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Monika Thakur

Monika has been writing about trending artifacts across diverse platforms for over three years. Her all-time fascination with both traditional and non-traditional artworks led her to explore the world of art and humanities. She founded EdgyMinds in 2016 to discover emerging artists and indulge her passion for creativity. Connect with her at Facebook I Twitter I G Plus

Botanical Tattoo Artist Captures Diverse Beauty of Blooms on Skin
in Art, Design, Tattoos

Botanical Tattoo Artist Captures Diverse Beauty of Blooms on Skin

The beauty of New York is beyond the vast cityscape that includes, Central Park, Statue of Liberty, and Times Square. The most populous city in the U.S. is also a home to scenic waterfalls, wonderous lakes, farmlands, and vineyards. Inspired by the beauty of nature around her living space, Tara J. Morgan, a tattoo artist from Finger Lakes Region in Central New York, creates breathtaking...

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20 Jun 2018
Rejected by Art Galleries, Artist Makes Life-Like Paintings on Old Cans
in Art, Painting

Rejected by Art Galleries, Artist Makes Life-Like Paintings on Old Cans

Art has no limitations, one can turn almost everything into a work of art with their imagination and creativity. Not just canvases or paper sheets, creative artists can even turn old and unused objects into art pieces. My Dog Sighs is one talented street artist from England who also uses found objects like old cans and other metal objects to make life-like paintings.

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08 Jun 2018
Healing Himalayas Spreads Out Environmental Awareness Through Graffiti Art
in Art, Artists, Inspirational

Healing Himalayas Spreads Out Environmental Awareness Through Graffiti Art

Art is a powerful medium to inspire people, as well as to convey social messages. Recently, Manali-based NGO Healing Himalayas took the initiative to clean and repaint the walls of a dull bus stop shelter in BCS, Shimla. As part of the initiative, the team brought volunteers and various artists together to raise awareness about environmental conditions through art.

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29 May 2018
Sutej Singh’s High-Sounding Single “Oceans Apart” to Make Huge Waves
in Artists, Featured, Music

Sutej Singh’s High-Sounding Single “Oceans Apart” to Make Huge Waves

While we all agree that a vocalist (frontman or frontwoman) of a band contributes massively to their identity and overall persona, there are certain musicians that prove they don’t need a vocalist to rock. Sutej Singh, Solan-based guitarist and composer, is one such musician who lets his music do the talking. You’ll know it once you hear his high-sounding first single “Oceans Apart” from the...

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01 May 2018
Ice Stupa of Ladakh Solves Water Crisis, Fights Global Warming
in Art, Artists, Inspirational, Offbeat

Ice Stupa of Ladakh Solves Water Crisis, Fights Global Warming

Despite its panoramic landscapes that are likely to take your breath away, life in Ladakh is extremely harsh. This cold desert at 10,000 feet and receives an average of mere 50mm of rainfall every year. Moreover, global warming has put a threat on the ice shelves everywhere, while Himalayan glaciers are believed to be shrinking more quickly than any on earth, as per the researchers....

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13 Apr 2018
Image Courtesy: Vijitha Retheesh
in Art, DIY, Handicraft

Indian Dollmaker’s Art of Recycling Paper Earned Her a Guinness Record!

Since the existence of human civilisation, the ability to handcraft sculptures and art pieces has remained with us. One of the ancient forms of craft is doll making. Skilled in this art form, Vijitha Retheesh, a native of Palluruthy in Kochi, creates pretty dolls by recycling paper. Not just one or two, but she has a full army of neatly packed paper dolls that appears...

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06 Apr 2018
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