Creative cooperation between India & France

Our mission: establishing regular and visible exchanges between artists, creators, students and cultural professionals. Partnership, creation, innovation and transmission encourage a long-term dialogue between India and France. The French Institute in India strives to promote an open mindset of culture at the heart of human exchanges. The cultural and creative industries of France and Inde together become a creator of values, a vector of innovation.

We accompany major artistic and cultural initiatives in the fields of Visual Arts, Photography, Architecture & Heritage, Performing Arts, Music, Fashion, Design, Gastronomy, Young Audience and Art & Science.

For any queries, please contact the team at [email protected]

  • Every year, the Indian cultural season is marked by numerous collaborations between the major Indian cultural actors and France.

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  • France has always strived for creative excellence in all of the arts: architecture, fashion, design, visual and graphic arts, & performing arts.

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  • We facilitate training programmes for artists or professionals in collaboration with French and Indian institutions.

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  • We support a programme of transdisciplinary residencies in India and France in collaboration with leading operators.

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News & Activities

  • Program for foreign artists from all walks of life and disciplines who want to develop a research or creative project in the heart of Paris.

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  • Speak up for equal, accessible, inclusive public spaces with the No City For Women contest on World Architecture Day!

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  • The Prameya Art Foundation, in collaboration with the French Institute in India, is launching the 8th edition of the Art Scribes Award.

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  • Indian and French personalities share their vision and their experience on the topics of sustainability, eco-sustainability as well as gender equality.

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Exhibition: Unsealed Chamber – The Transient Image

October 16 @ 11:00 - November 3 @ 20:00

This exhibition will present contemporary artists who offer new excavations of interiority, tissues of awareness and explorations of deep memory/deep time.

Zoomed In by Stagecraft

ZOOMED-IN! by Stagecraft

October 30 @ 17:30 - October 31 @ 20:00

A collection of five short plays written and directed by Prabahan Chakraborty and conceptualized to be performed only on Zoom.

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Serendipity Arts Festival 2019

Fashion event by Rahul Mishra

Les souffleurs au LFI Delhi