Invitation To My Book Launch

Art In Transit will be publishing and launching my zine ‘Who Is Bangalore?’ – An Illustrated Guide To Food Memories From My Hometown, as part of an Anthology that includes the work of 4 other chosen artists. The book/Anthology will be released simultaneously in Bangalore and San Franciscio as part of the Festival Of Stories […]

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

Wishing you good health, great wealth, lots of prosperity and so much more this Ganesh Chaturthi. My second solo show titled ‘Elephant As God’ is a month-long exhibition at The Art Corridor, Taj West End. My recently launched book with the same title is not just a compilation of my artwork that comprise 21 works […]

Invitation to ‘Elephant As God’ Exhibit

He’s known as Daisho Kangiten, the deity of joy in Japan. Maha Peinne or great bliss in Myanmar. His sculptures adorn Angkor Vat in Cambodia and he is an ambivalent, quasi-demonic figure in Tantric Buddhism. In India, Ganapati or Ganesha enjoys the unique disposition of being revered and kitsch at the same time—worshipped as the […]

Happy Krishna Janmashtami

This here is my favourite verse from the Gita. The Gita is set in a narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer Lord Krishna. When I was in school, we’d start each day chanting any one full chapter from the Gita. There is a rhythm and way to […]

All Photos Are Fake

“Don’t make the mistake of comparing your twisted-up insides to people’s blow-dried outsides.” – Mary Karr There are some things we all know to be true but still tend get carried away with. Instagram photos for instance. It looks like everyone is living in paradise while you are slogging away to pay EMIs you wish […]

Happy 5800th Birthday!

Nothing is more frightening than mortality. Except maybe immortality. Anyone who’s watched zombie and vampire shows knows that immortality can really suck. I am not a fan of living forever, although I know a few people who would love to. For one, I hate the thought of eternal root touch up appointments at the salon. […]