A Reservoir full of Dam(n) Pleasure

A Reservoir full of Dam(n) Pleasure

(Article first published in www.travelanddeal.com, edited by Siddharth Tagore & Paramjot Walia on 30th June 2014)   Manchinabele dam or reservoir or however you address it, is located just thirty kilometers away from Bengaluru. This distance-measure is to be done...
ARTICLE: To Draw is to Articulate, Not Yield!

ARTICLE: To Draw is to Articulate, Not Yield!

To draw is a verb, more than a noun, in the visual cultural representation of India. Despite the historic uncertainties of its origin in the Indian art context, its relevance with political independence is deeply etched. The new nation’s political will was to act (as...
What is right with Indian Art History?

What is right with Indian Art History?

A couple of years ago I was discussing about the nature of discourse around visual arts with a professor from Santiniketan. Obviously he was from the department of art history. “Things are fine with Cultural Study, but what happens to Art History in that case?” he...