web analytics
Home » Tag Archives: chennai

Tag Archives: chennai

Here’s your guide for the Chennai Photo Biennale 2019

Here’s your guide for the Chennai Photo Biennale 2019

Quick Gun Murugan stands on a railway track in orange pants, a leopard print waistcoat and mismatched white boots. A black-and-white image of a man sitting regally on a camel is juxtaposed against a colourful background. Two teenage boys revel in the frenzy of the first-day, first-show, experience somewhere in ...

Read More »

Shadi Ghadirian’s tech-inspired display at the Chennai Photo Biennale

Shadi Ghadirian’s tech-inspired display at the Chennai Photo Biennale

Twenty five years ago, when Shadi Ghadirian decided to pursue photography, she believed it to be a “quick” medium. “You push the button, and the art is ready,” she jokes. In the decades since, she has painstakingly chronicled the transition of life for women in Iran, lending her incisive and ...

Read More »

What not to miss at Bulgari’s first trunk show in Chennai

What not to miss at Bulgari’s first trunk show in Chennai

Nothing makes a statement like a Bulgari Serpentine — Sonam Kapoor sports one with a diamond-studded bracelet, while watch connoisseur Shilpa Shetty has been seen at multiple events with hers. The Italian luxury house is also a hot favourite with celebrities and businesspeople from South India. No wonder then that ...

Read More »

What to expect at the upcoming Chennai Photo Biennale

What to expect at the upcoming Chennai Photo Biennale

What do we see through a glass darkly? Mere reflections, or a façade hiding an eldritch realm that lies just beyond our ken, populated by demons plotting to invade the material world and devour all mankind? The ancient Chinese believed the latter, dubbing these creatures the ‘fauna of mirrors’ — ...

Read More »

Weaves of Kashmir come alive in Chennai

Weaves of Kashmir come alive in Chennai

An Omar Khayyam poem finds itself on a 150-year-old rug from Balochistan. Beneath it, is a 100-year-old rug made by prisoners, sprawled across the floor. Stacks of neatly rolled rugs with varied patterns, colours, finish, and excellent craftsmanship, lean on walls. On the farther end, a lone weaver, equipped with ...

Read More »

An accessible platform for Chennai artists

An accessible platform for Chennai artists

A contemporary interpretation of a temple chariot, a painted car, drenched in motifs that speak of the city’s celebrated history and culture — as much as they speak of the ‘rush’ engulfing people and society today — sits parked in a shopping centre that throngs of people visit everyday. Madras ...

Read More »

‘I’ve come into my own,’ reflects designer Asmita Marwa

‘I’ve come into my own,’ reflects designer Asmita Marwa

Asmita Marwa is in a good place. She’s just returned from Chennai where she won big at South Indian Fashion Awards 2018 after entrancing the city with a hue-rich runway show. She’s no little lamb to style, after all, anyone who becomes acquainted with the fashion scene in Hyderabad has ...

Read More »

How a Chennai vegetarian restaurant are making even meat eaters drool

How a Chennai vegetarian restaurant are making even meat eaters drool

A restaurant’s kitchen is a place for adrenaline junkies, believes Tarun Mahadevan. “When the restaurant is full, standing in the kitchen is exhilarating. It’s full of energy and I love it,” he says. The 22-year-old is the son of M Mahadevan, one of Chennai’s well-known restaurateurs who brought us Sera ...

Read More »

This 80-year-old Chennai store stocks all your baking needs

This 80-year-old Chennai store stocks all your baking needs

The white building with a brown signboard has stood there since 1938, stacked amid Walltax Road’s hotels, restaurants and shops. Inside are rows and rows of everything a baker could ask for — spatulas, moulds, thermometers, and a myriad options for aroma, colour and flavour. “When my grandfather started this ...

Read More »

Designers from Lakme Fashion Week’s Gen Next programme to showcase their designs at pop up stores

Designers from Lakme Fashion Week’s Gen Next programme to showcase their designs at pop up stores

Related News The Lakme Fashion Week’s Gen Next designers showcased their collection at a pop-up store in Kolkata. The five Lakme Fashion Week’s Gen Next designers all set to showcase their latest collection in a three-city roadshow to be held at Kolkata, Chennai and Raipur. The designers include Ajay Kumar Singh, ...

Read More »
Go to Top