Magali Couffon De Trevros:
'French photographer Magali Couffon De Trevros takes a trip down nostalgia lane in her latest exhibition—with a colourful twist. She calls herself an Indian at heart, having spent 20 years in India, the last 20 in Bangalore. After two shows, she is now gearing up for her upcoming show Memory Lane.
Featuring black and white studio photographs of ordinary peoplepeering earnestly into the camera, dressed in flowers and finery, the people inhabiting the frames of Memory Lane are "Mr and Mrs nobody and their families," says Magali. When she was living in Mysore a decade ago, she bought
Since time immemorial, fairy tales have held an enchanting allure for all and sundry.
Quite fittingly indeed, with respect to the aforementioned theme, the Resort/Cruise 2014 collection from the stables of Blueprint Collection follows seamlessly and closely on the heels of their previous collection.
Talking about the inspiration, Divya tell us, ‘The reason for choosing fairy tales is the fact that they give fuel to imagination and the final result could be bold one which is what Blueprint ultimately stands for. The idea of the present collection germinates from the fairytale Red Riding Hood. The reason for this is
Real Road project
Juggling between roles of a performer, therapist and a choreographer for the last six years, Rahul Goswami is an experimental contemporary dancer based in New Delhi. His career in dancing began seven years back when he gave mechanical engineering a miss for his unparalleled love for dancing.
Rahul feels that dance is freedom of bodily movement, which is what he first experienced when he was trapped in a box at an annual function back at school. ‘The teachers back at school had totally forgotten to unlock the box during an annual function and out of fear and panic,
Tales from Merwan's
Visual Notes from a Silent Goodbye:
Stepping into a place that has so many associations built, over years gone by, leads to a muddle of memories. You don't remember exactly what happened on the day you first stepped in. You cannot recall what you had ordered. But you remember what it felt like. It still feels the same.
On the 1st of April, when I set foot inside B Merwan & Co, I did not immediately notice the heady whiff of the first batch of mava cakes. I couldn’t get myself to smell the freshly baked bread, despite its
Narayan Tushar Kaudinya
Winter Highways: The Wait of Baltistan 'on the night of 13th December, 1971, Major Chewang Rinchin of the Ladakhi Scouts, withread more...
The artist: Newman is a freelance artist/graphic designer who has been doodling since as long as he can remember andread more...
Anand Ahuja: Anand grew up watching the development of Shahi Exports, his family’s apparel production and exporting company, as it expandedread more...
Lost the Plot
Born in Poona, Nikita Naiknavare studied in a boarding school and then shifted base to the United Kingdom to studyread more...
The Writer's Brush
By Donald Friedman: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture by Writers With essays by William H. Gass and John Updike Extracts from Theread more...
What is one of the most important quality a model should have? Patience
What is a non working day like in Lakshmi Menons life? Taking it easy, reading a book, watching a movie, listening to music, cooking for friends.
What book left an indelible impression on you? The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin
What comes to your mind when you think of your growing up years? Travel
What are some of your quirks? I am a neat freak. I need things to be in complete order
What makes Lakshmi: Happy: my friends, family, and my dog. Sad: being without them. Mad: mess.
What has been your platform moment? I thinking working and having this long a career in the business of fashion.