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The Journey of audio-visuals

The Journey of  audio-visuals
Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts celebrated it’s silver jubilee in an exceptional manner. Delhiites were taken back in time via an exhibition which showcase journey of all the audio-visual equipment INGCA has been using and the multi-disciplinary documentation it has done using them in 25 years.

This exhibition titled 25 years of Audiovisual Journey: Recalling Through Equipment and Documentation provides a retrospective stopover to view how evolution took place in the last 25 years and how the world is negotiating towards future – in the digital sphere.

IGNCA, has gone beyond the traditional platforms to archive their heritage and with technology they have brought out a lot to public domain. They have brought out a lot in last one year to public domain hence, conducting large number of seminars, exhibitions, collaborative events. Dipali Khanna, member secretary, IGNCA said ‘This exhibition is basically to exhibit the equipments that this organisation have used in 25 years which is for interest to the people who wants to know about it. This is also to show the work we have been documenting on this particular centre.’

In commemoration of the 25 years of audio-visual, the Media Centre in run-up to this exhibition and also organised a film festival which will screen six documentaries from renowned directors to highlight the cultural vibrancy that has been captured by traditional as well as new age AV techniques.

Media Centre of Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts has been carrying out audio-visual research documentation, archiving them for posterity, post-production and dissemination of documentaries through DVD publication, Doordarshan transmission, film shows and outreach for scholars in Media Centre Library.

Eminent actor Kulbhushan Kharbanda, said,‘This exhibition potrays the change in technology, cinema has also progressed in every way from its production, content, picturisation. With technology, the world is getting closer, now everything is available to people easily.’
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