The 3-Day Residential Arts Conference will culminate in a Grand Finale on 27th August 2014.
Bangalore, India, August 26, 2014 — ‘Berserk 2014‘ – the 3-Day Residential Art Conference for Children is back with its 2nd edition. Launched in 2013 by Sublime Galleria, to motivate, inspire and facilitate children, between 8-14 years of age, to discover and pursue their artistic talents, this initiative has already witnessed extremely successful auditions this year.
Berserk’s much-anticipated 2nd edition held this year saw 2000 students from 50 leading schools audition to take part in the conference. The tremendous success of the inaugural edition of ‘Berserk’ was reinforced by the fact that parents travelled with their children all the way from Delhi, Chennai & Chikmagalur to participate in the Open Auditions. Eventually, 110 students were selected by mentors from Evam, Lourd Vijay Dance Studio (LVDS), Taaqademy & 3-Peel, to spend an exciting three days engaging & interacting with the award-winning mentors, at ECC, Whitefield.
Uzma Irfan – Founder, Sublime Galleria and Conceptualizer & Organizer – ‘Berserk’ said, “It gives me immense pleasure to present the 2nd edition of this unique event. Inspired & motivated by the immense response received by our debut event last year, I am further encouraged by an even more overwhelming response this year. It was a pleasure to see the excitement of the children as they geared up to audition for the various art forms that interested them among Music, Dance, Theatre & Visual Art. I look forward to an exciting 3 days of the conference followed by the Grand Finale of ‘Berserk 2014’.”
About the Event:
The Residential Art Conference for ‘Berserk 2014’ will take place at ECC, Whitefield from 24th-27th August, 2014. The Grand Finale of the event will be held on 27th August 2014 at the Amphitheatre, UB City where the mentors & students will showcase their talent through various awe-inspiring performances.There will be performances from all 4 verticals including a rendition of ‘Macbeth’ from Evam; Hip-hop, Salsa & Kathak performances from Lourd Vijay Dance Studio (LVDS); a Musical Performance by Taaqademy & Live Painting by 3-Peel.
Sublime Galleria introduced a unique proprietary event, Berserk in 2013. Berserk is an annual 3-day Residential Art Conference for children. Categorised under four key art verticals – Theatre, Dance, Music & Visual Art, Sublime brings the best in the art industry to mentor & guide these children. The programme involves identifying/shortlisting students from the chosen city schools who will partake in a 3-day Residential Conference comprising intensive workshops supported by sessions meticulously planned for each vertical, featuring guest lectures & demonstrations by award-winning professionals apart from other endorsements & benefits.
It is widely acknowledged that much needs to be done when it comes to promoting fine art in India. This awareness needs to be built from a grass root level where children interested in art can be nurtured & guided through its basics & other nuances. This common belief has resulted in the creation of ‘Berserk’, conceptualised & created by Sublime Galleria to benefit talented children in the city.
About Sublime Art Galleria:
Sublime Galleria, located at UB City, is India’s first Sky Gallery founded in 2009 by Ms. Uzma Irfan – Executive Director, Corporate Communications, Prestige Group. Having tied up with several successful exhibitions in the past, Sublime has become a brand to reckon with among art lovers. It brings in a regular contingent of eminent art experts and rising artists.
This reputed space is on a mission to further the cause of the arts and also place itself as a dynamic crucible for the next generation to develop and showcase their talent. Sublime reaches out to upcoming artists and offers them a platform to showcase their talent and make their body of work accessible to the art loving community of Bangalore.
Sublime Galleria has promoted the works of several artists across categories. Some examples of the mélange of work exhibited at Sublime in the past include ‘Genesis’ by Simran KS Lamba – a unique presentation of Mixed Media Artwork in Coal Tar, ‘Crossroads’ – a unique celebration of Fine Art by four leading artists – G. Subramanian, Gurudas Shenoy, Jasu Rawal and Milind Nayak.
Sublime Galleria has earlier showcased the works of Aamina Shazi, Amit Sharma, Anoop H., Ashish Parmar, C.P.B Prasad, Devanshi (Tina), Farah Ahmed, Kalabhakesari, Manoj Masand, Pallon Daruwala (Established Artist), Pragya Jain, Priyanka Gupta Agarwal, Rupesh Patrick, Shukla Chowdhury, Simran K.S. Lamba, Soraya Taher Merchant, Srividya and Tala Afsin.
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