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Opportunity for Indian Citizens to Develop Research in the Field of Visual Arts - Ila Dalmia FICA Research Grant 2019

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 31, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on August 4, 2019
 Ila Dalmia FICA Research Grant 2019
Ila Dalmia FICA Research Grant 2019

The Ila Dalmia FICA Research Grant 2019, instituted by FIC,A with the support of art historian and curator Yashodhara Dalmia, aims to provide an annual grant to support research on Indian modern and contemporary art.

The project:
1) should include first-hand research and engagement with art and art historical material
2) could include more general considerations of curation, art writing and criticism, critical analysis of Indian art history, archival research, institutional histories, an interdisciplinary analysis of theory and practice in the visual arts, the art economy, among others
3) can be part of a larger research project that is currently underway
4) must be completed within the one year period of the grant.

The candidate must:
a) be above 18 years of age at the time of submission of application
b) have a post graduate degree in humanities
c) be an Indian citizen
d) provide clear points of inquiry and a starting methodology for the research.

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Grant amount of Rs. Two Lakhs

Application deadline: 5 August 2019.

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Jill Langhus
Aug 01, 2019
Aug 01, 2019

Thanks, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

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