Press Release


Chennai, 09 March, 2012
‘Colours’ – A week long art extravaganza at ITPC

International Tech Park Chennai (ITPC) a JV with TIDCO and the flagship development of Asia’s leading business space provider, Ascendas, is organising for the first time, a weeklong art festival featuring modern & contemporary art, from 12th - 16th March 2012. The event will feature artworks including a range of paintings, installations and photographs.

The festival will showcase a stunning mix of creative works emerging out of artists’ interaction with different media. A medley of colours, the art festival will have on display over 50 paintings – the works of 6 upcoming artists from the city. Art enthusiasts can also look forward to a ‘live art’ experience. Ms.Vidarthi, winner of Ascendas Excellence Award 2008 and National Award for Outstanding Creative Individual with Disability 2009, will paint live at the art fair.

The event will also showcase the photographic talent of winners and finalists of ‘CLICK’ a unique photography contest launched across Ascendas IT Parks in Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. Candid shots of ‘Life in the City’ and ‘Life at Ascendas IT Park’, captured through the lens of these photographers are being displayed at the Park.

Ascendas has also associated with the ongoing ART CHENNAI, one of South India’s largest art festivals by displaying of two large installations by Riyas Komu and social activist & lens man Samar Singh Jodha.

Mr. Balaji V.V. Vice President and City Head, Ascendas Chennai said, “We are happy to organize this art festival at our Park. Ascendas is a keen supporter of the art and culture. This art exhibition seeks to support emerging local artists, providing them space to showcase their creative works within our space. We are also glad to associate with ‘Art Chennai’ for exhibiting large installations by well known artists.’’

Participating Partners

Paintings

Anisha Varghese  Archana Krishnamurthy
Sandhya Gopinath Saravanan Senathipathi
Vidarthi S.Hemalatha
Installations  
Riyas Komu: Last Pass Samar S. Jodha - A Public Art Project


Ascendas in India
Ascendas is Asia's leading provider of business space solutions, renowned for quality infrastructure and lifestyle environments catering to businesses. In India, Ascendas develops IT Parks/SEZs, Integrated Developments, Built-to-Suit and Ready-Built Facilities. Starting with the landmark International Tech Park Bangalore (ITPB), Ascendas has since followed on its success with CyberPearl and The V in Hyderabad, and International Tech Park Chennai (ITPC), a JV with TIDCO. Ascendas is also developing International Tech Park in Pune (ITPP) and CyberVale, an IT Park within Mahindra World City in Chennai. Ascendas proposes to develop two Integrated Developments in Coimbatore and Gurgaon.

In June 2007, Ascendas launched the Ascendas India Development Trust (AIDT), a private development fund focusing on integrated property development projects. In August 2007, the Ascendas India Trust (a-iTrust) was launched as Singapore's first listed Indian property trust.
 
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