Right from opening the door to cleaning the portals, and the Garbagriha- - sanctum sanctorum - his studio, surrounded by beautiful frescoes and paintings, he would sit right in the middle of the room in front of his Murthy – the table. Small little draws will open up like ritualistic vessels with flowers and incense in the form of small shells and brushes.
The Mega Margazhi Season is back with a bang; yes. After two years of hiatus, entertaining the music aficionados with virtual concerts, the Season has now returned to the live concerts with ah, yes the culinary specialties also in the venues by popular chefs and their exclusive mouthwatering menus.
James Travis Reeves (August 20, 1923 – July 31, 1964) was an American country and popular music singer-songwriter. With records charting from the 1950s to the 1980s, he became well known as a practitioner of the Nashville Sound. Known as "Gentleman Jim", his songs continued to chart for years after his death in a plane crash. He is a member of both the Country Music and Texas Country Music Halls of Fame.
Kolam plays a very important and significant role in our Indian culture. It is a pattern drawn using dots and lines connected beautifully and intricately in geometrical forms and decorates the entrance of the house every day.
Featuring and archiving the exclusive works of young and established musicians.
Violinist Chinmayi, who has a natural talent in Carnatic violin trained in Lalgudi bani, under Sri. C. N. Srinivasamurthy, who is her guru and father. She is also being trained in vocal by Vid Srimushnam Raja Rao and Smt Padma Sandilyan.
Chinmayi's musical journey started at the tender age of 3. She has been giving concerts for the past 7 years in many sabhas in Chennai. She has also performed in all leading TV channels and accompanied senior vidwans. She received young achiever award, Bala Vidwan by Music academy, Best Violinist by legendary musicians Smt.Kanyakumari. She won the HCL Rhapsody title recently from Lalgudi GJR Krishnan for her solo violin performance.
She has toured pan India and abroad for concerts. She is currently pursuing Computer science Engineering.
Prasanna Kumar: A former student of the College of Fine Arts, Chennai, Prasanna Kumar specializes in photography collage art. These three pictures were created during his visit to Thailand.(Nos. 067, 068 - Titled: Oracle and No. 069 Titled: People with nimind are in the catalogue.)
There’s no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to Rajasthan residency!
The key element of the Rajasthan Artist Residency program is to introduce artists of various caliber to support cultural and artistic exchange, nurture and experiment on new ideas, research and develop a new body of work(s).
The program is open to artists from all backgrounds and at any stage in their career, aged 12 and above.
The overall objective is to create works inspired by Rajasthan desert, learn puppet making, enjoy an evening of traditional folk songs and dance of Rajasthan, have a bonfire and much more! inviting all artists to apply soon! See you in Rajasthan!