Folk Nations 
Kolkata

In partnership with the British Council, EFDSS and Banglanatak, Folk Nations Kolkata was one part of a three year initiative of British Council work in India.

I project managed the Kolkata element of Folk Nations, initially a 10 artist multi-nation residency in February 2013.

 

Working with UK artists

Georgia Ruth Williams
Dan Walsh
Patsy Reid

Hannah James
 

and 2 artists from each of India, Pakistan & Bangladesh, they embarked upon a week long exploration of music and traditions; culminating with a memorable concert in Kolkata.

The project evolved into 6 piece show that performed in future years in both India and the UK, including performances at

Celtic Connections (January 2014)
Alchemy Festival (May 2014)
Shrewsbury Folk Festival (August 2015)

 

Live review here

 

 

Folk Nations, performance in India 2014
Folk Nations, performance in India 2014