Category: Art

Thomas Jacob’s micro art is winning hearts in social media

Carving ink-stained chalks into figurines and shapes was a past time for Thomas Jacob. Over the years, the school student who used to carve the chalks into eye-catching works found that what he enjoyed the most was micro art. From chalks, he moved on to pencils and painstakingly chiselled the soft graphite into pieces of […]

Dia Mirza Launches An Anthology Of Poems

The book’s author has her husband to thank for being the inspiration behind the book. She proudly proclaimed being a nature lover, being born and brought up in the hills. She found an expression in poetry for the feelings inside of her, which gave birth to this anthology of 63 poems. Akanksha feels it is […]

Rakshabandhan tales about the origin of the festival

Rakshabandhan 2018 will be celebrated on August 26 this year. The festival celebrates the bond between a brother and sister. Sisters tie rakhis on their brother’s wrist, and in return brothers pledge to protect sisters from adversities. Sisters are also given gifts, while brothers are treated to mithai. Here are some of the popular myths […]

Typhotography; Kochi youth is storming the instagram

Prajwal Xavier, a Kochi-based youth, is setting a new trend among trippers bitten by the photo bug. His destination photos are different from the ones that flood social media these days. Instead of geo-tagging his photos, he writes the place name on a piece of paper in styles depicting the character of the place and […]

Scientists Traced the oldest Colour; All to know about

1.1 billion-year-old bright pink pigments, extracted from rocks deep beneath the Sahara desert in Africa, have finally been traced.The team from The Australian National University (ANU) discovered the oldest colours in the geological record. Dr. Nur Gueneli from ANU said that the pigments taken from marine black shales of the Taoudeni Basin in Mauritania, West […]

First list of participating artists for Kochi Biennale announced

The Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) has announced the first list of participating artists working across divergent forms, styles and disciplines for the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB). The list features prominent names like Marlene Dumas (the Netherlands), Valie Export (Austria), Jitish Kallat (India), Guerrilla Girls (USA), Nilima Sheikh (India), Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook (Thailand) and […]

Hearth touching wish from Abhishek Bachchan to Aishwarya Rai

The heart filling love from Abhishek Bachchan to Aishwarya Rai is the new talk of social media. Married for 11 years now, Abhishek Bachchan shared a painting of Aishwarya and him on Instagram and wrote, “11 Years.” The painting is made by artist Fifi Y Fitrida. Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya met during the shooting of […]

Mmade ragam; travel through nostalgia of Thrissur ragam theatre

The movie lovers of thrissur cannot forget the name ‘Ragam’, the theatre which has been closed for renovation four year ago. Theatre is now ready to re-open and the short film “mmade ragam” narrates the love of thrissur towards ragam theatre. When ragam theate opens after an interval of four years the short film narrates […]