By | On 09/06/2020 | Sandscape Festival / Art Residency
Sandscape 2019 started with an Event at KB Lodge on 13th Feb with Visuals on the Patwa Haveli by Viktor Furiani (France), Samvida Nanda (Delhi) and Param Virdee (Delhi) of the Mosquito Massala. Featuring a narration by Vijay Ballani. Followed by music-and-visual arts by Marta Del Grandi and Cecilia Valagussa of Fossick Project (Italy), and music by Clicks and Errors (Germany), Diana Lovrin (New York), Lucid Raaga AKA Nelson OJ (Mumbai), and Mashter (Delhi).
Other events included a Conference at the Royal Palace on the 14th Feb (discussions around new forms of Tourism, Gender Empowerment, Preservation of Heritage and more), a Royal Dune Party in Khuri on 15th and 16th Feb, and a Music and Lights Show at the Jaisalmer Fort on 18th Feb. Other prominent artists featured in those events, were Queen Harish (Jaisalmer), Ma Faiza (Pune), Cosmic Compass (Delhi), Ind Ra (Mumbai), and all star folk artists Kutle Khan and Band and Gafoor Khan.
Additional pre and post parties were celebrated on 9th Feb at Lush in Jodhpur, and Boxout Wednesdays in Summerhouse Cafe on 20th Feb and Raasta, New Delhi on 22nd Feb.
With Special thanks to Sandscape 2019 main supports: HH Maharani Raseshwari Rajya Laxmi and Yuvraj Chaitanya Raj Singh of the Royal Family of Jaisalmer, and to Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum - GSDT, Luca Borella, Killa Bhawan and KB Lodge, Instituto Italiano Di Cultura, Embassy of France in India and French Institute in India and Intermod.
Sandscape is made possible thanks to Sir Gajendra Singh Sodha from Mamas Resort & Camps in Khuri; the Indo-European art collective Mosquito Massala, and Mr Nitesh Mathur from Universal Selective, as well as all the Partners of Sandscape.