For art curation in India, challenge lies not only in preserving culture, but also envisioning what must be preserved
What is the role of an art curator at a time when truth has become a major casualty?
Rehman, who was born in 1930 in Haryana in pre-partitioned India, worked as an editor for various newspapers in his journalistic career spanning more than 65 years and was a founding member of the Pakistan-India People's Forum for Peace and Democracy.
'Collective', a documentary on corruption in Romanian healthcare, becomes country's first Oscars' nomination
The film recounts the corruption and incompetence in Romania's healthcare system in the aftermath of a 2015 deadly nightclub fire, has been nominated for both best documentary and best international feature film.
In Mexico, hunger and unemployment force many former sex workers back into trade amid COVID-19 pandemic
Conditions that have always been tough for the women who ply the trade in Mexico City — violence by clients and gangs who prey on prostitutes and shakedowns by corrupt police — got even worse during the pandemic.
A new book gives glimpses into life and times of India's foremost Dalit thinkers, from Ambedkar to Rani Jhalkaribai
The authors' objective in writing this book was to ensure that the stories of these Dalit icons don't get lost in the oral re-telling of history.
With at least two TV dramas and one feature film in the pipeline about 15 April, the drama of that night and the race to save the 850-year-old building looks set to be further graven in the public memory.
The empress, the museum and the curator: A fresh twist in story of Tehran's Museum of Contemporary Art
Donna Stein, an American curator who lived in Tehran between 1975 and 1977 and played a small but important role in assembling the collection, has written a memoir, The Empress and I: How an Ancient Empire Collected, Rejected and Rediscovered Modern Art.
In Beloved Beasts, Michelle Nijhuis shows that history can help contextualise and guide modern conservation
Through the eyes and actions of individuals, Beloved Beasts portrays the evolution of the surprisingly young field from a pursuit almost solely of the privileged Western elite to “a movement that is shaped by many people, many places, and many species.”
Is it a Game of Thrones multiverse already? From Winds of Winter, House of Dragons to other inspirations, all that's in the pipeline
From TV spinoffs to the long-awaited final books, Game of Thrones fans have a lot to look forward to.
His book Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives was about understanding the present in order to predict the future.
Books of the week: From Vinod Kumar Shukla's A Silent Place to Farah Bashir's Rumours of Spring, our picks
Our weekly roundup of books that should be on your radar.
After the release of 'Honey Bee', composer AR Rahman reached out to Sinha directly via Instagram, informing her that he’d shared her song on Twitter.
‘We should judge systems like the police in how they respond to people with the least, not the most’: Sonia Faleiro
The culmination of four years of exhaustive research on the Budaun teenagers’ deaths, Faleiro's new book, The Good Girls, paints a distressing picture of gendered inequalities in modern India.
INTACH appeals to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to save Khuda Bakhsh Library, other heritage structures of Patna
The library, started in 1891 by eminent personality Khuda Bakhsh Khan, a bibliophile from Bihar who had painstakingly built the collection, is a jewel of art, culture and academia.
Through its 10-episode run, the series — about 10 days in the life of a Black family who have just moved into the white neighbourhood of East Compton in 1950s California — keeps the horror at fever pitch.
Orwell Prizes 2021: Longlists for all four categories announced; winners to be declared around 25 June
The Orwell Foundation honours writers for their works that largely fall under the four categories of political writing, political fiction, journalism, and exposing Britain’s social evils.
Read an excerpt from Meghaduta: Abhay K translates Kalidasa's magnum opus for a contemporary audience
Multiple translations of Kalidasa's work in several languages have made the poem accessible to people across centuries. However, in his 2021 translation, poet and editor Abhay K's attempt is to approach Meghaduta with a contemporary lens.
In the most 'diverse' year for BAFTA, Nomadland, Rocks, The Mauritanian among top contenders for the awards
For the first time, the British Academy has introduced an extra round of voting in all categories to strive for greater diversity.
Thirty-year-old Lynn Thant, not his real name, started the underground newsletter and gave it the edgy name Molotov to appeal to young people.
Men were more likely to see Domino’s pizza delivery driver job ads on Facebook, while women were more likely to see Instacart shopper ads.