Invitation To My Book Launch

September 20, 2018 0 Comments

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 …

Invitation to ‘Elephant As God’ Exhibit

September 6, 2018 0 Comments

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

August 8, 2018 0 Comments

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 …

World Emoji Day : 10 Really Cool Things About Emoji

July 17, 2018 0 Comments

1. Emojis were first developed by Shigetaka Kurita for cell phones in 1999 2. World Emoji Day takes place on July 17 for a totally logical reason : The “calendar” emoji — a minimized version of Apple’s iCal icon for both its desktop and mobile app — shows the default date of July 17. 3. …

Emoji – The Universal Language Of Love

July 13, 2018 0 Comments

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, …

The Making Of ‘Code Chocolate’

July 12, 2018 0 Comments

Of Chocolates And Sweet Memories

July 9, 2018 0 Comments

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 …