A little girl named Ana accompanies her twin sister and father as the latter picks mushrooms. Seasoned in the hobby, the father passes on some of his knowledge about how to identify the edible mushrooms from the inedible or toxic ones. On being interrogated by his daughters about the validity of his observations, the father … Continue reading Depth of a Surface
The walls change colour as I cross one room for another. Each reveals different degrees of wear. The rooms have been inhabited; the television box faces the mattress, the calendar and the bag hang from the same hook, and the table fan is on. The room recurs at the end of the labyrinth, except the … Continue reading Trespassing
Begumpura sahar ko nau, dukhu-andohu nahi tihi thau.Naa taswees khiraju na malu, khaufun khata na tarsu juwalu.Ab mohi khoob batan geh pai, uhaan khairi sada mere bhai.Kaimu-daimu sada patisaahi, dom na som ek so aahi.Abadanu sada masehur, unha gani basehi mamur.Tiu tiu sail karhijiu bhaive, mahram mahal na ko atkawai.Keh ‘ravidas’ khalaas chmara, jo hum … Continue reading Living Equality Hours | Notes
Can we think of place as art if the place acquires the nature of a palimpsest through imprints left by successive ideas, propositions and acts of labour? The first edition of Five Million Incidents witnessed nearly 40 projects staged, realized, processed and/or come to fruition on the premises of Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan through … Continue reading What’s Cooking?
Sound has a way of permeating the skin and affecting the body, whether our minds are alert to the possibility or not. Whether arranged in perceptually disharmonious permutations or harmonious forms of expression, sound collides and reacts with space and sensibilities to register its presence. On the end of the listener, a continuous and prolonged absorption … Continue reading Sonic Ephemera