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Sunday, January 24, 2021

ARTS

Rachel Harris

Rachel Harris on Alchemy festival: “Our audience is our society”

By Reena Kumar The team behind the Southbank Centre's annual Alchemy festival is hoping to challenge media portrayals of Pakistan this year with a rich...

Tagore ‘inspired 1922 German Bauhaus display in Calcutta’

EXHIBITION WAS FIRST MAJOR TRANSCULTURAL EVENT IN MODERNISM, SAYS ART HISTORIAN by AMIT ROY Sundaram Tagore, one of the most important Indian gallery owners in the...

Migrant death ship to be shown at Venice art fair

The remains of the worst known Mediterranean migrant shipwreck, in which up to 900 people died, will be exhibited at the prestigious Venice Biennale...
Sayed Hasan

Alchemy: Sayed Hasan artist behind My Grandad’s Car collaboration reveals inspiration behind exhibition

By Reena Kumar My Granddad’s Car is the result of a project between two artists, Sayed Hasan and Karl Ohiri who met while completing an...
Aakash Odedra takes inspiration from recent political events

Aakash Odedra explores refugee crisis in new project

It was a visit to a refugee camp in Athens that sparked the inspiration behind Aakash Odedra’s latest project. In #JeSuis, the choreographer, who...

Riz Ahmed warns of consequences of lack of diversity on screen

STAR WARS actor Riz Ahmed has warned that more youngsters could be lured into extremism if the media continues to fail representing Asian and...

Gurinder Chadha reveals inspiration behind Viceroy’s House

By Reena Kumar BRITISH film director Gurinder Chadha has spoken about the inspiration behind her latest period drama that centres around the final months of...

London book fair puts spotlight on India

The annual London Book Fair, which ran from Tuesday (14) to Friday (17) at the Olympia Exhibition Centre, opened a Spotlight on India series...

British-Bangladeshi joins Royal Academy elite

Rana Begum, a visual artist who was born in Bangladesh in 1977, has been elected a royal academician (RA), the Royal Academy of Arts...

Two Indian authors on Wellcome Book Prize 2017 shortlist

Two Indian-American authors have been shortlisted for the 30,000 pound Wellcome Book Prize, which celebrates fiction and non-fiction works engaged with the topics of...