The Bold Exhibits

A multi genre creative affair featuring an eclectic curation of art, design and film from talented creative professionals. Here are 5 artists to watch out for.


The Ahmedabad based band fuses post-rock with Hindi vocals and create a sound unlike anything India has heard before. They talk about their second album, Zia.

#ThrowbackThursday with Penn Masala

We revisit our conversation with Penn Masala as they talk to us about their music and their tour.

Profile of the Week

Eleanor Macnair

Diving into the world of compelling photographs re-imagined in Play-Doh by artist Eleanor Macnair.

Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh: Tricia and Curtis, Canada 2005 from ‘Niagara’ by Alec Soth | Magnum Pictures
Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh: Subway, NYC 1980 by Bruce Davidson | Magnum Pictures
Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh: Southend, England 1977. From ‘The Teds’ by Chris Steele-Perkins | Magnum Pictures
Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh: New Brighton. From 'The Last Resort', 1983-85 by Martin Parr | Magnum Pictures
Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh: Imaginary CD cover for Sahar. Caspian Sea, Mahmoudabad, Iran, 2011 by Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Pictures
Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh: RFK Funeral train, 1968 by Paul Fusco | Magnum Pictures
Photographs Rendered in Play-Doh: Girl with balloons, Grozny, Chechnya, Russia, March 2002 by Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Pictures
L to R: Original photograph: Adelaide Passingham, Original photograph: Elizabeth Roper-Curzon | Magnum Pictures
L to R: Original photograph: Oscar Wilde, 1882 by Napoleon Sarony rendered in Play-doh © Eleanor Macnair, Original photograph: Self-portrait by Cecil Beaton, early 1920s rendered in Play-doh © E
L to R: Original photograph: Lydia Lopokova in ‘Petrouchka’, 1919 by Emil Otto ('E.O.’) Hoppé rendered in Play-doh © Eleanor Macnair, Original photograph: David Hockney, 1974 by Dmitri Kast
L to R: Original photograph: Victor Musgrave and Ida Kar, 1944 by Ida Kar rendered in Play-doh © Eleanor Macnair, Original photograph: Lily Cole, 2005 by Miles Aldridge rendered in Play-doh © Ele
L to R: Original photograph: Sarah Forbes Bonetta, 1862 by Camille Silvy rendered in Play-doh © Eleanor Macnair, Original photograph: Tinie Tempah (Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu) by Nadav Kander ren

Interview of the Week

Sachin: A Billion Dreams

James Erskine

Director James Erskine unfolds his relationship with filmmaking, what he found when he dug deeper into Sachin’s life, and why he just had to make this film.

"Sometimes songs take a whole new meaning, even if you're the one who wrote them."

Norah Jones

Take 5

Take 5

Ranvir Shorey, Actor

Contextualize yourself in one line? 
Work in progress.

First memory of acting? 
Baptism by Fire.

What about acting evokes emotion in you?
That it's as much a study ofcthe external as it is of internal.

Your more often than not hang out?

The best thing to spread on toast?
Liver Pâté.

Platform Presents | Chapter 1 | What's Your Story?

Shubhashish Bhutiani | Director, Mukti Bhawan

Literature Issue 2017

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    Cover Story

    Paul Beatty talks about his childhood to winning The Man Booker Prize.

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    The 23 year old, Manjit Thapp, is already an online sensation and how.

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    Lang Leav opens up about her inspiration for Sad Girls

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    Larry Fink clicks the unguarded moments and brings it to the world

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    Listed - Where Do You Belong?

    Four individuals write four different books linked to the past

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    Forecast - The New Word Order

    The young generation debut some of the best literature of 2017

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    The 35 year old speaks of his journey in the film industry

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    Taha Ahmed captured the roots of Lucknow in pictures and in himself.

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    Life's Realities

    Rahul Jain encapsulates Life's realities in his film, Machines

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    Rohit Chawla - Eyes Wide Shut

    See what your eyes can't. Feel what you can't.

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    Amartya Ghosh's new album is all about love, identity and contentment.

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    Sushant Kadam

    Crop Circle - Fashion Editorial