27 November, 2021
Armin Hofmann’s Color portfolio along with his seven original serigraphs were offered by him as a gift to Giraben as a color workshop was held at Shanti Sadan. It was the first in a series of events to follow the Learning Color initiative. Learning Color at Shanti Sadan aims at stimulating connections between approaches while also incorporating reflections and research interests of individual participants, in and around color.
more... Shanti Sadan
13 November, 2021
White color is the color which could be achieved by restraining desire. For 500 years during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), palaces and nobles gave up the pleasure of seeing various colors and insisted on using ascetic white tableware and ceramics. It was due to the influence of Confucianism and The people in the Joseon Dynasty came to enjoy the unobtrusive and modest beauty.
more... Bohnchang Koo
29 October, 2021
The year 1918 marks a significant turn in the emergence of global labour movements, unfolding different trajectories in various parts of the world. In India, leaders of the independence movement significantly inspired workers to join hands with vast sections of society to become part of the freedom struggle. Ahmedabad was a crucial site in shaping the future of the national labour cause, with Gandhi leading the strike of textile workers in 1918 alongside Anasuya Sarabhai.
more... Catharina Hänsel and Chaired by Prof. Chinmay Tumbe and Prof. Barbara Harriss-White
22 October, 2021
Now existing on the periphery of Sound Art and Experimental Music, Seneviratne sculpts fascinatingly unique soundscapes using modified equipment and home-made DIY electronics which, at its heart, is concerned with process and extended technique.
more... Suren Seneviratne
૧૬ ઓક્ટોબર ૨૦૨૧
મહાત્મા ગાંધી માનતા હતા કે સ્વરાજના શાંતિપૂર્ણ આંદોલન માં ભારતની સ્ત્રીઓ પુરુષો કરતાં ઘણી આગળ નીકળી જવાની ક્ષમતા ધરાવે છે. એમણે ભારતની લાખો સ્ત્રીઓને પ્રેરણા આપી: એમણે માત્ર સ્વતંત્રતાની ચળવળમાં જોડાવાનું જ નથી, પરંતુ સત્યાગ્રહમાં મોખરે રહીને આગેવાની કરવાની છે.
વધુ... વર્ષા દાસ
09 October, 2021
The presentation concerns the concept of “prior art” in intellectual property rights law and whether colours can be copyrighted and therefore plagiarized. Colour will be considered as a universal gift (asset) and held in “escrow” – i.e., not belonging to anyone.
more... Gavin Keeney + OOI-MTA
25 September, 2021
The second pandemic summer was an isolated one for me, even more so than the first one. It was also a time of great restlessness and churning. It just so happened that as I began working on some unfinished works in my studio, this restless churning slowly found a rhythm and the following three months became the most prolific in my 10 years of practice as a sculptor. Like everything that happened over the summer, Indigo too was an encounter beyond my control
18 September, 2021
As the voice speaks, its murmuring sounds turn into reflection. Against the unbearable absolute of determinacy, it wants to posit an ecology of ambiguity that may assist cybernetic agents to enact the ever fluid echoes of emotional exchanges on the anthropocosmic stage of becoming.
more... Claudia Westermann
15 August, 2021
Medieval Veer Shaivas was a revolutionary sect of Karnataka that rejected the rigidities of Brahminical Hinduism such as gender and caste differences, temple-based rituals, and multiplicity of deities
more... Pradip Khandwalla
20 November, 2021
My painting process has gone through an interesting metamorphosis through years; one crucial aspect of the myriad discoveries along the way is my adherence to the colour theory. Taking cues from Picasso’s Blue Period paintings, and Alice Neel’s expressionistic colour application in the figurative art among other influences, most recently I dug deeper into the nuances of colour in the series of works focussing on mundane, commonplace objects.
more... Rajesh Naidu