Small Pratincole and distraction display

Down the river Bharathappuzha, it was growing red, the sky being so soft and sweet, a dusky gleaming with the background score of Red-wattled Lapwing’s raucous creaking strident..titti ttee ttee,,,the four notes dissolved suns descend in the west. The white ibises, whisker terns and egrets had flown away just before the descend. Only a few … Continue reading »

Migratory birds along the coast of Bharathappuzha no 6.Little-ringed Plover

How I used to envy this man, the boatman of Perassannur Kadavu (ferry ) in Bharathappuzha! Paddling tranquil water was only one of the ways to connect him with the river Nila. The river was his life, the river going down. He remembers the vast expanse of pristine sand, so pure, he felt soft and … Continue reading »

RACKET TAILED DRONGO OR THE MIMICRY ARTIST OF THE AVIAN WORLD

Have you ever noticed the beauty of the world revealed gradually making itself seen and heard touched and smelt? As the cool breeze sets the leaves of trees moving slightly heady smell of areca flowers waft across, the room we lose ourselves into the abyss. The most frequent punctuating sound of the white-cheeked barbet sound … Continue reading »

Kochin Muziris Biennale part two

Bose krishnamachari of contemporary Indian art is known for his bold abstract paintings .boss has curated shows fellow artists and supported younger artists by showcasing their work. His passion also includes photography, sculpture and architecture.Boss cofounded and cocurated India’s first edition of the biennale in Kochi in 2012 with Riyas Komu another eminent artist. When … Continue reading »

THE PAINTING THAT HEALS

If you feel feverish or inflammation of the stomach you may consult a village doctor. He identifies the evil responsible for the disease. He prescribes a particular iconic painting analysing the disease. Doctor appoints the iconic painter The painter visits the patient’s house and settle upon a suitable wall, usually inside wall of a room … Continue reading »

CAVE TEMPLE AT BHRANTHAN PARA .A HISTORICAL MONUMENT OF VALLUVANAD.

Cave Temple at Bhranthan Para.I was barely in one digit when I first heard about Naranathu branthan perhaps from the primary school in the local area of Nayyur. Parmeshwaran master used to unbundle his stories introducing heroes from folktales colouring and exaggerating whenever necessary when the afternoon sessions seemed heavy and on the verge of … Continue reading »

SRI SRI MAHAVIR PAKSHI SURAKSHYA SAMITY OF MANGALJODI OR THE TRANFORMATION OF HUNTERS TO DIE HARD BIRD CONSERVATIONISTS

There is an old story of transformation. Too many stories have been told about transformation or change. All living things whether individual beings or population of orderly species are subject to change. This is quite a different story. .It is inevitable that somebody should take the story to the whole world. Surprisingly, I should do … Continue reading »

Kochi Muziris Biennale 2018

The fourth edition of kochi-muziris biennale started on December 12 featuring and dynamic range of artworks across the world and it ended on march 25th in 2019.”Culturally the biennale is going to have a tremendous influence on our future generations. Their thoughts and their lives ”says Abraham who wrote” Fort Kochi history and untold stories”. … Continue reading »

MULLICK GHAT FLOWER MARKET,HOWRAH OR ”SAY IT WITH FLOWERS”

As we come down along the flight of rusty dilapidated steps to the south eastern side of magnificent Howrah bridge ..we may feel that we have reached in another world crossing the Greek mythological river Lethe of oblivion, instead of the river of Hooghly. We have landed on a mysterious world of flowers… the idea … Continue reading »

Museum of Art and Photography. MAP PROJECT SPACE..GEORGE ROUSSE’WORKS AT BIENNALE.

MAP PROJECT SPACE..GEORGE ROUSSE George Rousse was born in 1947 is a French artist who is inspired by old and often abandoned structures .He converts them into disorienting visions of colour and form .While intuitive in their conception his artworks are the result of a precise mathematical approach. He divides architectural spaces into multiple planes … Continue reading »