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  1. Introduction and site seeing: Day One
  2. What is ART ?   : Day One
  3. Site SEEING: DAY TWO : Udaya giri n’ Khandagiri Jain caves ( 2500 years old ) Day  One
  5. Challenges of ARTIST  :Day Two
  6. Self analysis ( knowing your strength, your weakness, your passion, your interest, what is your aim and what you want to be in life?) :  Day Two


  1. Understanding the real meaning of success
  2. Connecting art with society
  3. Art is not luxury but necessity
  4. Art of communication

8. How to approach  as an ARTIST  Day two

  1. How to promote yourself as an artist
  2. How to bring changes as an artist
  3. How to do art in day to day life
  4. Doing art for others but not for self
  5. Be original in approach, style, concept,

9. HOW TO Market yourself ? DayTwo

10. HOW TO SELL your ART ? Day Two

11.Site visit of Mukteswar Temple, Lingaraj Temple, Rajarani Temple, Tribal Museum, Shopping art and crafts. : Day Three


General information about KIAR

Organisation founded in :2010.
Residency program since :2011

Located in the heart of the eastern India, in Bhubaneswar, the cathedral city (state of Odisha, India), KIAR is an international cultural center dedicated to artistic creation, cultural exchange and Culture Tour. It develops and hosts artistic residence, exhibitions, and workshops dedicated to art and culture
The purpose of KIAR BBSR is to provide an ideal retreat style project space for creative people to reconnect and build on their creativity while continuing their artistic journey. Emerging and established artists, curators, photographers and writers with an identified project and a commitment to concentrated work are encouraged to apply.

KIAR Bhubaneswar consists of a private self-contained cabin within the property of a larger house and studio. The Residency is approximately 270 sq meters that includes one small private bedroom, four shared bed rooms and 4 bathroom, kitchenette and large studio room , one Small Gallery , one roof top sitting area, one 2400 sq feet garden area , free WIFI, comfortable furniture. The courtyard and gardens are very suitable for a organic vegetation.. Each guest of KIAR BBSR is provided with bed covers. We do not provide towels.. The kitchenette has a gas stove top with two hot plates, a toaster, sink, a bar fridge. There are basic supplies such as salt, pepper, tea, coffee, teapot, coffee plunger etc. We also have a washing machine for our residents .

The rooms do not have computers or printers but there are plenty of power points for equipment. For 24-hour regular internet use, guests are encouraged to bring their own mobile wireless broadband device. Residencies are available from minimum Two WEEKS to maximum THREE Months.
It is an Artists run residency program. Because the project is still young, it offers the artists in residency much freedom to create a format, which works for the individual, as well as the possibility to take part in the shaping of the DIFFERENT PROJECTS we are having in pipeline.

Resident artists have 24-hour access to the space, and we encourage the participants to work and be present on site as much as possible during the duration of the residency. When committing to this project, the artist must agree to stay the duration of the term (it is not possible to stay just a few weeks, etc.) Regardless, the participant is responsible for paying the entire participation fee.

We wish that the space be an open environment and welcome visitors to come by to visit during the working process.
Kalanirvana is a very vibrant and energetic Residency, where a lot of importance given to new ideas and approaches. There is a participation fee to be paid by each artist . We also ask the artists to donate 1 – 3 small works (drawings, prints, photographs…) for our Collection and in return we will curate an exhibition for their work at a gallery.

You can expect an intensive time of work and exchange in our cozy creative work space . The exhibition will be seen by a broad audience. You will become part of the KALANIRVANA network including the possibility to participate in future exhibitions organized by KALANIRVANA and an eventual appearance in a future catalog.

The Objectives of KIAR : BHUBANESWAR are to

1- Encourage contemporary artistic creation.
2- Develop intercultural exchanges between Indian and international artists, through interaction,workshop and exploration and analysis .
3-Produce the creation of new shows by Kalanirvana International Art Center.
4-Promotion in the International ART Magazine, EMERZING STARS.
5- Represent international companies within Indian networks of distribution (festivals, Art …) and Indian companies within international networks.
6- Organize, in its art center , national and international artist residences that offer the opportunity to disconnect from over-communication and busy urban life to reconnect with an organic and quite Indian atmosphere in an Urban city.
7- Organize culture tour and seminars in the heart of the Indian Cultural City, allowing our guests to know each other and explore true Indian culture through a series of activities related to well-being: yoga, meditation, cooking, walking, beaching, learning local craft and art, cycling, organic gardening, visit of the world biggest zoo for white tigers, experiencing Indian family, festivals, Bollywood Films etc.
8- Facilitate links with the neighboring community through the exchange of information and know-how in the fields of arts and environmental education.

Number of artists resident at one time: 6

Residency Fee includes:
· Accommodation
· Food ( breakfast + Dinner ONLY at Residency. When Residents are out side of Residency the food they have to bear )
· Airport Pick up
· Transport to Specific Site seeing
· Wifi
Residency Fee does not includes:
· Travel
· Entry tickets for different sites
· Personal expenditure
Food out side of Residency
· Transport cost not comes under residency fee

Setting : Urban with Rural feel
Accomodation : Rooms on twin sharing
Working language(s) : English / Hindi
How to reach ?
By train : Bhubaneswar is well connected from all most all big cities like Mumbai, Pune, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore.
By plane : Bhubaneswar is an International airport. And also it is well connected from all metro cities of India like Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Hyderabad.
Nearest airport : Bhubaneswar airport and Kolkata airport

Registration fee : Rs 7,000 per person

Residency Fee includes:
· Accommodation on twin sharing basis
· Food ( while in Residency)
· Specific Bhubaneswar Site seeing

Kalanirvana Residency Rules :
The artists are encouraged to cook during their stay using the residency kitchen but it is optional.
Bringing kids and pets are prohibited.

Smoking and drinking is restricted. ( one can have it in HIS/HER room or in private place of the residency)
All residents should respect the culture and tradition of the local community during their stay.
• Interacting
• Visiting the nearest places
• Understanding art trend of national and international.
Working with Ashis Pahi the Global Curator and art critic.
• Art analysis
How to sale ART
Site Seeing
• Art Guidance from Ashis Pahi.
Fee payment option : Fee is Rs7,000 Rs per person.
You can pay by online bank transfer or by Direct Cheque deposit.

Bank transfer details :

AC No:916010036761251

To book your place please do register by clicking registration button. Please fill all the sections and Book your place. If you have any doubt please do contact us on +91 7077968949 or whatsapp on same number.