Kali-Kalisu Project

Kali-Kalisu is a working philosophy which places the school teacher as the single most important agent in the Indian educational scenario- the agent of positive cultural engagement and a meaningful development.

Kali-Kalisu, is a joint initiative of the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, the German cultural centre in Bangalore, and India Foundation for the Arts, Bangalore. This project is part of the Goethe-Institut worldwide initiative “Culture and development” that aims at supporting infrastructure and professional training in the fields of culture, media and education in partner countries. In Karnataka the project, was conceived and administered by India Foundation for the Arts.

Partnerships were fostered with several arts organisations to facilitate workshops in music, dance, puppetry, theatre, visual arts and a wide sweep of cultural knowledge for school teachers and teacher trainees.The workshops have been conducted by five major arts institutions from Karnataka: Ananya, Attakkalari Centre for the Movement Arts, Bharath Gyan Vigyan Samithi (BGVS), Gombe Mane (Puppet House) and Ninasam.