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 …

Care For Some Colour And Pattern, Adulting World? – My Interview

November 6, 2016 0 Comments

I met Haripriya K Rao for the first time when she came to interview me while interning at the New Indian Express in April 2016 – my first interview ever (you can read it here). I cherish her visit all the more because she was the first visitor at 9 a.m, well before the gallery …

Drawing Time-Lapse Video

September 21, 2016 0 Comments

  Its been the perfect weather to stay in and curl up on the couch with a hot cuppa and a book. I’ve always wanted to make a time-lapse video while I draw and I just did it thanks to the innumerable Cauvery-related Bangalore strikes lately. Usually, it takes hours, even days for me to …

Mandalas Of The Mind

July 27, 2016 0 Comments

I’ve always been drawn to Mandalas. What’s not to love about perfect symmetry and kaleidoscopic bursts of colour, right? Mandalas formed a majority of the artwork in my mother’s portfolio. The only way I can  describe her work is to call it a monochromatic melancholic  monologue. For all the implicit sadness in her art, my mum was a feisty …

Of Memories and Childhood

July 8, 2016 0 Comments

My favorite subject when I was a Psychology major in college was Human Development. Initially I was quite surprised that such a big chunk of the course material was dedicated to childhood considering there are other important phases in life like adolescence, adulthood and of course old age. Like Frederick Douglass said, “It is easier …

Soulmates, Karma and Reincarnation – A Religious Hypothesis

July 6, 2016 0 Comments

In preparation for my just concluded ‘Project Soulmates’, I had to do a bit of soul-searching/Google-searching. It was interesting to know how so many different religions have such a similar viewpoint on the concept of soulmates. A long time ago, I had read somewhere that each of us has seven soul mates. When we are …