Culture

Indian artists at Venice Biennale 2019

Indian artists at Venice Biennale 2019

May 16, 2019

India is back at the Venice Biennale with its second-ever pavilion after a hiatus of eight years and also has three artists participating in the main exhibition.

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India Moves to HIP-HOP

India Moves to HIP-HOP

May 14, 2019

After years of remaining underground, hip-hop has finally emerged from the shadows and talented young artists use the music to denounce social inequalities, injustices, and conservatism in the Indian society. It was a bold bet but filmmaker Zoya Akhtar took it and won it. The dir...

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Tagore’s renunciation of knighthood

Tagore’s renunciation of knighthood

May 8, 2019

‘Kaviguru’ Rabindranath Tagore has not only enriched literature but also contributed to India’s struggle for freedom. On his 158th birthday, here is an account of one of his action which marked his patriotism in face of the colonial rule.

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India’s pop-up exhibition wins international award

India’s pop-up exhibition wins international...

May 4, 2019

The ‘Bonjour India Experience’ was the flagship initiative of the Bonjour India 2017-18, a festival to celebrate the friendship between India and France through more than 300 events spread over four months across 33 Indian cities.

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An exhibition of French artist Servières’s work on the City of Joy

An exhibition of French artist Servières’s ...

May 1, 2019

The ongoing exhibition “Ballade Au Crayon Noir: Where Heritage Meets Life” by French artist Jacques Servières celebrates heritage of Calcutta and French colonial Chandernagore through his sketches.

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Rama Vaidyanathan présente le bharata natyam en France

Rama Vaidyanathan présente le bharata natyam en F...

April 29, 2019

La grande danseuse de bharata natyam, Rama Vaidyanathan, accompagnée de sa troupe, sera en France afin de faire une démonstration de son art dans le cadre d’ateliers à Paris, les 2 et 3 mai, et dans la région des Hauts-de-France, à Armentières, où elle se produira avec s...

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An art exhibition in Delhi and its various hymns

An art exhibition in Delhi and its various hymns

April 25, 2019

Exploring the various cultural and geographical facets of India is Songs of India-an ongoing art exhibition has a different palette and emotion on each wall in its art gallery!

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Kerala’s Kadammanitta Padayani festival and its many colours

Kerala’s Kadammanitta Padayani festival and ...

April 22, 2019

A ten day long, annual festival, Kadammanitta Padayani is celebrated in Kerala during the Malayalam month of Medam. A religious festival, it has come to be popular amongst tourists for its theatrical procession- kolam. Known for its serene backwaters, lush green landscapes, home-...

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Rythmes politiques et engagement artistique

Rythmes politiques et engagement artistique

April 17, 2019

La scène musicale indienne est riche et dynamique et nombreux sont les artistes qui souhaitent faire entendre leur voix au travers leur art. INDES a rencontré 4 groupes musicaux de genres très différents – rap, mélange de musique classique indienne, de rock psychédélique...

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Mexican street art adorns walls of university in Delhi

Mexican street art adorns walls of university in D...

April 12, 2019

 Faiyaz Ali | Embassy of Mexico in India The campus of Jamia Milia Islamia University was painted in exotic colours when internationally acclaimed Mexican street artist Senkoe decided to put his artistic skills on display by making murals on walls in the campus. The Embassy of ...

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