Urban Sketching: Siddhaih Road, Bangalore

The Urban Sketchers Bengaluru meet in the first week of August was all about automobile repair shops. We met across  Urvashi…

Celebrating Indian Handloom Day

The Amlan Store, of Orissa Cooperative Tasar and Silk Federation Ltd (SERIFED), has beautiful murals showcasing Orissa handloom. I have…

Dust, Noise, and Colors – Urban Sketching at Russell Market

Russell Market was an assault on the senses – there was movement everywhere, a cacophony of colors and shapes, making…

Benne Dosa at Gururaj Canteen, the Oldest Dosa Canteen In Davengere

On our way to Sirsi, on a hot summer afternoon in May, we stopped at Davengere, to sample the Benne…

The INTACH Warrior of Orissa: Anil Dhir

‘Traveling—it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.’ – Ibn Battuta Orissa is often in the news for…

Glimpses of Odisha Through Craft Conversations

A Different Kind of Raja & Eid Celebration Bhubaneswar is still waiting for a respite from the grueling heat. Monsoon…

Bengaluru’s first Indie Comix Festival showcases independent creators

Bengaluru’s first Indie Comix Festival (ICF) showcased a host of self-published, alternative stories from over twenty comic book artists. The free, all-day event was held at Bengaluru on May 20th, 2018, at the Rangoli Metro Art Centre. Art in Transit project of the Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology collaborated with ICF to host the festival.