The Embassy of Israel in India and Culture Monks are delighted to announce a performance arts residency by Marcus Shahar in the mountain village of Chuikhim, Darjeeling, India, from April 22- 25, 2018.
About the residency
The 3 days performance arts residency will include participating in a new video production by the Israeli artist Shahar Marcus and daily performance exercises.
Shahar Marcus (b. 1971) is an Israeli artist who primary works in the medium of performance and video art. He is an active artist for over a decade and has exhibited at various art- institutions, both in Israel and around the world, including: The Tate Modern ,The Israel Museum, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Petach Tikva Museum of Art , Charlottenburg, Copenhagen- Kunsthalle , Moscow Biennale, Poznan Biennale, Moscow Museum of Modern Art and at other art- venues in Poland, Italy, Germany, Georgia, Japan, the USA and Turkey.
for more visit his website : http://www.shaharmarcus.com
Chuikhim is a mountain village in the Darjeeling district. Situated on the old silk route, it is pretty and unassuming village. It offers a traveler a peaceful environment to relax and explore nature. Around Chuikhim are some breathtaking caves, waterfalls & a river bed which we hope to explore in course of this residency.
Chuikhim is blessed with some very lovely and comfortable home stays which have all the modern amenities.