A Glimpse into Paresh Maity’s Visual Art Odyssey

National award winning painter Paresh Maity is thrusting contemporary art forward with his enormous creations. We met the affable artist at Art E’ Fair 2017 and talked with him about his work, his thoughts and his upcoming solo exhibition in Ahmedabad next year, his first in the Heritage City. We find out what inspires him. Image Credit…

Whatsapp Fever in Seniors

With over 1.2 billion active monthly users WhatsApp is the most popular mobile app for sharing messages. Its impact on how the young socialise is phenomenal, but equally unsettling is to know its influence on the 50+ age group of users and the advent of new therapeutic challenges borne out of New age Digital Disorders.… Bahubali's letter to the Indian Film Industry

मेरे प्रिय भारतीय फिल्म जगत के मित्रो,   मै आ गया हु ! मुझसे डरे नहीं, मै तो आपकी सुरक्षा केलिए ही आया हु ! कई लोग बोल रहे थे के सिनेमा पैसे कमाने का माध्यम है – शायद हो सकता है , पर जो मुझे सही नहीं लगा वो यह मान लेना की सिनेमा… Experience an Organic Summer in India – CY’s List of Farm Residencies for This Vacation Season

With the mercury rising and the hustle and bustle of the city refusing to diminish, plan an organic trip this summer to fill your soul with nature, farming and a taste of rustic life. Check out CY’s list of farm… AU’s Centre for Heritage Management : forming the missing link of Heritage Ecosystem

In the growing heritage awareness scenario of Ahmedabad, the Centre for Heritage Management has played a significant role in nourishing cultural forces that cultivate the legacy of the city. Management in Heritage April 18th, is celebrated across the world as… Leading Thinkers on Creativity and the Common Cultural Misconceptions that Shroud the Word

‘Creativity’ is today’s choicest term. And yet much mysticism has come to cloud this word over time. Unlike the illusive imagery that accompanies the pronouncement of this word – I’m thinking of hair suspended in a perpetual state of static,…

Events Stories and Sketchbooks at Chitrakatha ’17

Chitrakatha is a biennial international animation film festival hosted at National Institute of Design and attracts talented animators and storytellers from all over the world. Kaagazi will be there with its own collection of sketchbooks and stories at the foyer. Also, please join for a fun workshop on storytelling on 26th & 27th October. For…

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National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India Figuring Archives

“Figuring Archives—artistic projects combining archival research, material evidence, and architectural preservation practice.” The exhibition by Sonal Mithal brings together the following projects that she has been developing over a period of past two years: Tension and Resistance: mixed media representing tension and resistance in the almost fast-becoming-redundant jute industry at Howrah. This was curated by…

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Kanoria Gallery For Arts, Kanoria Centre For Arts, KL Campus, Opp. Gujarat University, Navarangpura, Ahmedabad Furniture Expo 2017

Furniture Expo 2017 on 23-24-25 December at Gujarat University Exhibition hall, Ahmedabad Source: Facebook

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Gujarat University Exhibition Hall, 132 Ring Road, Near Helmet Circle, Ahmedabad, India 380009 Makerfest 2018

Maker Fest is an Indian maker movement pioneer, launched in 2014 at National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. It is an amalgamation of celebration where invention, creativity and resourcefulness meets at a common ground. Source: Facebook

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Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, India

Yatra Archives His Pictures Tell Your Story : a Heart to Heart talk with photographer Vivek Desai

If photographers today wish to cover an age-old festival popular in a remote village, all they need to do is google for details. Date, place, time, schedule, it’s all listed on the well-designed website. Camera bag and lens in order,… 37th Saptak Annual Music Festival peaks during the weekend!

Day 7 ends with audience saying ‘Wah Ustad’ The seventh day of the music festival featured three concerts namely a violin recital by Vidushi Kala Ramanathan, Gundecha brothers presented drupad music and a Santoor recital by Shri. Rahul Sharma accompanied by… Sleep Comes Like A Drug : Fab Fables #5

It was July. This time, the monsoon was heavy and the moisture-laden air had dampened everything. But for the streak of yellow light originating from the street lamp, the room was dark.   He got up again with his toe… પ્રાર્થના / prayer (અસત્યો માંહેથી પ્રભુ! પરમ સત્યે તું લઈ જા)

Prayer by Nahnalal અસત્યો માંહેથી પ્રભુ! પરમ સત્યે તું લ‍ઈ જા, ઊંડા અંધારેથી, પ્રભુ! પરમ તેજે તું લઈ જા; મહામૃત્યુમાંથી, અમૃત સમીપે નાથ લ‍ઈ જા. તું-હીણો હું છું તો, તુજ દરસનાં દાન દ‍ઈ જા. પિતા! પેલો આઘે, જગત વીંટાતો સાગર…