Madhugiri- A hand of nature and another of man

Madhugiri is a small sleepy town in southern part of Karnataka, India. Blessed with igneous monolith formations, this region offers some refershing trekking routes. The landscape has sublime charm and offers a zen-like barrenness. The mountains have been eroded and weathered across their surfaace. The monsoon brings showers and a lush green cover, to animate…

Days in Ahmedabad

This travel art post/ travelogue is an architect’s adventure in the city of Ahmedabad.  Chandigarh and Ahmedabad are the much revered seats of modern Indian architecture. Where Chandigarh is all rendered in the vision of legendary modernist Le Corbusier, Ahmedabad provides a balanced palette of the nostalgic old and utopian modernist. The more I traveled, more…

Drawing dances….

A dialogue between drawing and dance can be a very antagonistic one, for the very nature of the two. One tries to behold the oneness of a still moment and the other glorifies its presence through movement, such is the polarity of the two art forms.  Not to say that dance doesn’t express stillness, nor…