Saying It With Art – Art Therapy & Creative Expression

January 25, 2017 0 Comments

I’m fascinated by why people create the art they do and I love to inspire others to find their creative voice. I’m inspired by outsider art, artists who are considered provocative and raw, and people who do not follow social norms. I believe that to create one’s “masterpiece,” people must be authentic and draw from …

It’s Not My Cup Of Tea

January 19, 2017 0 Comments

“If a book is tedious to you, don’t read it; that book was not written for you.” —Jorge Luis Borges This is a great quote – not just from a reader’s or user’s perspective but from a creator’s perspective as well. It is impossible to please everyone all the time. Pursuing a creative passion, exhibiting/publishing …

8 Things I Loved And Loathed About Chitra Santhe

January 17, 2017 0 Comments

Chitra Santhe, Bangalore’s annual one day art fair was a bit like going to a shopping mall : With 1300 artists and their works packed on one street, hawkers hawking their wares, it was overcrowded and a pain to navigate. But the fair had its perks; for artists, this was an opportunity to show and, …

Happy Sankranthi

January 13, 2017 0 Comments

Here’s wishing you a very happy Sankranthi, Pongal and Lohri!

Invitation To Attend Museum of Memories

January 12, 2017 0 Comments

Im very pleased to invite you to the opening of the first edition of ‘Museum of Memories,’ where some of my work will be exhibited. Museum of Memories is an artistic response to issues of gender, violence and equality and features works of 17 artists from across India. It is created by Eduardo da Conceição …

Why Groping Is Not That Big A Deal In India

January 7, 2017 0 Comments

I have been a Bangalorean all my life and have faced several groping incidents as a child, teenager and adult – it’s a given in Bangalore at any crowded street/bus on any given day. It is sad that women in turn are asked to dress ‘modestly’, not step out alone or late, not make eye …

2017 Just Got A Jumpstart!

January 6, 2017 0 Comments

This is a great start to my 2017 alright! Isn’t it always so nice to get a pat on the back? I just learned that I’m a finalist at the Orange Flower Awards – Awarded to Digital Creative Superstars to celebrate India’s leading voices! I am so humbled to be chosen from among some of …