Thursday, June 26, 2014

Lecture:The Rock-cut cave temples of Badami

Bangalore International Centre (A TERI Initiative) in association with Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) presents 'The South India Heritage Lecture Series'

The first in the series will be a lecture on "The Rock-cut cave temples of Badami" by Smt Nalini Kembhavi interspersed with the screening of the IGNCA produced documentary film “The Talking Rocks of Badami – Rock-cut Sculptures of Badami Caves”.

About the Film
The film produced by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), explores the awesome rock cut sculpture of the Badami caves in the Bijapur district of Karnataka, created under Western Chaḷukya King Mangalesa in the Sixth century A.D. ‘The wonderful workmanship’, ‘atyadbhutakarmaviracitam’, is celebrated in the royal inscription of 579 A.D. Androgynous Shiva Ardhanarishvara, Harihara, Viṣhṇu Trivikrama, Bodhisattva Padamapāṇi, ornate and figured pillars provide examples of this workmanship. 

About Mrs. Nalini S Kembhavi
Nalini graduated from Sir JJ College of Architecture in 1972 and partnered her husband in establishing the Kembhavi Architecture Foundation. She has been instrumental in strengthening the Dept. of Architecture in BVB College, Hubli and is an expert pedagogue at various institutions.

28 Jun '2014, 06:00 pm to 08:30 pm
Auditorium, Bangalore International Centre TERI Complex, 4th Main, 2nd Cross, Domlur II Stage

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