Frida Kahlo took selfies (self-portraits) way before the word ‘selfie’ was named by Oxford Dictionaries as word of the year in 2013. Her unmistakable look is recreated almost every year by artists and on runways by one fashion designer or the other. So, this year’s Halloween has been quite a chic affair as I decided…Continue reading Channeling My Inner Frida
It’s Karva Chauth today and I’ve got Mehndi on my palms this year and have been on an all-day fast. No water even! And going to break the fast at moonrise which is expected at 8:17 pm in Bangalore today. Phew! That’s a good 24-hour fast. The things people do for love! Apart from hugely…Continue reading Happy Karva Chauth
Do you have a hobby? And by hobby I don’t mean listening to music or watching Movies. Do you make/do something in your free time? Like run, cycle, bake, knit, collect stuff, paint, draw, dance, sing, play a sport, photograph, hike or travel? I solve Sudokus and crosswords daily, read a lot, walk and cycle…Continue reading Are Hobbies Dead?
I’m a 90s kid and grew up on MTV, Beavis and Butthead, The Hallmark Channel and watching Romeo and Juliet a hundred times on Star Movies. Don’t get me wrong, I love Romeo and Juliet especially Baz Luhrman’s outrageously theatrical version of this eternal love story. It’s 2018 but I still sometimes catch myself humming…Continue reading Best Advice Ever From Baz Luhrman
When you are a passionate artist, your career is all about the process and development of your chosen craft. Whether it’s writing, composing, painting, installation art, movie making or photography it goes without saying that all artists need a patron in order to create an impactful body of work. In the good old days in…Continue reading How To Write A Winning Artist Grant Proposal in 7 Easy Steps
1. Remove any stimuli (all books, reading material, writing material, art supplies, all apps on my phone, any computer with or without an internet connection) 2. Force me to go hangout with a bunch of people who are only capable of procrastination, only talk about how bad their jobs are, how their life revolves around…Continue reading What’s Your Idea Of Hell