Slovenski etnografski muzej

The Cursed Land of Lustful Women
Datum objave 
5. August 2021

The Cursed Land of Lustful Women

Performance by Indian creator Kanika Gupta

The performance will take place on Sunday, 15 August, Tuesday, 17 August and Thursday, 19 August 2021 at 20.15.

We will meet in front of the Slovene Ethnographic Museum, Metelkova 2, Ljubljana, at 20.15, and walk together to the location of the performance (two minutes stroll). It will start at 20.30 and last for 30 minutes.

Art historian Kanika Gupta, activist in residence at the SEM, explores ancient Indian art and mythology, and connects them to the current environmental challenges. Ancient Indian tales inspire her with breathtaking descriptions of the beauty and splendour of Indian forests and nature. In her performance, Kanika narrates about the Indian tree deity – Yakshi, that was once worshipped, and raises awareness of the processes of subjugating the nature, and consequences of its destruction.

Performance will be held in English with the Slovene translation.

Free entry!

The number of guests is limited. Please register here:

According to the Ordinance on the temporary restriction of the provision of cultural services to end users in the Republic of Slovenia, the event can be attended only by vaccinated, recovered, or tested individuals (PCT). No evidence is required for children under the age of 15 attending with family members or guardians.

Film screening is part of a residency program organized by Kanika Gupta within the project Taking Care. Ethnographic and World Cultures Museums as Spaces of Care.