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Walk the Talk Malleshwaram Hogona!

Malleshwaram Hogona! Is a street art project aimed to reclaim walking spaces to ultimately make them safer for women and the local community. The street art project called Malleshwaram Hogona (that means let’s go to Malleshwaram) is a collaboration that has 12 art works by 13 artists with Geechu Galu and the Bengaluru Moving Campaign.… Read More Walk the Talk Malleshwaram Hogona!

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House of Three

House by Three, a sustainable luxury enterprise merges high fashion, luxury clothing and luxury interiors to help people lead the luxe life. House of Three is clothing for the mind, body and soul. What started as a pret label based on an aesthetics of a marriage of contrasts, drawing from anthropology, art, architecture, geometry, music… Read More House of Three

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Art Gets a Delicious Makeover

Stories on a Banana Leaf is an online art exhibition by Museum of Art & Photography (MAP) that explores the intersection between food and art. A woman dances in between red chillies. A man fry’s fish on a stove. A capsicum that looks like a pumpkin. The common thread that connects these statements is food.… Read More Art Gets a Delicious Makeover

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Appemidi Mango

Appemidi (meaning raw unripe mango) is a mango that is endemic to Karnataka’s Western Ghats and is a tart, acidic mini mango variant that has a GI (Geographical indicator) tag in Karnataka. There are about 40 variants of this mango each of which has its own taste including one that tastes like cumin. Typically harvested from… Read More Appemidi Mango

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National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) workshop ‘Meghdhoot – The cloud messenger’

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) workshop ‘Meghdhoot – The cloud messenger’ seeks to interpret select verses of poet Kalidasa. And if you are looking to delve deeper, NCPA’s has a workshop that will help you broaden your perception towards the written art form and understand the thoughts of the original poet who… Read More National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) workshop ‘Meghdhoot – The cloud messenger’

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‘Unlocking the object’

‘Unlocking the object’ is an exhibition of paintings and sculpture where the narrative of an object and its relationship with memory for an artist is being showcased. What is common to S H Raza, Bhupen Kakker, T Vaikuntam, Mithu Sen, Arunkumar H G, Sakshi Gupta, George K, Nandi Shah, Banu Batliboi, Bheeshma Sharma, Gurjeet Singh,… Read More ‘Unlocking the object’

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Art Goes Green

Artists are making a case for sustainability and bringing the cause of the environment to the forefront by adopting green ways. Artists often find inspiration in nature and perhaps it is this ethos that is now spiraling a slow but sure movement where art itself is becoming natural and eco-conscious. Leading Korean pop artist, Choi… Read More Art Goes Green

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The Karuna Quilt Movement

The Karuna Quilt Movement has a two-fold intention of providing employment as well as appreciating frontline workers. When the pandemic arrived unannounced last year, it caught all of us by surprise. Life as we knew it was thrown out of gear and adapting to the ‘new normal’ in the face of depression and negativity has… Read More The Karuna Quilt Movement

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Art Inspired by COVID-19

CONTAGION an online exhibition by Bengaluru’s Science Gallery showcases 16 interactive exhibits and over 40 live programmes. Room 911 of Hong Kong’s Metropole Hotel came to the spotlight during the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak in 2003. This room was where a doctor from Guangdong, China with respiratory problems checked into in February 2003… Read More Art Inspired by COVID-19

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Prachi Hota – Dance at a Click

Odissi danseuse Prachi Hota has over two decades of training that she is using not just to stay fit but also teach the art form online. About 15 months ago, an online dance recital was quite unthinkable. Today however, it has become the norm. The pandemic has not just moved most dance festivals online but… Read More Prachi Hota – Dance at a Click