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 […]

5 Secrets Of Start-Up Hiring

Photo : Taken with LOC Interview Candidates on 4th August 2018 as part Internsfair at NSRCEL IIM-B One of the first people you’ll hire as a start-up are interns. I mean, you can still spend hours manually updating that customer database of yours but the idea of hiring young, optimistic and talented interns to do […]

Emoji – The Universal Language Of Love

Emojis were first developed by Shigetaka Kurita for cell phones in 1999, these 12 x 12 pixel humble masterpieces of design planted the seeds for the explosive growth of a new visual language. Nineteen years later, Emoji has burst into a new form of global digital communication. Emoji reassert the human in the deeply impersonal, […]

Of Chocolates And Sweet Memories

My edible art installation titled ‘Code Chocolate’ grew out of my interaction with an Indian Chocolatier at IIMB who has set up a chocolate factory called Sihi Chocolaterie and holds a Masters in chocolate arts from the César Ritz School, Switzerland – Akshaya Ravindra Babu. The objects in ‘Code Chocolate’ draw connections between the memories […]