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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Pallavi Chattopadhyay


Why do Indian-Americans dominate the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the US?
Sun, Jun 14, 2020

Filmmaker Sam Rega tracks four winners in his Netflix documentary Spelling the Dream to find the answer.

Muzaffar Ali on his online painting exhibition, ‘The Other Side’
Sun, Jun 07, 2020

Filmmaker and textile designer Muzaffar Ali unveils his artistic side through an exhibition inspired by his journey and musings.

No more pumping iron: Burdened by lockdown, fitness industry seeks a way out
Tue, May 12, 2020

Of the nearly 24,000 gyms and studios in the country, many are providing online training sessions over WhatsApp, Skype, and FaceTime to prevent business from running completely dry.

How in the absence of helps, youngsters are taking over the kitchen
Mon, Apr 27, 2020

They are using this time to plate up confidence and happiness, and learn self-reliance on the side.

Bird Eye View: How many of these birds have you spotted?
Sun, Apr 19, 2020

Popular wildlife illustrator and cartoonist Rohan Chakravarty believes the lockdown has given everyone an interesting opportunity to pay attention to the innumerable living species surrounding us within the vicinity of our houses.

Birding from the balcony
Sun, Apr 19, 2020

As the songs of birds rise above quiet and empty streets, urban India discovers the joys of birding.

Artists from across the world on how the coronavirus crisis is shaping their work
Fri, Apr 10, 2020

Portrait of a Pandemic: Duyi Han's new body of work, The Saints Wear White, has gone viral on social media and shows medical workers as central protagonists in the frescos and traditional paintings that adorn church walls.

Home, but not alone
Mon, Mar 30, 2020

Youth organisations and sensitive neighbours are rushing to the aid of senior citizens, left stranded in the face of the lockdown.

When Paintings Become Friends
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Christie’s auction of the Kito de Boer Collection gives a peek into one of the largest private holdings of modern Indian art.

Sacred Scrolls
Fri, Mar 06, 2020

Mumbai-based artist Milburn Cherian paints present-day chaos using biblical references

Out in the Open
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

An exhibition focusses on the possibilities of public art in Delhi

Footbridge of Memories
Sun, Feb 09, 2020

The first Indian retrospective of acclaimed French artist Gerard Garouste at the NGMA maps his troubled Nazi past and fascination with biblical texts and literary giants

Let the Walls Speak
Mon, Feb 03, 2020

Artist Shilo Shiv Suleman’s mural painted with the women protesters at Shaheen Bagh salutes unity.

Unknown Memories of India
Sun, Feb 02, 2020

A group exhibition explores a slew of ignored and unheard stories from India’s past.

Why photographer Chirodeep Chaudhuri is fascinated by Mumbai’s public clocks
Thu, Jan 30, 2020

A clock shaped like a man with a turban and one featuring only Hindi letters are some of the unusual clocks Chaudhuri has captured

Origami art to bronze sculptures: A sneak peek into India Art Fair
Fri, Jan 31, 2020

With over 75 exhibitors from 20 global cities, the India Art Fair in the Capital presents a buffet of material explorations, a salute to the masters, a brush with the contemporary and hidden amidst all that is also the surreal.

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.