Niv Mount Abu Residency
NIV, Mt. Abu Residency
“NIV” which means foundation/ base in Hindi, has been an apt place for the young artists, who are in lookout for a platform after they finish their formal training in art. With a focus on facilitating the
Fundamental necessities for advancement of Arts particularly plastic and new media arts- and a broad vision and outlook on the varied cultural practices.
Disciplines: Visual Art, Media Art, Music & sound art, Photography
Location:Mount Abu is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthan state in western India near the Gujarat. The mountain forms a distinct rocky plateau which is 22 km long by 9 km wide. The highest peak on the mountain is Guru Shikhar at 1,722 , It is referred to as 'an oasis in the desert' as its heights are home to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests. Nearest Railway station is Abu Road Railway station which is 27 km away.
Duration: 4 Weeks
Provided by host:
Train fare from New Delhi to Abu, fro and back.
Accommodation, Studios and Kitchen.
Studio & Accommodation information:The residence is not designed as ordinary artists’ studios but there is enough space and ambience for any artist to execute their work of art. It is also suggested to carry all art related materials required for your practice. The Hill House is a two story cottage and no particular room is designated as a work or living space; the cottage has 5 rooms with bath, kitchen a spacious porch and other basic amenities provided to the artists to stay and work; The House can potentially accommodate up to four people at a time.