South Asian Contemporary Visual Arts Festival – Programme

Series nameSouth Asian Contemporary Visual Arts Festival

This full colour, 36-page programme guide is for the 1993 South Asian Contemporary Visual Arts Festival. The programme includes an introduction to the Festival written by Juginder Lamba, the Festival Director and a detailed timetable of events linking the contributing artists to their work at various galleries, film screenings and art workshops from September – December 1993. Each page also contains images of many of the artist’s work.

Date of Creation / Publication1993
CreatorLamba, Juginder
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberJuginder Lamba Collection (GB 2661 JL)
Catalogue NumberJL/FES/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals belong to Juginder Lamba
Series notesIn September 1993comma Juginder Lamba initiated and organised a four-month South Asian Contemporary Visual Arts Festival. In his capacity of Festival Director, he gathered over sixty contemporary artists whose origins were rooted in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and exhibited their work in twenty major venues throughout the West Midlands region.
The focus of the Festival was to demonstrate the high calibre of work by artists of sub-continental origin and to acknowledge their contribution to national and international developments in mainstream art. As Juginder Lamba states in the Festival Programme introduction,
Collection notesJuginder Lamba was born in Nairobi in January 1948.