Meet The Winners Of Art Spectrum Awards: South Asia - 2017

Updated: January 11, 2018 17:49 IST
The very first Arts Spectrum Awards: South Asia 2017 brought to you by NDTV, Mojarto and Serendipity Arts Trust took place on the evening of December 16, 2017 at the DB Grounds in Panaji, Goa. The awards which look to redefine the accomplishments that are worth exceptional recognition for their aesthetic and artistic content awarded the winners.
Meet The Winners Of Art Spectrum Awards: South Asia - 2017
Juhi Pandey of Khamir received an award for Creation: Craft Arts category for her effort to create a democratic and empowering space, for exchange of ideas, collaborations, and a shift in consumer perspectives while raising the cultural value of crafts. Khamir is a platform for the promotion of crafts, heritage and cultural ecology of the Kachchh region of Gujarat.
Meet The Winners Of Art Spectrum Awards: South Asia - 2017
Aditya Raghavan, a cheesemaker who was a physicist in his past life received an award from Ujjwal Mathur of TCS, for acing the Sensation: Culinary Arts category with his desire for discovery, passion for technique, and invention with food. Working in farms, he learned the crucial details of cheese making and is now a consultant with a roster of several businesses.
Meet The Winners Of Art Spectrum Awards: South Asia - 2017
Ramakrishnan Ramanathan won an award for Connection: Performing Arts category for his years of service to the theatre community and performing arts. In addition to being counted as one of the best playwrights of today, Ramakrishnan is also the editor of PrintWeek India and Campaign India magazines and has been associated with the print industry for 30 years.
Meet The Winners Of Art Spectrum Awards: South Asia - 2017
Shamsia Hassani achieved an award for Breaking New Ground category. Shamsia's public art initiative in a war torn country encourages art over war and also strengthens and popularises the notion of strong and opinionated Muslim women. Her spirit and artistic vision sets her apart and deserving of the Breaking Grounds award, received from Sherin Dogra of DLF.
Meet The Winners Of Art Spectrum Awards: South Asia - 2017
Waqas Khan, an artist from Pakistan currently based in Lahore, creates large-scale minimalist drawings that can be best described as 'entanglements', with large interconnected webs, spirals, and circles of ink made up of innumerable dashes and dots. He won an award for Transformation: Visual Arts category. Deepanjana Klein from Christie received the award on behalf of him.
Meet The Winners Of Art Spectrum Awards: South Asia - 2017
Jagdish Mittal, the Principal Trustee of the Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art, located in Hyderabad, won the award for category Great Collections. Seen here is Naveen Mittal collected the award on behalf of Jagdish Mittal, who is an eminent scholar on Indian art and was awarded the Padma Shri in 1990.

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