With a heavy heart I write this post…

This is a post I never thought I would have to write, and have been avoiding writing for two weeks. But it is important to share with everyone as it is about a topic we love to pretend does not exist and live in denial. On 24th July, I woke up with Baba's message, "distressing... Continue Reading →

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Hamaara Sapna: another dream fulfilled

The International Museum Day is annually held on May 18th but the Jaya He GVK New Museum authorities planned to celebrate the entire week from May 15th to 19th as the International Museum Week at their beautiful space at the Mumbai International Airport popular as the T2 Terminal. There were workshops, musicial performances and on... Continue Reading →

She sells sea shells…

This small watercolour by Priyam Chatterjee brings many thoughts to my overworked and undersized brain...A brain greedy for rushing colours, vibrance and images cannot stop going back to this painting and freezing...arrested with the stark painfulness of the moment captured in vivid colours. A day before India creaked with her arthitic joints towards her nearly 70th birthday... Continue Reading →

Moko Jumbie sculptures, British Museum

The British Museum has installed two 7 metre high carnival figures on stilts made by the UK-Trinidadian artist Zak Ové, they celebrate African contributions to world carnival. According to the British Museum website: The Museum commissioned these figures to coincide with London’s Notting Hill Carnival at the end of August. Moko Jumbie figures became a key feature... Continue Reading →

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