FORA.tv Speaker - Anmol Vellani
Anmol Vellani, Director India Foundation for the Arts, an independent philanthropic organization, since 1995. From 1986 to 1995 he was Program Officer in the New Delhi Office of the Ford Foundation with responsibility for grant making in the performing arts, folklore and classical learning.
Vellani has written on a range of subjects - including the arts and religion, corporate patronage, arts entrepreneurship, the role of foundations, intercultural dialogue, and cultural mapping. In an advisory capacity, he has served as the Co-Chair of Conference of Asian Foundations and Organizations; on the Advisory Council of the Asia Society India Centre; and on the India Advisory Committee of The Resource Alliance, among others.
Vellani has helped to design courses on the arts and management, served as faculty for training workshops in grant making, and used theatre methods to conduct creativity workshops. He studied philosophy at the Universities of Poona, Oxford and Cambridge, and taught at Bombay University in the 1970s. He has been active as a theatre director for the last 35 years.
11.01.08 | 01:33:19 min
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