art and culture
The world as a stage
Aarushi Thakur is a new age theatre director from Jammu who brings a fresh whiff of air to the troubled land. Her repertoire includes adaptations from Shakespeare, and presented in English too, as well as plays
on her own scripts, writes Sonali Jha Chatterjee
Special screening of documentary on Prof Amartya Sen in Kolkata on July 10
Kolkata, Jun 28 (IBNS): A special screening of a documentary on Nobel Laureate and Bharat Ratna, Amartya Sen, filmed over a span of 15 years, by director Suman Ghosh, will be held on July 10, 2017, in Kolkata, in association with Prabha Khaitan Foundation.
Kolkata, May 11, (IBNS): In keeping with poet Rabindranath Tagore's progressive ideas of supporting local and traditional art, the West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts organises a special fair at the Rabindra Bharati University's Jorasanko campus around the poet's birthday.
Music is high on the country’s cultural agenda but Western Classical music has somehow missed the bus in the current scenario. Surangama Guha reports
They had not met each other before and knew little about each other’s culture when they started off. But soon, surprise was replaced with respect, impatience with empathy and the outcome: A Pocketful of Dreams.
Young and dynamic, these artists are here to stay. The contemporary art scene in the country is an exciting one. Many upcoming young artists have redefined the art scene like never before and it is ever evolving. From space, spiritualism to surrealism, these artists are experimenting with a range of subjects. Here is a look at five promising artists you should look out for: