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06 Jul

Children of the pyre

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  Written by Esha Vaish

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'.

 

04 Jul

Sensationalized/sensible?

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  Written by Esha Vaish

In a rush for increasing viewership, have the broadcast media abandoned ethical journalism?

 

25 Jun

Reading Valmiki’s Ramayana

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  Written by Imran

This essay hopes to explore Valmiki’s Ramayana locating it within the context of its narrative structure, and its continued relevance to an audience both Indian and Western.

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24 Jun

‘Sicko’

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When you hear the words ‘Michael Moore’, one possible reaction is, “Let’s watch the film!” and the other, “God, what does he have to say now?”

 

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24 Jun

Jaago!

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  Written by Swasti Chatterjee

It was in a not-very-wide ‘Open Space’ and on a floor where several vivacious young people got together. Amidst chit chat and laughter, I was born.

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13 Jun

On cloud nine – where else?

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Okay, it’s time to ‘fess up and come clean. I’ve been lying through my teeth… for years, repeatedly, every time I was asked the question. Lying out of fear of ridicule, fear of humiliation...

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06 Jun

Art Kitli: New Objects in the Old City

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  Written by Seema Khanwalkar

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.

02 Jun

Art Kitli: The Elusiveness of Truth...

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  Written by Lissa Chazot

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.

02 Jun

Art Kitli: Primitive Art: a vanished reality?

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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.

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25 May

A man-shaped woman’s space?

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  Written by Esha Vaish

Manjuben Truckdriver has created space for herself in a very macho world – but has she shaped the space to herself or vice versa?

09 May

Bending space and light

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  Written by Arshia Sattar

Public spaces need art -- not the municipal commissioned variety, but art that enthralls, delights and adds new dimensions to our public spaces.

09 May

Come back, sparrow!

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  Written by Arshia Sattar

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.

09 May

How I taught grandma to text

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  Written by Amruta Lakhe

If you lose your sense of wonder and curiosity, says my grandmother, you lose the capacity to grow... And so we decided to explore the art of messaging...

09 May

The red light

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  Written by Amruta Lakhe

What happens when two enthusiastic girls get lost in the winding lanes of inner Pune? They make discoveries that they would, perhaps, have rather avoided!

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