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Bright Walls, Ugly Truths: 7 Street Artists Transforming Our Cities

From spray painting phone numbers on walls to showcasing artistry at festivals, street artists in India have come a long way; indeed, so has...

A guide to abolish the notion of a “Good Indian Woman”

Sit properly.Don’t laugh so loudly.Good girls don’t wear such clothes.Girls from respectable families don’t stay out so late.Welcome to the world of an Indian...

Online project ‘Happily unmarried’ celebrates Indian women who stay single

“Why aren’t you married as yet?!” This is a question many Indian women have had to field over the years, from parents, friends, relatives,...

Priya Dali’s comic is an Introspection on Childhood Games and Sexuality

A self described work-in-progress, illustrator Priya Dali uses her art to deal with questions of sex and identity. Her graphic story ‘I Wanted to...

Artist Devika Sundar’s latest series is about deconstructing the idea of...

Normal is an insidious idea that more often than not, makes people doubt and question themselves. It is a subjective concept that varies according...

Healing through Art: The Art Outreach Society

On a Sunday afternoon, the children at Udhaya Bhavan showed us the models of houses they'd made from ice-cream sticks, smiling with pride. Each...

A display of platonic love: Indian Men Holding Hands

Fingers intertwined.Fingers laced.Holding hands has been used to symbolize romantic love by Western authors for as long as the written word has existed. As...

Bangalore Literature Festival 2018 – Day 1

Inhabitants of Bangalore not only braved it’s much dreaded traffic but also the scorching sun to be at the 7th edition of the Bangalore...

Shantanu Anand and his chapbook of poetry: exploring identities, gender and...

An individual is made up of a number of identities. Some that one inherits, some that one adopts. But how conscious are we of...

Artist Rajyashri Goody explores Dalit voice, representation through family photos +...

Nowhere is the popular saying ‘You are what you eat’ as straightforward and complicated at the same time as in India, where we symbolically...

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