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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Seema-Kohli.jpg The Khoji Returns with ‘Poetic Renditions of Existence’

Seema Kohli of Delhi is not unknown to Ahmedabad even as she came and conquered the town by starting her first solo show at 079 Stories the past weekend. For record’s sake, Seema actually debuted in Ahmedabad last year in March at the invitation of Petal Foundation-Art e Fair with a performance and an interaction with the invited audience, which is when a few of her works – Etchings about Lord Mahavir – were put on show for the Day alongside at the venue. The “experiential performance” coming from a visual artist with her co-dancer had created a buzz of sorts, more so for the selection of its off-beat venue in a car showroom. Coming to the show titled A Moonsong for the Sunbird; this was inaugurated at the buzzing 079 Stories on Saturday, August 31. Possibly her 33rd Solo, this one in Ahmedabad comes in collaboration with Mumbai-based Tao Art Gallery after Seema’s appearance at all major metros in India, at several prestigious art destinations and the world capitals from Melbourne in the Fareast to New York in the West, also covering places like Brussels and Venice with a few participations in the international Biennales thrown in, in between!…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Cramoisi-Art-Modern-and-Contemporary-4.jpg Cramoisi Set on a Firm Foothold…

Into their third exhibition in town, Cramoisi Art of Ahmedabad looks all set to gain a firm foothold for itself in the secondary market for visual arts. We say this as we finish our quick round of the show titled “Modern and Contemporary” that began on Saturday, September 14 at the in-house gallery of the…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Manan-Relia-Tanuja-Relia-Mallika-Sarabhai-Bhairavi-Modi-Anil-Relia.jpg Opening a window on the myriad colours of Dangs

L to R: Manan Relia, Tanuja Relia, Mallika Sarabhai, Bhairavi Modi, Anil Relia. (Photo courtesy: Archer Art Gallery) Geographic regions or cultural-ethnic groups as artist’s fancy are an accepted and popular trend in the art-world. Evidently, we see artists-photographers dwell on and recreate their studies and interpretations of places like Laddakh, Benares, Kutchh, deserts in…

  • https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/The-Indian-Portrait-Amdavad-Ni-gufa-gallery.jpg The Indian Portrait by Archer: Waiting for a Permanent Museum

    The much popular and well-known showing of The Indian Portrait by Archer Art Gallery has come a full circle. That’s, it has actually come to a significant milestone for these exhibitions under the series now with an overview in the tenth edition. Captioned “Visions of a Bygone Era: 1590 – 1890” this Xth show began with some huge turnout at the Herwitz Art Gallery in Amdavad ni Gufa campus on Tuesday. Starting nine years ago in October 2010, the personal collection of these portraits with art entrepreneur Anil Relia has enchanted the art circuit with some outstanding shows segmented under different themes – schools of style, courts, periods of history, regions, photo-realism, colonial influence on Raja Ravi Varma, et al, of the art of Portraiture in India pursued from the…




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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…