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First Take Update, 2022: Eminent Jury expediently selects Finalists for exhibition

By Vinay Seth Since 2016, Abir has been annually inviting artwork entries from emerging artists from all over India, whereafter the entrants are shortlisted for displaying their works in a group show. From these shortlisted exhibition finalists, the top few — 10 this year — are selected for the First Take award, carrying an honorarium....

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Abir India’s First Take 2021 revives young art community; emerging artists are back with a bang

Abir India received a whopping response for the fifth edition of FIRST TAKE art festival with over 2500 submissions from over 250 pin codes. Out of 122 artists, 10 winners – Shubhanker Suresh Chandere from Pune, Kinnari Jitendra Tondlekar from Thane, Sriparna Dutta from Hyderabad, Jintu Mohan Kalita from Barama, Assam, Priya Ranjan Purkait from...

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When emerging artists left our jury spellbound: First Take 2021 – A Photo Story

On October 21, our esteemed jury gathered in our Ahmedabad office to select winning entries. Creative energy filled the atmosphere and our team gained a lot from perspectives shared by our jury members. K.S. Radhakrishnan, Vasudevan Akkitham, Rm Palaniappan, Kristine Michael, and Hartmut Wurster carefully selected the top 10 works of First Take 2021. Know...