What's the connection between LSD and bicycles? 12 artists take viewers on a psychedelic two-wheeler trip
This Bicycle Day, 12 Indian artists take inspiration from the culture built around the controversial substance and celebrate it with their art. The works will be printed on perforated blotting paper, as a homage to the medium through which the substance is consumed. The exhibition started on 16 April and will continue till 30 April in Method, Bandra (Mumbai).
The Nail House: Themes of loss, belongingness attached to crumbling city habitats explored in a photo exhibition
A nail house is a term that refers to homes where residents refuse to vacate and abandon their premises despite the pressure from builder sharks, thugs and corrupt officials. The guise of re-development, and the lure of a new square foot area, couples with coercion and intimidation. A loner, a family might dig their heels into their stand-alone and crumbling habitats. Eventually, time swallows the grit and determination to hold on.
From vast Roman Catholic cathedrals to Protestant churches, this year's Easter celebrations were marked by COVID-19 restrictions
Christianity’s most joyous feast day was celebrated worldwide with the faithful spaced apart in pews and singing choruses of “Hallelujah” through face coverings on a second Easter Sunday marked by pandemic precautions.
In pictures: From Holi to Palm Sunday, springtime holy days and festival observations across the globe
Springtime ushered in a host of religious holidays and festivals observed by the faithful around the world.
The Corona Quilt Project presents a diversity of experiences, celebrating the strength and the resilience of people.
Amid coronavirus pandemic, historical theatre shows in Greece go online ahead of bicentennial celebrations
To commemorate the bicentennial of the 1821-1832 Greek War of Independence, several historical theatre productions were lined up in Greece, including the Greek National Opera’s new production of “Despo,” one of the events marking 200 years since the war that resulted in Greece’s independence from the Ottoman Empire and rebirth as a nation.
Decade after Tohoku quake, a look at how the Japanese rebuilt the region amid govt apathy, radiation fears
Despite the setbacks and uneven progress, the Tohoku of 2021 is a testament to a collective force of will — national, local and personal.
The panoramic mural, titled ‘We Are’, spreads the message of shared humanity, of how people suffering or having recovered from AIDS deserve equal rights and a place in society.
Many rites, traditions and observances continue to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic, more than a year after the disease was first identified.
These hour-long walks are being curated by Mumbai-based Khaki Tours in collaboration with the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) and are conducted over the weekends on Saturdays and Sundays.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic the traditional 'Rosenmontag' carnival parade are canceled but eight floats are pulled through the empty streets in Duesseldorf, where normally hundreds of thousands of people would celebrate the street carnival.
With this year’s Carnival cancelled, most showed up in the Uncle Sam themed costumes they’d used last year and made a quick dash up a single street.
From Oedipus to Yeh Bhi Jungle, Woh Bhi Jungle: A look at theatre productions under the Alkazis over the years
Feisal Alkazi's book Enter Stage Right contains rare archival pictures of scenes from theatre productions by the family over the years. View them here:
From the Chennai Photo Biennale, images that celebrate the everyday, unsung heroes of a pandemic year
In collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry, Chennai Photo Biennale launched a nation-wide open call for photo-stories to celebrate the everyday unsung heroes of India. The entries are then put up on display on www.my2020hero.in as a virtual exhibition.
In her book Gandhi in the Gallery, Sumathi Ramaswamy explores why and how India’s modern and contemporary artists have over the past century sought out Gandhi as their muse and invested in him across a wide range of media from painting and sculpture to video installation and digital production.
Biodiversity by the Bay: Festival's virtual exhibit features artists' vibrant reflections on Mumbai's ecosystem
The festival ran from 5 October to 25 October and was made up of the three elements of music, art and comedy that would highlight the issues faced by Mumbai's biodiversity.
Noted German-Argentine photographer Gerardo Korn combines his eternal love for Buenos Aires, the so-called Paris of South America with his childhood fascination for cars. Some of the models featured in his project include the likes of Torino, Dodge, Rambler, Peugeot, Chevy, Chevrolet, among others, of the late 1960s and '70s.
A fundraising initiative, titled 'For the Love of Beirut', is led by Ruwa and Gulf Photo Plus in partnership with Beirut Center of Photography, In My House, and Jadaliyya to celebrate love and an intimate appreciation for Beirut, and to support the communities affected by the blast.
St+art India creates mural at Mumbai's Mahim Junction in honour of the city's frontline workers in COVID-19 fight
Located on an expansive facade of the Mahim railway station, the mural celebrates the ‘Heroes of Mumbai’ - who have braved adversity and put their own lives at risk to make sure that we are safe.