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Visualising thoughts – The Hindu

They are human too - The Hindu

“It is never about the type of camera, it is always about the perception and the thought put in a shot that makes for a wonderful picture,” says Apuroopa Reddy, a 24-year-old photographer from the city. Apuroopa recently hosted her first exhibition at the alumni meet of Andhra University called, ...

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Fun is in the details

Fun is in the details

The independent comic scene is looking up in the city thanks to the efforts by artists. A slew of events, festivals and enterprising artists are providing a platform to those who want to connect with the audience. Mohit and Anand, tell us how they enabled creation without the pressures of ...

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Capital’s history to be on the internet as Delhi Archives to go online soon | art and culture

Capital’s history to be on the internet as Delhi Archives to go online soon | art and culture

Delhi has been built, destroyed and rebuilt several times in the course of its history. Naturally, it has a rich and very interesting past, too. Many pages of its history are in the custodianship of the Delhi Archives department, Delhi Government, which is taking them online in phases. Sanjay Garg, ...

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Nandita Mahtani designs cartoon-inspired line, thrilled to face creative challenges | art and culture

Nandita Mahtani designs cartoon-inspired line, thrilled to face creative challenges | art and culture

Nandita Mahtani has associated with Cartoon Network to come up with a collection inspired by the channels original series like the Powerpuff Girls, Johnny Bravo, Samurai Jack, Courage the Cowardly Dog and Dexter. The designer says waking up to a creative challenges every day keeps her going. Talking about the ...

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Kochi, a counter to Biennalisation

Kochi, a counter to Biennalisation

At a talk at Art Basel in June this year, Shwetal Ashvin Patel, founding member of the Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB) who’s pursuing his PhD at the Winchester School of Art in the UK, wondered if the ‘biennalisation’ of art around the world was ushering in a kind of ‘homogeneity’ ...

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An equal music – The Hindu

An equal music - The Hindu

The power of theatre to initiate dialogue was seen at the recent children’s theatre production A Bellyful of Paradise, an adaptation of the classic comedy Jeppe on the Hill by Danish playwright Ludvig Holberg presented by Bangalore Little Theatre at MLR Convention Centre, JP Nagar. Danish ambassador Peter Taksøe-Jensen was ...

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Myths that crowd his canvas

Myths that crowd his canvas

The deserted terrain of Hampi, replete with architectural ruins, made for an interesting yet static sight for K Muralidharan. Soon enough, the artist — a stalwart of the Madras Art Movement — could see figurines, running around the barren lands, peeping in and out of the ruins, clad in bright ...

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Top 5 tips to give your home an artistic touch this New Year | art and culture

Top 5 tips to give your home an artistic touch this New Year | art and culture

From investing in smart seating to opting for right colours and patterns, let your home space do the talking in 2019 with smart makeovers. Colours and patterns Using the right colours and patterns set the right mood and temperament for our homes. Light shades give your home a larger look ...

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School children celebrate Saanjhi with arts and music | art and culture

School children celebrate Saanjhi with arts and music | art and culture

Around 22 different schools from Delhi and the National Capital Region gathered at the Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi, on Friday, to mark the sixth year of Saanjhi, a local festival mainly celebrated in parts of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. Saanjhi or Sanjhi is referred to as the ...

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Check out the unconventional ‘recycled’ artworks at this exhibition | art and culture

Check out the unconventional ‘recycled’ artworks at this exhibition | art and culture

In 1917, an artist purchased a ceramic urinal from a hardware store, and placed it upside down on a pedestal while declaring it a work of art. The gentleman was American-French painter-sculptor Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968), who introduced ‘Readymade’ to the world of art with this act. A wooden cabinet installation ...

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