ART AND CULTURE

Rasa Ranjita
Understanding
Indian dance
Kuchipudi
00:18:01:00 1990 GUB-327
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • The program begins with an introduction to Kuchipudi and then explains the various aspects of the training and the dance. A few of the popular items are also demonstrated and explained.

Rasa Ranjita
Understanding
Indian dance
Bharata Natyam
Part-I
00:18:09:00 1990 GUB-313
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • The program begins with an introduction to Bharatanatyam and about the vigorous training students undergo.

Rasa Ranjita
Understanding
Indian dance
Bharata Natyam
Part-II
00:18:01:00 1990 GUB-327
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • Abhinaya is introduced and explained items with Abhinaya are shown and explained. The programme ends with a Tillana in full costume.

Rasa Ranjita
Understanding
Indian dance
Kathakali
Part-I
00:16:39:00 1990 GUB-313
Producer: Savita Hegde
  • The program begins with a brief history of Kathakali and then goes on to explain about the training.

Rasa Ranjita
Understanding
Indian dance Kathakali
Part-II
00:15:01:00 1990 GUB-336
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • How the Rasas are used in the actual dance is explained and after that the importance of make-up which is an essential part of Kathakali dance.

Rasa Ranjita
Understanding
Indian dance
Mohini Attam
00:22:49:00 1990 GUB-336
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • The programs are in a lecture cum demonstration type of format wherein various aspects of dance are explained and begins with an introduction to Mohini Attam.

Western Theatre
00:25:14:00 1990 GUB-357
Producer: Vismay Shah

  • The program give us panoramic view of the theatre Architecture in Europe beginning with the ancient Greek, the costumes, masks and the scenery used in different period and also the methods adopted to change scenery during a play.

Modern Theatre
00:19:09:00 1990 GUB-381
Producer: Vismay Shah


Sanskrit Theatre
00:18:35:00 1990 GUB-373
Producer: Vismay Shah

  • This program gives a glimpse into the ‘Natya Mandapa’ the theatre described in the ‘Natyasastra’ of ‘Bharata’, in which the plays of greatest Sanskrit play writes must have been staged. It gives an idea to the students how scientifically, creatively and meaningfully our ancient theatre was designed.

Medieval Sanskrit
Theatre
00:20:02:00 1990 GUB-373
Producer: Vismay Shah

  • ‘Kootiyattam’ is the glorious Sanskrit dramatic tradition which survives even today. This tradition of Kerala continued for a thousand years in theatres specially constructed in temples. These theatres are called ‘Kootampalam’ which means ‘temple of drama’. We have explained the ‘Kootampalam’ theatre and how the ‘Kootiyattam’ performance takes place in it.

Modern Sanskrit Theatre
Phase III & IV
00:19:04:00 1990 GUB-364
Producer: Vismay shah

  • In this program we discussed the Modern Sanskrit play production in Bharat Natya Shastra’s style or western realistic style.

Modern Sanskrit Theatre
Part-5
00:22:47:00 1990 GUB-390
Producer: Vismay Shah

  • This program informs the viewer that how, whom, where and by whom the Sanskrit plays were produced in modern times and gives an idea what is the stage of Sanskrit theatre in modern times.

Chinese Theatre
00:25:33:00 1990 GUB-402
Producer: Vismay Shah

  • This program deals with ‘The Peking Opera’ and its theatre the Tea Houses and its architecture in detail. It also tells about how the present Chinese government and people has preserved and used their classical theatre.

Kabuki Drama of
Japan
00:16:57:00 1990 GUB-400
Producer: Vismay Shah

  • This program mentions the different roles and how it performs, etc, ultimately an appeal to preserve our great ancient classical Sanskrit tradition is made.

Japan’s Noh Theatre
00:22:11:00 1990 GUB-396
Producer: Vismay Shah

  • This program deals with the Japan’s Noh theatre. It tells about the brief history of it, its stage and auditorium and its architecture in detail. The program also mentions how in modern times the Japanese has preserved their ancient art.

The hand that creates
Part-1
Introduction
00:11:16:00 1991 GUB-477
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • It talks of art appreciation and gives an introduction to the basic elements. It traces the origin of arts from pre-historic cave paintings to communal arts which originated in palaces and places of worship.

The hand that
Creates Part-2
Elements of Art
00:12:34:00 1991 GUB-477
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • This program details the elements and techniques used in a work of art. It deals with the four basic elements of a work of art viz., line, colour, light and emotions.

The hand that creates
Part-3: History-I
00:20:13:00 1991 GUB-477
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • This program deals with the pre-historic cave paintings in France and Spain and goes on to the great civilizations which flourished on the banks of rivers and their contribution to arts.

The hand that creates
Part-4: History-II
00:15:58:00 1991 GUB-477
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • It begins with the Buddhist influences on the far east and Christian influences on Europe in the development of art, the influence of dance and music on Indian art. The program ends with a brief glimpse of the modern Indian painters.

Luis Braille: A Mono
Acting By C.C. Mehta
00:38:00:00 1991 GUB-467
Producer: Vismay Shah

  • Renowned theatre personality of Gujarat and India Shri C.C. Mehta performs a mono acting of Luis Braille. Shri C.C. Mehta talks about Luis Braille, the mono acting and how he performed it in France and got the prize. The program is targeted at the students of theatre, literature and students interested in Luis Braille’s life.

Education through
Art - Kahegi Swayam Sita
00:18:55:00 1991 GUB-516
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • From ancient times education has always been imparted through the arts. Through the entertainment much can be said about the different problems, human values, etc. This program talks about the status of women.

Education through
Art – Part-1
The woman who dared
To say “Rape”
00:15:30:00 1991 GUB-516
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • Among the social issues today, the problems of women are relevant and one of the worst is perhaps the problem of rape. The program talks specifically of rape. In a broader sense it conveys the status of women in society and indirectly inspires women to fight for their rights.

Education through
Art – Part-1
Isa Vasya
00:19:03:00 1991 GUB-516
Producer: Savita Hegde


Know them by Dialogue
Claude Garrigues
Part-I
00:16:31:00 1991 GUB-517
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi


Know them by Dialogue
Claude Garrigues
Part-II
00:15:46:00 1991 GUB-517
Producer: Himanshu Trivedi

  • The above 2 programms deals with information on different subjects through the experts in the field. Claude Garrigues is an Expert in Energy Conservation. In this program, he talks about energy audit of industries, particularly the textile industry, tips for energy conservation, how awareness could be created at social and educational levels, etc.

Education through Art:
Knowledge is Freedom
00:12:09:00 1992 GUB-538
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • It uses dance with narration (voice over), using the story of Eklavya & Drona. The program also stresses the importance of literacy.

Education through Art
Zara Socheya
00:12:09:00 1992 GUB-538
Producer: Savita Hegde

  • This is part of the series Education through art. In a drama format it conveys messages of air pollution, noise pollution and hygiene. So called educated and modern people don’t take care about these environmental problems.

Design – History
00:18:19:00 1992 GUB-520
Producers: Kaushik Brahmbhatt

  • This program is about the development of design. The development of Design tells the story in different fields like language, shelter, cloth, books, transportation and others.

Design – Today
00:15:19:00 1992 GUB-520
Producer: Kaushik Brahmbhatt

  • This program shows that the graphic design is not the only design. Anything around us is a part of design.

Design – Process
Part-III
00:24:35:00 1992 GUB-562
Producer: Kaushik Brahmbhatt

  • We are using number of products in our day-to-day life but not known to the story behind that creation. It start with the need of the product, new idea, conceptualization, process involved upto final product.

Design – Education
Part-IV
00:22:11:00 1992 GUB-568
Producer: Kaushik Brahmbhatt

  • An ambitious student wants to be a Designer. He went to the Institute and found how the education of design is being given and what opportunities are there for him.

The hand that creates:
Part-5
Techniques of Drawing
00:13:45:00 1992 GUB-572
Producer: Malti Mehta
  • Drawing is the backbone of all art. In this program the techniques of drawing like architectural drawings are explained along with its evolutionary development.

Divine Hues
(Nathdwara Paintings)
00:18:56:00 1994 GUA-1068
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • This program traces the origin of Nathdwara school of painting. Being the only living school of traditional Indian painting, where painters paint as devotees, this school indeed reflects the ethos of Indian culture and tradition in its original reference.

‘Kusum-Rekha’ –
Nature in Art &
Art in Nature
00:17:07:00 1999 B/3/42
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • Graphics give a facility to play with a variety of textures, depth, points, lines and they can create a variety of colours. Anjou Chaudhuri prefers to make her own paper by weaving variety of articles mainly from nature. Her creations are based on the philosophy that nature is the perfect example of how everything is created and recreated through a process of recycling.

Kite Flying: Festival
Of the Sun (Quickie)
00:02:58:15 2004 B/6/145
Producer: Ila Joshi

  • Festival of the Sun covers different aspects of the festival, people and how do they celebrate the occasion, the trade and commerce attached to the festival, people convey different messages through the festival of kite flying.

Patola of Patan –
Handloom to Heirloom
00:26:14:00 2004 B/6/144
Producer: Malti Mehta

  • The Patola of Patan are renowned the world over for their beauty and magnificence. The program aims to draw attention to the complex process behind the creation of a patolu.

Garbo-The Dance of Gujarat
00:29:24:00 2005 B/AHM/3/
653
Producer : Krishna Rao

  • India has a rich legacy of many traditional folk forms. “Garbo” popularly known as “Garba”. This marvelous folk form has many distinctions.

An Artists Day Out
00:27:56:00 2005 B/AHM/3/
655
Producer : Krishna Rao

  • The main idea behind the expression by the artists was to generate an awareness of new creative way in which one can explore empty public spaces in the city.

Kutch Art Part-1 :
Interlacing Dreams
00:16:47:03 2006 AHM/3/624

Producer : Malti Mehta

  • Weaving is one of the significant arts of Kutch. In this programme whole process from starching , drying, dyeing, spinning to weaving is demonstrated. It also documents the contribution by women in sustaining this beautiful handicraft.

Kutch Art Part-2 :
Embroidery : A Thousand Dialects
in Stitches
00:26:51:00 2006 B/AHM/3/616

Producer : Malti Mehta

  • This programme depicts a rich tradition of Kutch. Ethenic communities maintain traditional crafts like embroidery of different types like Aahir, Aari, Rabari, Jat, Kharekh, Soof, Pakko, Mutwa.

The Mystic Sufism
00:19:43:15 2009 B/AHM/3/798
Producer : Nandini Joshi & Parth Trivedi


Persona of Colour : Jayant Parikh
00:24:34:15 2009 B/AHM/3/806
Producer : Malti Mehta