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Art loves a tragedy

In Mehsampur, Kabir Singh Chowdhry crafts a film that has no time for labels but offers a glimpse into the ethics of filmmaking

Man comes out after spending 7 long days inside a rock; becomes a sensation

The hole that only allowed the person to sit up and stock his essentials - water, soup, and dried meat - housed the artist for as many as seven days.

Young and Restless

Astad Deboo returns to the complexities of the Northeast in Rhythm Divine II: River Runs Deep

From Ash to Dust

Using ash as his medium, artist GR Iranna reflects on the impermanence of life and its transitory nature in his new instillation

Subodh Gupta, Bharti Kher to be Rashtrapati Bhavan’s artists-in-residence

The programme seeks to provide an environment, which will inspire creative thinking and rejuvenate artistic impulses.

‘The consciousness of a new India is emerging from the Dalit fire’

Kerala actor Ramachandran Mokeri aka Dogtor Mockery on his performance piece on Rohith Vemula

Ramjas College row: Here’s how protests shape songs with a view

As Delhi University students debate free speech after the Ramjas College incident, musicians and theatrepersons tell us how protest shapes their songs and plays.

Gulzar to inaugurate art show on naturescapes

Titled Shakhein: Another Tree, Another Sky, the show by Delhi-based artist Renuka Varma has been curated by Alka Pande.

Chhatrapati Shivaji museum: Over 50,000 exhibits of ancient India

The latest attraction here is a Mummy’s exhibition. But 29-year-old Chinese national Feng Yi and his wife visited it to check it out in comparison to the Louvre Museum in Paris.

A Fine Specimen

Telugu actor Rana Daggubati recently expressed interest to star in a film about the man known as ‘Indian Hercules’ Who was Kodi Ramamurthy Naidu and what is his story?

Artists of the Floating World: Breaking stereotypes

With its deep engangement with the history, politics and culture of its land, a new crop of Bangladeshi artists is breaking stereotypes and making the international art world sit up and take note.