Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Fwd: Today: Celebrating 4th Pasta Lane, Colaba, Bombay

Michiko Tsuda, 'HACHIOJI : Hole in Gap - the crossing of zebra times', performance and collaborative choreography with Caroline Bernard, artist and Miwako Takano, dancer. The event shifts focus to the audience, about the work of the audience, beyond the work of the artist as producer, while celebrating the tiny community of 4th Pasta Lane in Colaba, Bombay.

Michiko Tsuda

Event on April 22 | 6pm-8pm

Street outside Mumbai Art Room

Address: Pipewala Building, back gate, opposite Navy Children School, Forth Pasta Lane, Colaba, Mumbai, India.

As part of the exhibition 'The Meaning of Return', a selection of magical films, that involve choreographic plays with audiences, mirrors, projectors and cameras by Michiko Tsuda, will be screened on the small side-lane outside the Mumbai Art Room. Screenings: HACHIOJI : Hole in Gap - the crossing of zebra times | Orpheus in the Underworld and Happy World, playing catch, jostle | A VISITOR FROM LOOKING-GLASS 

Michiko Tsuda is an artist born in 1980, Kanagawa, Japan, working experimentally with video and installation. She received a doctorate in Film and New Media Studies from Tokyo National University of the Arts in 2013. She pursues the principles of moving images logically through her artistic practice. She applies this method to document the process of perception of space. 

Recent solo exhibitions include: Observer = f(t, f(t, null), f(d, Observer, f(t, null), f(t, f(r, f(t, CameraE))), f(t, null), f(r, f(r, Observer, f(d, f(r, f(r, null)))))) (Tokyo National University of the Arts, 2012) and Occupants and King in the Configuration Forest (NTT Inter Communication Center[ICC], 2012). Her recent group exhibitions include media/art kitchen (Bangkok Art Contemporary Center [BACC], 2013-2014) and GEODESIE (Galerie B-312, Montreal, 2013). She has participated in screenings such as Yogyakarta International Video Festival, the house of natural fiber [HONF], 2009) and CREAM - the International Festival for Art and Media Yokohama (Yokohama, 2009).

Acknowledgements: Japan Foundation, Busa Ba and Bungalow 8. Busa Ba has generously conceived Burmese style food for the evening, and Bungalow 8 has conceived pasta-shaped jewellery to string for children.   

An event planned jointly by the Trustees of the Contemporary Arts Trust toward more projects in public spaces around the Mumbai Art Room. 

Open to all.

About the Mumbai Art Room

A public charitable trust, the Mumbai Art Room exhibits contemporary art, design, and visual culture from India and foreign countries. Founded in 2011, this organization provides a non-commercial platform for artistic and curatorial practice, one that is experimental, educational, and as accessible as possible to all audiences. It is registered officially as the Contemporary Arts Trust with the Charity Commissioner's Office of the State of Maharashtra. 

Arshiya Lokhandwala, Deepika Sorabjee, 
Diana Campbell-Betancourt, Susan Hapgood & Zasha Colah.

Funding and Support

The Mumbai Art Room receives funding from Priya Jhaveri, Amrita Jhaveri, the Navajbai Ratan Tata Trust, the Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation, Reena and Jitish Kallat, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Outset India, and anonymous donors. In-kind support is generously provided by Perkins Eastman, Pico, Kala Ghoda Café, Nandam Realtors, and AZB & Partners.


Mumbai Art Room, Pipewala Building, back gate, Fourth Pasta Lane (opposite Colaba market lane and Camy Wafers), Colaba, Mumbai 400 005

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11-7 pm


Mumbai Art Room is approximately one kilometer south of Regal Cinema in Colaba—a five-minute drive, or a fifteen-minute walk. From Regal Cinema, head south on Colaba Causeway, passing Cusrow Baug (large yellow Parsi housing colony) on your right, then the petrol station on your right, continuing past 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Pasta Lanes (all unmarked) on your right. When you see Camy Wafers store on the left, you are nearby. Make a right on Fourth Pasta Lane (see street sign), continue past Joseph Store, Volare bar/restaurant, Colaba Bazaar Post Office, past sidewalk tailor, make another right in the black wrought iron gates to the drive behind the building, known as the Pipewala Building. Mumbai Art Room is the first storefront on the right.


Regal Cinema, Cusrow Baug Parsi housing colony, Camy Wafers Store, Colaba Bazaar Post Office, Pipewala Building  

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For additional information please contact Zasha Colah at zasha.colah@gmail.com

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