Culture Matters

Breaking Bharatanatyam’s many shackles
Mukulika R in conversation with Nrithya Pillai
A Bharatanatyam dancer from the isai vellalar community reclaims her space.
“The pandemic reminds us that artists are the conscience-keepers of society”
In conversation with A Mangai
We speak to Tamil theatre actor-director, researcher, and activist A. Mangai.
“Chughtai mastered the art of giving women a voice”
Daniya in conversation with Tahira Naqvi
Artists and Performers in the Time of Covid-19 — Part Two
Ishita in conversation with Arundhati Ghosh and Sameera Iyengar
With limited or no access to audiences, and increasing dependence on technology and the internet artists are facing an uncertain future.
Artists and Performers in the Time of Covid-19 — Part One
Ishita in conversation with Shubha Mudgal and Aneesh Pradhan
The COVID-19 crisis will have far reaching consequences for millions including artists and performers.
“She kept a diary to keep herself going…”
Nayantara Sahgal
On her mother’s journal "Prison Days".