Artists / Music
Despite many talented musicians and artists in Himachal, there are very few events or platforms to provide them the recognition they deserve. But Melomaniac, a music event organised by Solan-based band Artha, aims to bring together local musicians and audiences with a love for different music genres like metal, classical, hip-hop, rock etc. The event kicks off at 4.00 P.M. on 26th July at MC...
Art / Artists / Painting
This seven-year-old girl is a heartwarming example of parenting skills done right. While most of us keep cribbing about various social issues in our houses or offices, Sanjana Bhosale, a standard 2 student from OES International School, Vasai, Mumbai, is showing us how to be selfless and spread some love. India’s youngest philanthropist sells her beautiful paintings to help raise funds to educate underprivileged kids.
Art / Artists / Sketching
Fay Halliday from UK is a talented young artist who travels around the world to create intricate animal drawings for her project Haathi. ‘Haathi’ means elephant, which is where the inspiration originally came from. During her trip to India, she attended the Elephant Festival in Jaipur, Rajasthan and absolutely loved the way elephant owners covered the animals in colourful attires and also painted intricate patterns...
Art / Artists / Painting
You may be already familiar with Delhi’s Lodhi art district, where streets are turned into unique canvases for graffiti artists. What started as an underground graffiti culture in India a few years back has evolved into an influential street art movement. Recently, a Brazilian duo collaborated with St+Art India Foundation to transform the walls of India’s first open air art district.
Artists / Music
While West knows India for its Bollywood music, but Indian music scene has seen a bloom in the past few years. Moreover, the events like NH7 Weekender and the Balcony TV initiative are supporting the budding artists and bands that have the potential to be the next big thing in India.
Artists / DIY / Instruments / Music
We all know about the classic instruments of music such as guitar, drums, violin, and the list goes on. But have you ever heard of the music instrument called Rasendriya? Well, this innovative music instrument is the creation of Rizal Abdulhadi, a uniquely talented multi-instrumentalist, folk singer, songwriter, instrument maker and social activist from West Java, Indonesia.
Art / Artists
With increasing number of e-book readers, the hard-bound books have become a little antiquated in the digital era. But artists have found a brilliant way to transform old books into incredible works of art. French Canadian artist Guy Laramée is one brilliant sculptor who carves sprawling mountains, beautiful landscapes, and other intricate 3D sculptures out of vintage books.
Artists / Featured / Interview / Music
Being an independent artist is a huge challenge in Indian music industry, as it revolves around Bollywood. So, it can be really hard to create a fan base without a strong label promoting you. But there are prolific musicians like Shubhank Sharma, who are making impressive music on their own terms despite all the challenges.
Art / Artists / Design
While most people create paper art for decorative purposes, Filipino artist Patrick Cabra aims to raise awareness for endangered species through his series of intricate animal papercuts. Created delicately with multiple layers of paper, each artwork features unique natural characteristics of the animal such as sharp canines, fierce eyes, warm fur, etc.
Art / Artists / Painting / Sketching
Over the years, graffiti art has become much more accepted around the world. Today, many graffitists are being commissioned by many design studios and advertising agencies to give an artistic touch to both private and public spaces. One of the talented graffiti artists in India is Prakhar Verma from Kotdwar, Uttrakhand.