Around six months back, the NGMA (National Gallery of Modern Art) started charging a fee for entry to its premises. The gallery, under the centre’s Ministry of Culture, is supposed to be a public space. Instead, it is being turned into an exclusive space for the select few
Bengalis are adapting to the culture of Bengaluru’s eco-friendliness, by working on greener practices and themes. There are many places where Durga Pooja is being celebrated this year, and this article has the list.
Queer Arts Movement India (QAMI) is four years old and the event’s theme this year is ‘One Love’. QAMI aims to provide a space for non-judgemental inclusion and acceptance of all marginalised communities. Having started
Venkatappa Art Gallery is in the news, because artists are protesting the proposed private participation in the maintenance of the art gallery. V Ravichandar writes on the situation and possible solutions.
Many Kannada organisations are up in arms against each other, due to the dubbing ban controversy. What is the issue? Why do some people oppose dubbing, while others support it? Here’s an informative article on the issue.
There are many interesting names on the guest list of Bangalore Literature Festival, including Madhu Kishwar of ‘Mansi,’ Sri Sri Ravishankar, Gulzar and Prasoon Joshi. BLF is collaborating with the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore to feature Germany as a focus country.
The latest Namma Bengaluru Awards receive a record 61,000 nominations from citizens. 53 finalists in 9 categories will vie for honours. P Manivannan, Britannia, B N Vijay Kumar, BOSCO among those nominated.
How often do you see an entire building shrouded in white cloth, from the top to the ground? Don’t miss visiting Chitrakala Parishath on or before April 8th, to check out this contemporary art experiment.
The National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru has been open for public for over two years now. Has it managed to put itself on the city’s must visit map? Citizen Matters talked to its first director Sobha Nambisan.