It’s that time of the year once again when legendary musical maestros are slated to perform at one of India’s oldest music festivals — Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival 2017 — that is almost as old as Independent India.
Kochi-Muziris Biennale has gained much acclaim worldwide, becoming one of India’s most cosmopolitan art festivals and playing host to thousands of artists and poets from across the globe. Bhumika Popli pays a visit to the venue and writes about the exhibits.
After eight days of cultural extravaganza in Goa last December, Serendipity Arts Festival is all set for its Delhi edition, bringing a rare mix of crafts exhibition, photography exhibition, design installation, dance performances, storytelling session and a theater performance to the national capital.
American artist Jeffrey Gillette juxtaposes the two very different iconographies of the rich and the poor in his paintings and art projects. This explains the presence of various Disney characters at the centre of his desolate landscapes, writes Bhumika Popli.
Describing art as the “highest form of human activity”, distinguished sculptor Anish Kapoor contended that artists and art organisations need to be unapologetic about what art can do.
The Indie Arts Week festival, a one-of-its-kind cultural event opening today in Delhi, is meant to provide a common platform to India’s flourishing community of independents artists, including painters, musicians, actors and directors. A Guardian 20 special.
It was in the year 2014, when I first met the survivors of acid attacks at a protest march at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. It was disheartening to see how such evil act can affect lives so badly.
After rummaging through old books in a public library in Mumbai, a photographer and a writer decided to collaborate on a unique photography project, with a view to uncovering memories inscribed in books on library shelves, writes Bhumika Popli.
Kuchipudi dancers Dr Raja Reddy and Dr Radha Reddy have performed at many venues across the world. After their recent show in Delhi, they spoke to Keith A. Gomes about this dance form.
One of the most celebrated Bangladeshi artists of contemporary times, Shahabuddin Ahmed recently concluded his art show at Rashtrapati Bhawan.