4.0)

    Curated By Siddhant Shah, Access For ALL

  • Chefs' Workshops
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    Chefs' Workshops

    Curated By Prahlad Sukhtankar

    A series of workshops conducted by Chef María José San Román (Monastrell) and Chef Alfred Prasad (Omya).

  • Curated Dinner

    Curated Dinner

    Curated By Prahlad Sukhtankar

    A meal conducted and curated by Chef María José San Román (Monastrell), Chef Alfred Prasad (Omya) and Chef Manish Mehrotra (Indian Accent).

  • Chef's Legacy // James Ferreira
    Seats Left: 5

    Chef's Legacy // James Ferreira

    Curated By Rahul Akerkar

    James Ferreira and his cousin Glenda Fernandez will demonstrate their unique breads called Fuggia and Chittiapp, along with two traditional dishes using the famous bottle masala.

  • Home Cooks at Children's Park
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    Home Cooks at Children's Park

    Curated By Prahlad Sukhtankar

    Lunches prepared by home cooks, served in the lush surroundings of Children's Park, Panjim. This will be supplemented with two stalls by local restaurants—inviting visitors to taste the lesser-known flavors of Goa.

  • Ek - Minute Film Workshop
    Seats Left: 97

    Ek - Minute Film Workshop

    Special Project Curator: Harkat Studios

    Harkat Studios will conduct a five-day workshop preceding Serendipity Arts Festival,  from 10 - 15 December 2019. The films produced by the participants during the workshop will be showcased as part of Harkat Studio's curated project India on Film, on 21 and 22...

  • Chef's Legacy – Thomas Zacharias
    Seats Left: 9

    Chef's Legacy – Thomas Zacharias

    Curated By Rahul Akerkar

    The theme of Chef Thomas's workshop is the #IndianFoodMovement. It encapsulates his efforts towards changing perceptions and understanding and appreciating Indian regional cuisines. It delves into our deep-rooted culinary traditions and diverse indigenous ingredients. The aim is to get...

  • Chef's Legacy

    Curated By Rahul Akerkar

    “Legacy” … it is a word that comes with a lot of responsibility. As Indians we are blessed to have inherited a complex, diverse and rich culinary tradition. Every generation inherits an artistic legacy, and it is their duty to grow and pass on that legacy to the next...

  • Everyday Ecology

    Curated By The Travelling Dome

    An exploration of the lived ecology of Goa through a series of walks to the source of the food, and interaction with local communities who are responsible for food production. The walk will conclude with the sampling of local food (vegetarian and non-vegetarian).    The...

  • Wake up Call

    Curated By Mayuri Upadhaya

    Vinyasa is a style of yoga characterised by stringing postures together so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath. Commonly referred to as 'flow', power yoga incorporates the athleticism of Ashtanga Yoga.   Image Courtesy - Rohini Manohar  

  • Kalaripayattu: Lecture Demonstration
    Seats Left: 96

    Kalaripayattu: Lecture Demonstration

    Curated By Leela Samson

    An in-depth lecture exploring the legend, history, styles, influence and decadence of the discipline of Kalarippayattu, which will be explained with the aid of projections. While explaining the four pedagogic parts of Kalarippayattu, live demonstrations will follow, concluding with a Q&A...

  • CHEF’S LEGACY – WORKSHOPS

    Curated By Rahul Akerkar

    Legacy is a word that comes with a lot of responsibility. As Indians we are blessed to have inherited a complex, diverse and rich culinary tradition.   Every generation inherits an artistic legacy, and it is their duty to grow and pass on that legacy to the next – and not to...

  • Chef’s Legacy // Prateek Sadhu
    Seats Left: 17

    Chef’s Legacy // Prateek Sadhu

    Curated By Rahul Akerkar

    Prateek Sadhu will discuss migration and how it has helped him in his own journey. His knowledge of multiple cultures has helped him find a voice, from Kashmir to New York and back to India.  This incredible journey is why Prateek is so grateful for the experiences that he has amassed...

  • Chef’s Legacy // Amninder Sandhu
    Seats Left: 9

    Chef’s Legacy // Amninder Sandhu

    Curated By Rahul Akerkar

    Amninder Sandhu is the Chef at Arth, the first gas free restaurant in India embracing ethnic Indian methods of slow cooking over wood fire and charcoal. She is a national award winner for Best Lady Chef presented by the Ministry of Tourism. Chef Amninder was...

  • Chef’s Legacy // Ash Moghe
    Seats Left: 15

    Chef’s Legacy // Ash Moghe

    Curated By Rahul Akerkar

    This workshop will focus on the cultural weight and history of fermentation and preservation practices and their role as a central vein in building myriad cultures and cuisines across the globe. It will also feature the role of fermentation practices in the current day and age as a medium to...

  • ART WRITERS’ WORKSHOP

    The Art Writers' Workshop is an intensive three-day module designed for emerging writers in the field of arts. The workshop will be conducted in English through brief lectures, practical exercises and group discussions. The participants will be introduced to different platforms and...

  • invisible

    Curated By Serendipity Arts Foundation

    invisible is a game which sends you into your public space to play a collective game. With a small group of 8 to 12 people, starting from a short score and account of a previous experience, you carry out minuscule interventions. Together, you create a tiny situation, sensible but invisible, of...

  • Table Radica: Habib
    Seats Left: 23

    Table Radica: Habib

    Curated By Atul Kumar

    Table Radica: Habib Table Radica is a food table, an archival table, a listener’s table. Audiences are invited to gather around the table, become visitors, friends, tasters and witnesses to a radical life led on stage and beyond. If we form ourselves by the books we feed on, the...

  • Table Radica: Habib
    Seats Left: 16

    Table Radica: Habib

    Curated By Atul Kumar

    Table Radica: Habib Table Radica is a food table, an archival table, a listener’s table. Audiences are invited to gather around the table, become visitors, friends, tasters and witnesses to a radical life led on stage and beyond. If we form ourselves by the books we feed on, the...

  • On a Different Note

    Curated By Atul Kumar

    Please Note: This performance can accommodate a limited audience of upto 14 viewers. Audience will be admitted on a first-come first-serve basis. Please ensure you arrive in advance to secure your attendance at the performance. On a Different Note is an immersive theatrical experience...

  •  The art, science & magic of beer
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    The art, science & magic of beer

    An interactive workshop with Thirsty Beers Master Brewer, Alex Barlow

  • The Long and Short of It – Sound Interventions

    Curated By Sneha Khanwalkar

    The Long and Short of It is a durational sound and performance installation. In a sparse landscape of microphones and amplifiers, bodies find, occupy and are displaced from land. Each body must...

  • The Long and Short of It – Sound Interventions

    The Long and Short of It is a durational sound and performance installation. In a sparse landscape of microphones and amplifiers, bodies find, occupy and are displaced from land. Each body must...

  • On a Different Note

    Curated By Atul Kumar

    Please Note: This performance can accommodate a limited audience of upto 14 viewers. Audience will be admitted on a first-come first-serve basis. Please ensure you arrive in advance to secure your attendance at the performance. On a Different Note is an immersive theatrical experience...

  • On a Different Note

    Curated By Atul Kumar

    Please Note: This performance can accommodate a limited audience of upto 14 viewers. Audience will be admitted on a first-come first-serve basis. Please ensure you arrive in advance to secure your attendance at the performance. On a Different Note is an immersive theatrical experience...

  • Glass Bead making workshop
    Seats Left: 94

    Glass Bead making workshop

    Visual Presentation by Srila Mookherjee, India’s first woman contemporary blown glass artist. Visual Presentation by Vineeta Oswal and Manoj Pilli of Studio Glassic on their artistic journey and their collaboration with craftsmen of Purdil Nagar. Demonstration by Ishtiyak Ali of...

  • Glass Rod workshop
    Seats Left: 97

    Glass Rod workshop

    Visual Presentation by Swagata Naidu and Rajesh Sharma on their artistic journeys and the collaboration with craftsmen of Firozabad Demonstration by Rajesh Sharma and Zafar Ahmed of flame work bird and small figurine making. Participants are welcome to try their hand at making their own...

  • Terracotta Bead workshop
    Seats Left: 99

    Terracotta Bead workshop

    Visual Presentation by Vanmala Jain of Kuprakabi Ceramic Foundation Mumbai on her artistic journey and the collaboration with communities in Mumbai. Visual Presentation by Lipi Biswas on her artistic journey and the collaboration of communities in Santi Niketan. Demonstration by Lakshmi...

  • Nerikomi workshop
    Seats Left: 96

    Nerikomi workshop

    Visual Presentation by Kavita Pandya and Vijay Kumar Parmar on their artistic journeys and the collaboration in nerikomi. Demonstration by Vijay Kumar Parmar of nerikomi technique and small figurine making. Participants are welcome to try their hand at making their own dishes or figures...

  • Narratives in Togalu Gombeyatta

    Gunduraju is a master puppeteer of the Togalu Gombeyatta, the leather shadow puppet theatre form from Karnataka. The session will discuss the narrative form of epics and mythology with shadow puppets. The discussion will be followed by a Q & A with the audience.

  • Shadow Puppet Experiment

    What are the principles behind the craft of shadow puppetry—a form of theatre where physics meets the arts? Participants will discover this and other fascinating aspects of shadow puppetry by "playing" with lights in a dark room.

  • Workshop on Tolu Bommalattam

    Chidambara Rao is a practitioner of Tolu Bommalattam, a form of leather shadow puppets that originated and is practiced in Andhra Pradesh. Tolu Bommalattam features some of the largest shadow puppets in the world. This hands-on workshop will explore the narratives that are represented...

  • Mixology Workshop
    Seats Left: 99

    Mixology Workshop

    Conducted by  Santosh Kukreti Enter the world of Thirsty City 127, one of Mumbai’s most exciting new bars known for its technique forward cocktails crafted by mixologist Santosh Kukreti, Bar Manager at Thirsty City 127 who is a deft hand with seasonal ingredients and...