TWI Art: 2 Artworks

Sakshi Gupta Once Upon A Time This tree is somewhere standing majestically in the Cubbon Park of Bangalore. As I enter this place, I feel each of those twisted and crooked branches reaching out to me. I sit under one of them, suddenly aware of the glaring sun which had been following me until now….

Digital Art as a Form of Revolt

By Tanya Singh Digital art has become a modern tool of activist expression. Although many experts compare social media activism to ‘slacktivism’ (slacker + activism), artists are rocking the digital world with creative yet powerful art to generate awareness and to question and challenge several societal norms in their own unique ways. Twenty-eight-year-old Payal Sharma…

Monsoon Artwork

By Haimonti Dutta Part I of three paintings depicting monsoon shows the advent of rain on parched land in rural Bengal and is motivated by the following lines from the writings of Rabindranath Tagore: গগনে গরজে মেঘ, ঘন বরষা………পরপারে দেখি আঁকাতরুছায়ামসীমাখাগ্রাম খানি মেঘে ঢাকা সোনার তরী | রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর Clouds rumbling in the sky; teeming rain….

TWI Poetry and Art: Son et Lumière

Three poems and paintings by Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad The Eyes Have It I inherited but fragments of her telomeres throwaway splices of her handsome clan but when I’m two and a half Boulevardiers down it’s Mother’s eyes that twinkle back  glitching in the powder room mirror and I become briefly beautiful –  my midnight irises…