India Foundation for the Arts invites Proposals for Projects in Music
Are you a musician working within a particular musical tradition?
Are you a music practitioner exploring diverse musical forms?
Are you a music scholar/ researcher studying various musical histories?
Are you an artist / curator who would like to engage with music?
Are you a cultural institution, an archive or a museum working in the domain of music?
If so, this Request for Proposal is for you!
We, at India Foundation for the Arts, are inviting proposals from music practitioners, music researchers and scholars, and artists, curators and arts organisations working with music, in areas of research, practice and education.
Our support for music projects aims to encourage reflective thinking in the field of music, enable critical dialogues and creative exchanges among musicians and forge linkages between musicians and practitioners of other artistic forms. These can be individual or collaborative projects. We encourage working with materials in archives and museums, among other available resources. The outcomes of these projects could be performances, books, essays, films, installations, exhibitions and so on.
Grant funds are available for projects in the following areas:
Who can apply?
You are eligible to apply if you are an Indian national, a registered non-profit Indian organisation, or have been resident in India for at least five years.
(For more on the eligibility criteria please click here)
How to apply?
The last date for receiving proposals under this request is October 15, 2017. Timelines for decisions on grants would depend on the nature of the projects and time required for evaluations.
Please address your application and all other communications to
Sumana Chandrashekar at firstname.lastname@example.org by email
OR write to her at:
Senior Programme Executive - Arts Practice
India Foundation for the Arts,
‘Apurva’, Ground floor, No 259, 4th Cross,
Raj Mahal Vilas, IInd Stage, IInd Block,
Bengaluru 560 094
Tel: +91 80 23414681/82