In a country that claims to have made child labour a punishable offence, where do the children of Manikarnika ghat stand? A reviw of Rajesh Jala's 'Children of the pyre'.
Sculptural installations by Rajesh Sagara, displayed in Ahmedabad’s older precincts, from the 15th to the 20th of November, 2010, tried to articulate the artist’s relationship with the past and the present, with science and mythology.
Kurosawa’s cinematic genius succeeds in demonstrating that ‘truth’ can be fabricated, and that perception is a two-fold process- the physical act of seeing through the eyes and also, ‘seeing’ through one’s belief system.
Masks are found in almost every culture of the world. In prehistoric times hunters knew how to dissimulate and how to transform themselves. They wore animal masks in order to approach their prey without being seen.
Public spaces need art -- not the municipal commissioned variety, but art that enthralls, delights and adds new dimensions to our public spaces.
Where have all the sparrows gone? Chased away by the waves buzzing through the air and rapacious urbanisation, it seems that some at least have found unlikely homes.