Beyond real

Till April 22, Maison Perumal, Perumal Koil Street

Young self-taught artist Mithran believes in pushing boundaries. The software engineer uses tooth brushes, petrol, wall paint, flat iron metals, clothes and paper to blend colours. He gives both contemporary issues and nature’s wonders a novel touch at ‘Abstract and Modern’, a show supported by the Shilpataru Foundation.

Stencilled in

From April 1, Labourdonnais Street, 10 a.m.

Discover how details take new form in stencil artworks at Buzzling Light, an exhibition by two artists Aye Cherie and Artiste Ouvrier.

Maa

Till March 29, TASMAI art gallery, Advocate Chinna Tambi Road, Kuruchikuppam,

Maa, amma, mere or mother. Whatever the word, it denotes the same person. Twelve artists explore the idea of a mother through their work. The theme of the exhibition celebrates the centenary of The Mother’s (Mirra Alfassa) arrival in Puducherry and the first anniversary of the gallery.

Pondy Photo 2014

March 29, Auroville Botanical Gardens, 6.30 a.m.

Join Virgine Sueres on a trip around the gardens and learn how to capture flora and fauna with all the minute details in early morning and afternoon light. ‘Back to Nature; is for the nature lovers who are keen on documenting the everyday wonders around them.

March 30, Kasha ki Aasha, Rue Surcouf, 7 p.m.

Edited work by participants in Amirtharaj Stephen’s workshop on ‘Documenting a social issue’will be screened. A local issue will be discussed through documentary photography.

Till April 1

Aurodhan Gallery, Rue Francois Martin, Kuruchikuppam,9.30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Get a sneak peek into diplomatic circles by going around ‘Diplomatic Domains of Delhi’. Walk down the embassies of more than 50 nations at the exhibition with photos captured by Lalit Verma.

Take a close look a rituals near the Ganga at ‘Blessings from the Maha Kumbh Mela’. Lalit Verma has shot the moods of the festival in Allahabad and Haridwar.

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Artika Gallery,

Rue Labourdonnais

See what made Maika Elan/MoST Artists and Myriam Meloni to be selected from over 3,500 applicants for the Delhi Photo Fest 2013. Their works are now near you.

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Old Distillery, Beach Road, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Get a glimpse of the tribes that have made India their home AT ‘Tribals of the Indian subcontinent. A majority of the works are from the lens of Padma Shri Pablo Bartholomew.

The Hindu is the media partner of the event. For details, visitwww.pondyphoto2014.com or www.pondyart.org.

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