Art such as the ‘Primal Expressions’ series created by chimpanzees continues to raise important questions about creative instincts in non-human animals.
‘In Memory of Danish Siddiqui’: Sketches From the Candlelight Vigil at Jamia
An artist and a Jamia student pays homage to the late Pulitzer Prize winner with a series of illustrations.
Comic Strips | Coffee With ‘Corona’
When coronavirus gets invited as a guest on Karan Johar's popular chat show.
Photo Essay | Kolkata’s Migrant Workers Narrate Stories of Hope
While many migrant workers walked back home in the first phase of the lockdown, there were many who could not. Kolkata-based photographer Shubhodeep Roy spoke with some workers for …
Political Cartoons: Ink Blots Speaking for the Common Man
Despite fears of legal action, cartoonists are producing more work mocking the government because neither the cartoonists nor the readers have lost their sense of humour.
How the Pandemic Has Impacted the Lives of Rajasthan’s Kalbeliya Performers
While a few dancers started taking classes online, they had to discontinue due to poor internet connection and the lack of technical know-how. Others resorted to construction work and …
In Pieces, As One
A photo essay on loneliness during the pandemic.
The Traumatising Nature of Comedy for Bahujans in India
Forcing the marginalised to laugh at traumatising gibberish masquerading as 'comedy' is violence. Gaslighting the oppressed to accept their ridicule as humour is abuse.
‘Our Lives Are Shaped by Violence’: Kashmiri Artist Detained for ‘We Are Palestine’ Mural
"I don’t think Kashmir is safe for artists to express themselves," Mudasir Gull says.
A Short, Bitter Street Play
A poem on hope, hopelessness and autocratic democracies.