Dialogue Centre Artists Association is a registered Non-Government organization which is designed and built by the artists themselves between 2003 and 2005 with the amount received from the sale of their first interactive sculptural project– ‘Modes of Parallel Practice: Ways of world Making’ carried out at Shilpi Gram under the first grant award received by them from India Foundation for the Arts, Bangalore in 1997/1998. This project was invited to the first Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial and was acquired by the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan in 1999 for their permanent collection.

Apart from Dialogues’ ongoing Nalpar project and Pilla Gudi activities , the artists have organized three seminars ‘Samvad’ 1- ‘Perception of Collaboration’ ( 2007) ‘Samvad 2’- ‘What is Contemporary in Contemporary Art’ (2011) and ‘Samvad 3’- ‘Value [of] Nature’ (2015) at the DIAA Centre for which along with practicing artists, cultural theorists, art historians, art critics, PHD students and artists from India and abroad, school teachers, local artists, writers, theatre groups, cultural and political activists and technocrats from local NGOs and other cities were also invited. In 2017 Dialogue had an art workshop in which students from Kondagaon and Bastar and students from J J School of Art Mumbai were invited.

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