“Uncertain to certain, visible to invisible, Portrait of Erosion helped me explore the unseen layers of stories and history that can be accrued over time behind every unique piece of photography” -Saumya “Traveling is inherently a trans-formative experience. Seeing new sights, eating new foods, fumbling to communicate in a language — these are all features […]
“It is interesting but disheartening how lakes can support such large biodiversity of flora and fauna and yet very less is being done to preserve them.” -Rashika
“I’ve never been in the middle of organizing an event before. It seemed too far-fetched but once it’s put to task it gets achievable. Very excited to see how this pans out!” -Katharine B. “Bringing in so many people and creating an event, managing the space and crafting experiences for them is huge! Hope […]
“Creating art in diverse genres with a touch of “magic” has been an amazing experience. It’s really amusing to see what each of us have come up with! This course has opened our eyes to identifying magical elements in the seemingly mundane urban lives” -Kavya K.
“I learnt to explore the possibilities of textile as a medium to decorate public spaces. Also to look into various ways of expressing Indian art forms, cultures, traditions and propaganda in a public space with not only textiles but via various media.” -Shreya K.
“‘To be conscious about the surroundings and sounds’. It is very challenging to listen to the sounds layer by layer, but as you pay attention and go deep inside, you begin to feel the energy within the physique and mind.” -Rajat “The class makes us focus on ‘deep listening’ where we try to give […]
“A journey through frames and chemicals and the thrill of film development, in this course we have learnt how to get cyanotype prints (technique used in the very first photo book by Anna Attikins) Salt prints, photo paper and photosensitive emulsions on different materials. Through this course we are looking at water, more specifically water […]
“It aims to create evocative experiences using sound, along with dynamic screens. Not only have we been observing sounds and making sounds, but also pushing our definitions of what a screen is and what it can do. A day in this class sees a lot of playful experimentation with materials, light, movements and foley.” -Shriya […]
“It was not until this interim I realised the importance of expression through ‘things’ I never imagined. After all, we humans aren’t the only ones capable of expressing.” -Tanay S.
“Mapping the climate has broadened our idea of what we choose and choose not to perceive and aided us in in translating these thoughts into visual representations.” -Tanvi P.
“Using maps as a canvas to explore the subjective nature of cartography- in this class, through a deconstruction of what a map is, and exploring the possibilities of what it could be, we learnt the power of maps over today’s geographical and social structures. With these in mind, an attempt to recreate this dynamic through […]
“Vernal Equinox allows me to be introspective rather than looking at things outside. It creates an interesting combination of smoke, lights and breathing.” -Ishita B.
“It feels like we’re swimming in words, of someone else but yet ours. We’re making up stories, listening to new emotions, and looking at people from a lens that was unknown before. It’s almost like pulling ourselves into realities that seem like fiction.” -Anjali M.
“I never expected to attain such a remarkable amount of stillness, not only physical but also mental in such less time. Shabari Rao and her assistant Noor have done a great job of helping us experience this process in such a simple way.” -Ilhaam H. “It initially forced me to streamline my thoughts and […]
“Who is a clown? Not being funny or ridiculous, morbid or suicidal but being yourself, funnily enough. “The nose is the smallest mask that unmasks.” When was the last time you guffawed with complete abandon? Bawled? Curled up in agony you couldn’t physically move? Tremble from something that makes you boil? A clown is part […]
“In my class, the Dream is the Dreamer, we are learning more than just the art of performance. We are learning how to control and manifest our dreams to bring out the creativity of our subconscious. We are learning how to be confident as individuals and unified as a group. I love the structure and […]
“We are learning to embody critical situations. The movements that we learn in class enable us to make quick decisions based on our reflexes.” -Charan R. “We have been improvising in our movements form simpler ones to more complex ones. In this process we, our confidence has increased and we have shed our awkwardness […]
“Since I took this course without any expectations at all, it was intense experience for me. It was so much about letting yourself be seen and showing your vulnerable side. Through the process I learnt to let the other person enter my personal space and it almost felt like I hadn’t just met them but […]
“My class is about movements and also connecting your memories with movement. I find this really helpful as I get to explore what my body is capable of.” – Rhebsa E. “The process has proven to be challenging, but I wouldn’t have it any other way since a challenge is the best way for me […]
“This course has made me feel more confident and comfortable with my body. I feel like I’m growing not just as a performer but also as a person. A few discussions that took place in class have made me realise how important it is to embrace everything that you feel, even if it’s negative. The discussions have […]