Melody to soothe the soul

Musical evening began with vocal recital by Susmita Chakraborty, who presented Raga Madhuvanti...

Dynamic duo

Evening opened with duet piece on Lakshmi and Saraswati, in which two sister goddesses were shown as two sides...

The unbearable lightness of being

Most impactful of all works perhaps was installation of fifty life-sized bronze figures titled The Crowd...

Luminous masters, bright students

It bodes well for future of Indian art that even after being dazzled by masters, newcomers in awardees segment...

Many hues

Opening piece saw entire troupe performing to 'Holi ayi re', a contemporary song with traditional notes...

Poetic drama

Termed ‘shruti drishyayan’ (aural visualisation), this presentation format emphasises verbal aspects...

Arts  /  Published 04.03.23

A fine touch of folk music

Folks of Bengal, featuring some leading folk singers, has the potential to become a passionate band capable of filling stadiums...
By Samarjit Guha

Arts  /  Published 04.03.23

Evil nexus

Play deals directly with repercussions of NRC on indigenous people who have stayed away from nationalist narrative...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Arts  /  Published 04.03.23

Splitness on stage

Deliberate exaggerations, brought about through many-hued lights, surreal ambient sound and heightened non-realistic acting...
By Dipankar Sen

Arts  /  Published 25.02.23

Between freedom and being unfree

Debraj Goswami’s works were inspired by the hot topics of ruthless bulldozers and a distressed Kashmir...
By Soumitra Das

Arts  /  Published 25.02.23

Enticing tale

Director ropes in Subho Joardar, veteran puppetry exponent, to design masks that actors playing animals would wear and goes for collective effort...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Arts  /  Published 25.02.23

A legacy worth celebrating

Performance began with popular afternoon raga, Bhimpalasree, breaking predictability of its movement from very beginning...
By Payel Sengupta

Arts  /  Published 18.02.23

Fresh ideas

Avalanche of dark, splintering dust colour and acrylic that comes hurtling down mossy green slopes into glen ...
By Rita Datta

Arts  /  Published 18.02.23

Mind’s hell

By Srimoyee Bagchi

Arts  /  Published 18.02.23

A daring festival of movement arts

Open space in the NSHM Knowledge Campus was a compelling setting for the achingly beautiful duet, 111, of the ballet dancer, Eve Mutso, and the paraplegic dancer, Joel Brown...
By Kathakali Jana

Gallery  /  Published 11.02.23

India Art Fair: Modern and contemporary

With the participation of 85 exhibitors, including 71 galleries and 14 institutions, it is an eclectic mix of modern, contemporary and digital art at the "most ambitious edition" of the India Art Fair...
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