Culture

Exploring the Portrayal of an Everyday Woman in ‘Soni’ (2019)

Earlier this year, Soni was released as a Netflix original depicting the lives of two policewomen against the social crises that women face every day. While many films in the recent past have deflected from portraying realism, Soni shows us things exactly as they are, creating a quiet corner for itself in Hindi cinema industry. Here’s…

Smita Agarwal sings her poem to the rhythm of ‘Bhatiyali’

Smita Agarwal is a professor, poet and a trained singer from Allahabad, who not only writes poetry but also sings her poems to the tunes of folk music. At the 100 thousand poets for change in Mumbai, she sang her poem to the tune of Bhatiyali—a folk song that comes from parts of West Bengal.…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Journey-of-Vivek-Chaudhary.jpg Journey of Vivek Chaudhary : From making films to unlearning-and-relearning filmmaking on the job

One-third of the trio that made Goonga Pehelwan and won the national award for it, Vivek Chaudhary is now flying solo and working on two parallel documentaries on opium economy which are already drawing eyeballs. Read about his dramatic journey as a film maker-researcher here.  We meet at a cafe which I visit frequently. It’s…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/The-museum-is-situated-in-the-municipal-park-of-Dessau.jpg Dessau celebrates the centenary year of Bauhaus Art School by dedicating a museum to its legacy

Paying homage to the influential legacy left behind by the great Bauhaus Art School, the German town of Dessau inaugurates the Bauhaus Museum Dessau on the anniversary of the school’s centenary year. Here’s a brief introduction to the Bauhaus and…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/LGBT-Article-COVER-2-1.jpg A glimpse into art and the depiction of the LGBTQIA+ community

Here’s a glimpse into some positive steps that were taken or are being taken towards understanding the LGBTQIA+ community in the field of arts & culture. If we trace mainstream art through the years, we are bound to find heteronormativity…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Journey-of-Abhinay-Banker.jpg Journey of Abhinay Banker : A thespian playing multiple roles

Abhinay Banker, an actor, a director, a writer, a teacher and most recently an RJ, is one of the most recognisable faces of our city’s already rich history of performing arts. In this piece, we map his journey. The first…


Events

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/GAME-OF-LIGHTS.jpg GAME OF LIGHTS by Chaula Doshi

GAME OF LIGHTS Chaula Doshi’s unexampled exhibition of experimental artworks. You are invited to grace the exhibition and experience the dual dance of Light and Dark from 12th to 17th November.

2019-11-12 16:00:00 2019-11-17 16:00:00 Asia/Kolkata GAME OF LIGHTS by Chaula Doshi GAME OF LIGHTS by Chaula Doshi

Hatheesing Visual Art Gallery,
Opp. Gujarat University, Navrangpura, AHMEDABAD.

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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Gauri-Dancer.jpg Gauri Dancer – Opening and Book Launch

Anil Relia With Waswo X. Waswo and Sonika Soni – Rajesh Soni  

2019-11-19 16:00:00 2019-11-24 16:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Gauri Dancer – Opening and Book Launch Gauri Dancer – Opening and Book Launch

Amdavad Ni Gufa,
Opp. Gujarat University, Navragpura, Ahmedabad.

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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/TRIBUJ-Painting-Exhibition.jpg TRIBUJ – Painting Exhibition

TRIBUJ – Painting Exhibition Recent Art work by – Milan Desai, Bansi Khatri, Girish Khatri  

2019-11-12 16:00:00 2019-11-17 16:00:00 Asia/Kolkata TRIBUJ – Painting Exhibition TRIBUJ – Painting Exhibition

Amdavad Ni Gufa,
Opp. Gujarat University, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad.

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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Childrens-Mega-Project-Exhibition.jpg Children’s Mega Project Exhibition

The wait is over ! ​ The Preschoolers and Primary school students of Redbricks are back with their annual #MegaProjectExhibition . Exhibiting around the theme “Exploring Creativity and Imagination,” preschoolers will showcase their work on ‘Crafting Toys & Tales’ while Class 1 to 4 will display the ‘Curious Kids Museum’ and ‘Tiny Tots Picture Book’…

2019-11-16 11:00:00 2019-11-17 11:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Children’s Mega Project Exhibition Children’s Mega Project Exhibition

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Opposite Shashwat Bunglows, next to arjun house, rajpath club road, bodakdev, Ahmedabad, India 380054

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Yatra Archives

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Netflix.Com_.jpg Why Netflix clicks with audiences and filmmakers alike

Streaming platforms like Netflix have enabled new cinema to emerge in exciting ways and these often turn out to be great alternatives to mainstream cinema. What makes this phenomenon possible? We explore. I’m 10 minutes into watching Nanette on Netflix…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Heritage-homes-in-Ahmedabad-Host-Airbnb-Guests.jpg Heritage homes in Ahmedabad host Airbnb guests

Check out some highly rated heritage Airbnb properties in Ahmedabad that are more than a century old but don’t cost a fortune!  Enjoy the basic amenities of a hotel while you revel in the local cuisine, colour and hospitality. The…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Shubigi-Rao-Art.jpg Shubigi Rao selected to curate the fifth edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale in 2020

Let’s know Shubigi Rao, who has recently been selected as the curator for the 2020 Kochi Muziris Biennale, for her “exceptional acumen and inventive sensibilities” The format of the art biennale to showcase contemporary visual art, across the world is modeled on…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Dr-Yatin-Desai-Orthopaedic-surgeon.jpg The call of the mountains: orthopaedic Dr Yatin Desai’s advice on trekking

In this piece 64 year old Dr Yatin Desai, shares with CY his inspiring story of how to scale towering mountains with utmost ease and how this life adventure activity can shape human character and health. Chances are high that…