Grand plans

Weekends come with a happy punctuality, and inevitably make me draw up ambitious plans to get out and about; to see a bit more of the city I am living in; and to come up with some wonderful ideas for a nice, long blog post. This one was no different, as I made plans to…

Car-free Sundays

Wake up before the sun rises. Check. Watch the sky turn pink while sipping some awesome coffee. Check. Take a long bus ride and see the city wake up. Check. Loiter around on the street and create some art. Check. I love it when a plan comes together! Car-free Sundays are held at Elliot’s Beach Road, Chennai, from…

Drums, dancing feet & paint!

I had the opportunity of witnessing a live-painting session a couple of weeks back at the Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai, held as part of the South Indian Art Show.  Meant to explore the link between inspiration, painting, dance & music, it featured established artists from the city painting during a Thapattam performance (a folk dance form…

ArtChennai 2014

Art Chennai is a series of events happening in the past two weeks here in Chennai. And I visited the photography exhibition at Elliot’s beach that features 2 exhibitions. Nothing more interesting than some beach air, sand in your shoes, orange lights against a blue sky and some photographs half-buried in the sand. The best…

ANDfest: A new dimension

Another weekend zipped by at the speed of light and here I am, sneaking out on WordPress to blog about it from work. Well, what happened? I was part of AND fest which was basically a bunch of people staying up for 24 hours straight and sketching, rendering, drawing and letting their imagination run wild! And reaching…