• What is Kathak?

    1 Feb 2021 by

    Kathak is one of the main genres of ancient Indian classical dance and is traditionally regarded to have originated from the travelling bards of North India referred as Kathakars or storytellers. These Kathakars wandered around and communicated legendary stories via music, dance and songs quite like the early Greek theatre. The genre developed during the… Read more

  • What is Bharatnatyam?

    1 Feb 2021 by

    Bharatanatyam, a pre-eminent Indian classical dance form presumably the oldest classical dance heritage of India is regarded as mother of many other Indian classical dance forms. Conventionally a solo dance performed only by women, it initiated in the Hindu temples of Tamil Nadu and eventually flourished in South India. Theoretical base of this form traces… Read more

  • Pottery on a ramp

    18 May 2020 by

    Street Pottery artists celebrated on the ramp of a fashion show. After the show, you see high end fashion designers and pursuers chatting and mixing with street pottery artists from rural parts of the world. I am a mix-matcher. That is the description for people who unknowingly and unintentionally synchronize things that they wear, eat,… Read more

  • Dancing Season

    11 May 2020 by

    Summer is whispering in our Chicago ears. It is slowly coming into focus as we are still not storing away our winter clothes. Season of transitions is what’s happening currently. As one world, we are all stuck in seasonal transition. My transitional seasonal change has been to be one of a regular dancing season. Rather… Read more

  • Responsibly Insane

    4 May 2020 by

    A little bit of insanity can come handy when trying to attempt things that seem distantly doable. Letting go of your regular ground that you seem to understand comfortably to find something extraordinary seems a part of imaginary world rather than the real one. Though it just ‘seems’ and majority of times it’s not a… Read more

  • Picking your mindful reasons

    27 Apr 2020 by

    “Everything happens for a reason and you have the opportunity to choose which door to choose as one door closes and another opens”- I hear this from my dad as I start typing this post. People can go through depression for many reasons. I have my depressive moments. They seems to arise when I am… Read more

  • A walk in the park

    20 Apr 2020 by

    Writing a blog regularly is not quite like a walk in the park for me. Especially when the person is a little bit of an introvert and the world is going through a social distancing phenomenon. I am not sure if ‘phenomenon’ is the word to be used during 2020’s craziness. It feels like a… Read more

  • Work in progress

    15 Apr 2020 by

    I am working on a new art project that is memory related. I am trying not to make it too personal and yet keep some of my personal experience of it in it. I came upon some of my old notes that seem to help me consider and reconsider some things. Hope it helps another… Read more

  • Branding from inside

    13 Apr 2020 by

    Branding. The adventures of branding one’s new business. When I decided to start start a new business, the word ‘business’ was not really in my mind. I was looking for a space to keep all the products/services I could create that can be sold. A smarter person would have understood right away that this necessity… Read more

  • Work in progress

    8 Apr 2020 by

    Working on something memory related. Being one of the most forgetful person in my family and among my friends as far as I know, this is the most fun subject I have decided to choose for my next dance/media project. Forgot where I am going to be showing this. Kidding. Sometime in June and somewhere… Read more

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