Yoga for children with special needs:
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The Bad Character
Author, Deepti Kapoor:
I don’t come from any pedigree to speak of. I had an average upper-middle-class upbringing, and as a fortunate child of liberalization, should have been a doctor, lawyer, banker or accountant, as is the usual way in my family. Only I had neither the aptitude for that kind of life nor the talent for more unprofitable things such as dreaming, hiding and reading. So, I went through school, studied journalism and then psychology, worked as a journalist and an editor for about 10 years, and then I decided to write. The idea of being a
Experimenter Curators' Hub
Co-Founder and Director, Prateek Raja:
Experimenter Curators’ Hub is in its fourth installment this year. It is a platform to discuss, debate and comprehend the theoretical aspects of understanding curating while discussing challenges and concerns curators face. It encourages ‘exchange of views, thoughts, views and possibilities of collaborations between the curators, between public and private organizations and the various institutional frameworks that coexist in the art world,’ says gallerist Prateek Raja. The subject of collaborative curatorial practice will take centrestage at the Curatorial conference this year. The participating curators are Adam Szymczyk, Alexander Koch, Eungie Joo, Grant Watson,
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Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
Contextualise yourself in one line. He came. He saw. He felt it was all rather pointless.
The first job you were hired for. Kennel boy
First memory of writing. Dreams, in a journal.
After 10 years if you had to give a blurb on The Last Song of Dusk how would you deconstruct it? “Who is this annoying young man on the front page of my newspaper, and why isn’t it me instead?”
The most memorable praise for The Last Song of Dusk. It’s still in print!
What about writing evokes emotion in you? My belief in other worlds, and finding beauty in them.
Advice to young people engaging in the arts, be it art, writing, photography etc. Only good work endures. And the process of making it will be unforgettable.
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