Internships

About Us

We focus on mapping the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Delhi through engagement of schools and college students. The larger goal being – inculcating the appreciation of diversity in young minds. Internships at Anand Foundation build you in the capacity of learning about the living cultural heritage of Delhi. We offer you a platform to have a conversation with the artists in Delhi, knowing, exploring, researching and appreciating various cultural art forms prevalent in Delhi. Our internship is divided into 6 themes:

  1. Natural Heritage includes biodiversity including flora and fauna, national parks
  2. Performing and Visual Arts
    • a) Performing Arts includes dance, music, opera, theatre, musical theatre, magic, illusion, mime, puppetry, circus,
    • b) Visual/Fine Arts includes ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, design, photography, film making, architecture
  3. Communities includes customs, traditions, language, food etc.
  4. Linguistic Heritage includes indigenous languages
  5. Traditional and Contemporary practitioners of arts and craft includes jewellery making, wood carving, shoe making, book binding, weaving, inlaying, natural dyeing
  6. Sciences includes Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geology, Mathematics, Meteorology.

Objectives

The project work will be published on the Anand Foundation website www.anandfoundation.com where the data is being collated for free dissemination both as a Directory as well as resource on the Living Arts of Cultural heritage of Delhi. Through the research, collation, publication and free dissemination of the information about the living Artists of Delhi, we hope to achieve the following goals.

  1. Creating sensitivity and awareness of the living culture of the city among students.
  2. Establishing a free database on the living Artists for anyone seeking the information.
  3. Creating opportunities for livelihood for Traditional Artists & craftsmen.

Eligibility

We are looking for Students who are willing to engage in the field of living intangible culture in Delhi based on any of the 6 themes/sub-themes mentioned above.

Selection

Interns are selected on pre-submission of their proposed project summary/concept notes in about 150 words followed by an interview. Interested students may select any one art form or cultural tradition and its practicing exponents in Delhi and the NCR region. The project must focus on their chosen theme and deal in the areas like-living exponents/ institutions/ scholarships/ materials/ livelihoods, and must add to the database of the living exponents/ institutions. Preferably it should spotlight any one eminent personality associated with their chosen art form.

Duration

6 weeks

Location

M-77, M Block Market, Greater Kailash- II
New Delhi- 1100048

On successful completion:

  • Stipend: 5000 Rupees
  • Experience letter will be issued.

How to apply:

Interested interns can send their e-application with a short paragraph (up to 300 words) on goals and objectives of the internship, along with their resume to priyanka.g@anandfoundation.com

Interns

  1. Ananya Tiwari
    School/College : LSR, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 14-03-2017 to 25-04-2017
    Research Project : Read more

  2. Yastika Sahrawat
    School/College : Hansraj College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 06-02-2017 to 18-03-2017
    Research Project : Zoroastrianism in DelhiWeekl Read more

  3. Excellent Hansda
    School/College : IIT Roorkee
    Duration of the Project : 02-12-2016 to 13-01-2017
    Research Project : Gardens of Read more

  4. Ashwarya Samkaria
    School/College : Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 03-10-2016 to 13-01-2017
    Research Project : Odissi in DelhiRead more

  5. Tarini Singh
    School/College : Hansraj College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 22-08-2016 to 02-10-2016
    Research Project : Vasant Kunj Read more

  6. Sachi Shukla
    School/College : National Institute of Fashion Technology
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 17-07-2016
    Research Project : Motifs Read more

  7. Gargi Chanda
    School/College : National Institute of Fashion Technology
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 17-07-2016
    Research Project : Maati: Pott Read more

  8. Aakansha Malia
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 03-07-2016
    Research Project : Excava Read more

  9. Manisha Chaudhary
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 03-07-2016
    Research Project : The Li Read more

  10. Renu Deshwal
    School/College : Daulat Ram College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 25-01-2016 to 06-03-2016
    Research Project : Phoolw Read more

  11. Sakshi Singh
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 11-01-2016 to 26-02-2016
    Research Project : Bird w Read more

Webpage for Artist in Delhi

Are you a musician, painter, poet, actor, author, vocalist, dancer, puppeteer, potter, filmmaker, photographer, or exponent of any Art form living in Delhi and NCR?

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