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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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A Walk into the Wild
Tue, Jan 21, 2020

An exhibition focusses on India’s diverse wildlife and their unique qualities.

An exhibition highlights the indigenous wool of Kutch and the pastoral lives of the wool-producing communities
Mon, Jan 13, 2020

A 1970 Tangaliya textile — usually worn by women of the Bharwad shepherd community as a wraparound skirt — is also on display.

The annual craft bazaar by Dastkari Haat Samiti features traditional Indian and Bangladeshi crafts
Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Designer Kalpana Das from West Bengal has rendered a modern twist to the gamchha — a traditional cotton towel with checked designs — by turning it into contemporary dresses, skirts, jackets, earrings, necklaces and table runners.

Every Woman’s Story
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

Theatre production Daughters Opera touches upon violence against women and issues of citizenship.

Designer JJ Valaya unveils the photographer in him yet again with his latest solo ‘Lalaari’
Mon, Dec 23, 2019

Valaya chose the show’s title as ‘Lalaari’, a Punjabi word for dyer.

Thirteen exhibitions from South Asia and Iran explore pressing issues of the times
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

It also strives to present the vast diversity of curatorial practice in the region and its myriad possibilities by touching upon pressing issues such as the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

Artist Nilanjana Nandy’s performance art project, ‘Cover Uncover’, questions the way we view the library
Mon, Dec 09, 2019

The inspiration for the project that concludes on December 9 came to Nandy when she went about visiting the reading rooms in and around Kochi.

High Bandwidth
Tue, Dec 03, 2019

A major chunk of the topics includes shows on issues that generally aren’t very comfortable for people in a public forum. Be it sexual health, mental health, adolescence, women’s rights and the transgender community, here one can share their personal stories.

The Feminine Spirit
Mon, Dec 02, 2019

The 56-year-old, Vadodara-based artist is quick to highlight the art form’s long history, which finds a mention in the pages of The Ramayana. King Janaka orders the creation of the paintings during his daughter Sita’s wedding to Rama.

When the East India Company commissioned art from Indian artists
Sun, Dec 01, 2019

A new show at The Wallace Collection in London celebrates the works of gifted Indian artists who painted for the East India Company officials.

Ghosts of a City: Exhibition reveals a nostalgic side of Delhi
Fri, Nov 01, 2019

The exhibition offers a rather unusual look at the Capital, beginning from the 1950s and follows it through the next five decades, with the works of Habib Rahman and renowned photographers Raghu Rai and Madan Mahatta.

A new book tells of our fascination for flowers, seen in food and films, myths and memories
Thu, Oct 31, 2019

The 39-year-old beauty editor, and founder of the flower-based beauty brand Jhelum Loves, brings together history, recipes, and stories around flowers that we have grown up with

A travelling exhibition highlights the textile art form
Tue, Oct 15, 2019

There are 18 award-winning quilts travelling the country in the exhibition “Threads That Bind".

Music for the Soul
Thu, Oct 03, 2019

A festival will celebrate the country’s treasure trove of musical traditions through baithaks, performances, discussions and films.

Debasish Mukherjee’s latest solo ‘River Song’ is a walk down memory lane
Tue, Sep 24, 2019

The idea, according to the artist, stemmed from the space of one’s origin and then missing that space after moving out.

Artist Rohit Saha’s photobook 1528 captures Manipur’s encounters with violence
Mon, Sep 16, 2019

Published by Alkazi Foundation, Rohit Saha’s photobook is the result of three-year research into Sharmila’s journey, the Malom massacre and victims of alleged fake encounters in Manipur.

Architect and artist Martand Khosla’s latest show is a witness to the possibilities in cities
Wed, Sep 04, 2019

In his latest solo show, Delhi-based Khosla continues to engage with the idea of a city from different perspectives, following his previous trysts motivated by the lives of labourers and construction sites and materials.

Compelling artworks to look out for at the third edition of the Delhi Contemporary Art Week 2019
Tue, Sep 03, 2019

Over 50 established and emerging artists from South Asia are being represented by the city’s leading galleries.

Life of a cop
Fri, Aug 30, 2019

An upcoming murder mystery for the stage, 36 Defence Colony, attempts to highlight the often unseen side of Indian police officers

Artists Balaji Ponna and Anni Kumari signal humanity’s impending doom in their exhibition ‘Mirrored Questions’
Fri, Aug 23, 2019

The exhibition is showing Ponna’s 16 canvases that are riddled with metaphors and suggestions of human-inflicted calamities.

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