Articles by Manik Sharma
Mar 25, 2017
Ways of seeing: Vibha Galhotra’s exhibition says that the Apocalypse need not be an event, if you care to look differentlyDelhi-based, Vibha Galhotra, through her exhibition [IN]SANITY IN THE AGE OF REASON, is trying to perhaps ask, and find some answers.
Mar 19, 2017
To be a tree, or not to be: Sumana Roy’s first book takes you on an incredible meditative journeySumana Roy’s first book, How I Became a Tree (Aleph Book Company), is perhaps, that tilt in the bridge.
Mar 12, 2017
Tale of Two Cities: Artists from India, Sri Lanka mine Varanasi, Anuradhapura for inspirationTale of Two Cities presents a novel way of addressing politics and that of cultural exchange between India and Sri Lanka
Feb 26, 2017
Hindi pulp fiction: With Ved Prakash Sharma's death, genre has received another blowWith the death of Ved Prakash Sharma last week, the world of Hindi pulp fiction suffered another blow. How did it lose its once undisputed status as the biggest mass readers' market?
Feb 11, 2017
Portraits of the 'primitive': The Konyaks, Nagaland's headhunting tribe, are the subject of a new exhibitionFanil Pandya's photos of the Konyaks, Nagaland's headhunting tribe, will change your perceptions of 'tribal' people
Jan 21, 2017
Live from Kashmir: This web series seeks to redefine the conflict in the Valley with its formatA new web series called 'Live from Kashmir' by the Mumbai-based Video Daddy team looks at the crisis in the Valley with a fresh format and perspective
Jan 21, 2017
Abhishek Majumdar's new play 'Muktidham' looks at 8th century conflict between Hinduism, BuddhismNoted playwright and director Abhishek Majumdar's latest production is Muktidham, a play is set in the 8th century, in a matha in a fictional town called Beerpur. Based on historical facts and then fictionalised, Majumdar's play looks at the roots of Hindu philosophy and attempts to interpret how the communal right wing had origins in intellectual thought and then "turned increasingly dogmatic and anti-intellectual itself".
Jan 17, 2017
Rohith Vemula's death anniversary: The Dalit scholar lives on in the eyes he helped openIndia is waking a year on from the day University of Hyderabad student Rohith Vemula committed suicide.
Jan 14, 2017
Delhi Book Fair 2017: The Indian Publisher seems to be pursuing buyers, not readersThe Indian publishing scene seems bent on establishing buyers, rather than establishing readers. This is very evident at the Delhi Book Fair as well
Jan 08, 2017
Autohead director Rohit Mittal: The human race's definition of masculinity is scaryRohit Mittal, the director of the film Autohead, which was released on Netflix on new year’s eve and has been gathering good reviews, talks about his inspiration, class and poverty ridden conflicts in India, and why he felt he needed to mock the camera itself.