Making Their Own Vinyl: Amarrass Records

Manan Kapoor on the only record label that is reviving Vinyl production in India In 1983, the Mumbai based HMV record label shut down and with it, the production of vinyl stopped in India. After almost three d... Read More...

Portraits of Indian Gorkhas

Manish Sharma, tries to connect with and decipher his Nepalese roots by photographing people from the same cultural background as him. Right now; I oscillate, From one point to another. Swirling and flowing... Read More...

The Vanishing Queens

Sukhman Dhillon explores the Tharu tribe and their fast eroding culture in the face of modernity The Tharu people, literally translated to people of the forest, are an ethnic group indigenous to the southern ... Read More...

The Growing Culture of Protest

From Bengaluru to London, Vedant Vaishampayan, on the people who are speaking up against the majoritarian Indian government through #NotInMyName Sparks flew and we were silent. Promises were crushed and we sto... Read More...

Mumbai On Screen: A Retrospective

Pranav Joshi on how the Visual Fabric of Urban Life in Bollywood has evolved with the city When films were first shown at Bombay’s erstwhile Watson Hotel on 7th July 1896, they contained soundless recordin... Read More...

Biking Through The Silk Route

Rohini Kejriwal tracks one man’s motorcycle adventure through 22+ countries “What is that feeling when you're driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? - It’s ... Read More...

An Art Gallery In the Woods

Rohini Kejriwal captures the essence of the open-air exhibition in Gunehar, Himachal Pradesh Last month, the woods between Bir and Billing, Himachal Pradesh were converted into a makeshift art gallery IN THE W... Read More...

The Immortal Life of Asrar Jamayee

Suyashi Smridhi on how the pension board declared the eminent Urdu poet dead even when he struggled to prove to them that he was alive and well When Lemuel Gulliver, in the land of Luggnagg in Book III of Gull... Read More...

How PK Nair Archived Bollywood

The archivist put together the broken pieces of India’s first feature film and saved it and the country’s cinematic heritage from imminent oblivion and shame, writes Ragesh Dipu A soft voice echoes through... Read More...

Re-Imagining Mythology for Millennials

Aparajita Barai’s intricate folksy art aims to re-stir Indian spirituality and philosophy by digging out ancient meanings that are now lost in the face of jingoism She lives in Auroville, the suburban mecca of... Read More...