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Women Empowerment Through the Eyes of 13 year-old artist

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13 year-old budding artist with Immense Talent and understanding paints on women empowerment  By – Svetlana Chatterjee from Dubai I had drawn this painting when i came to know about an art competition , and the theme was of my… Continue Reading →

Pictures criticizing the world’s most powerful, were banned by Facebook #censorship

This string of seven pictures by the Cuban artist Erik Ravelo was banned by Facebook from projection as the work was labelled provocative and the images garnered much controversy across the world. The collection contains seven pictures in which children… Continue Reading →

#Sundayreading – The shocking artist

GEORGINA MADDOX In this show Chintan Upadhyay revives his stuffed toys, making them less erotic and more poignant Gallery Espace In this show Chintan Upadhyay revives his stuffed toys, making them less erotic and more poignant In this show Chintan… Continue Reading →

Rape survivor says art kept her alive #Vaw

Pic courtesy– “Bound” by Hayley Rose Manash Pratim Gohain,TNN | Mar 3, 2014, 02.10 AM IST NEW DELHI: Immersed in her thoughts, she stares at a half-done painting on the lush green lawns of an art gallery. From a distance she looks like any other 19-year-old undergraduate… Continue Reading →

The Frozen Scream- #Sundayreading #Cinema

By Sayan Bhattacharya, Kindle Magazine 2013-02-03 Be it the searing Drohkaal or the complex Drishti, Govind Nihalani has dealt with diverse subject. One of the leading lights of the New Wave talks about the animation genre, the power of melodrama, his influences and more. You are… Continue Reading →

Facebook #Censorship- Salvador Dali and Phillipe Halsman, photos removed

“The photograph of Salvador Dali and Phillipe Halsman, “In voluptate mors” (which was iself inspired by Salvador Dali’s gouache Female Bodies as a Skull painting), was removed by FB as somebody had reported the image on grounds of Nudity. My first… Continue Reading →

Comrade Kumbhkarna play review- Sonalee Hardikar

If you like to go to the theatre so that you can take plays home in your head; if you want to go in search of images that will move you, even if you do not immediately ‘understand’ them, and… Continue Reading →

The feminist poets of Mumbra

Mohammed Wajihuddin, TNN | Mar 4, 2012, In a modest flat off a dusty lane in the Muslim-majority town of Mumbra, a group of young girls is sitting in a semi-circle. Before they entered the apartment, they were all covered… Continue Reading →

A democracy that sleeps

Suprateek Chatterjee, Hindustan Times, March 03, 2012 Exactly two months after alleged Maoist Arun Ferreira was granted bail, post a widely criticised four-year-long incarceration, comes playwright Ramu Ramanthan’s politically-charged play Comrade Kumbhakarna. The Hindi play, inspired by the 2007 arrests… Continue Reading →

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