How the winds of social change helped Kutiayattam move out of the confines of the Kuttambalams or the temple stages and garner new formats and followers.
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How Govind Dholakia polished his skills in the diamonds crafting business
In Adbhut, author Meena Arora Nayak brings to life the marvellous creatures in Indian mythology and folklore.
French traveller Francos Bernier writes of ‘living flowerbeds’ while describing the use of the Kalamkari work sourced from Machilipatnam in the Mughal rule in India
American Vogue editor Woolman Chase returned to New York empty handed from France. And the magazine pages were blank. Chase had an idea.
The book explores Kudiyattam as a phenomenon and the triangular relationship among the ways of doing of the performers, the ways of seeing of the audience…
How the history of India’s art cinema connects to the socio-political movements in the country. Growing up, I had two misconceptions about ‘art’ cinema. That it…
In this interview with Nasreen Munni Kabir, Mangeshkar also lists the excuses she used to come up with as a child to avoid singing
How Amoghavarsha brought together an unprecedented concentration of poets and teachers to decorate his court at Manyakheta
A Chennai signboard painter with a ‘scrap pile’ goldmine.