Aiyannar Festival through another Lens

Enjoy this short film of exhibiting artist Clare Arni behind the lens capturing the beauty of the Aiyannar Festival in Chettinad India for her exhibition ‘Vahana: Vehicle of the Gods’ on show at Midland Junction Arts Centre. Clare Arni’s stunning exhibition documents these festivals celebrated in sacred groves on the outskirts of villages in India in early spring and the processes leading up to them including the potters, who inherit the role of priest, making large-scale terracotta horses and other votive offerings.

Filmed by Selvaprakash Lakshmanan