| 5-minute read
Veteran actor Amol Palekar's speech at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) was cut short for being critical, even if mildly, of the government. This was not the first instance of the suppression of free speech under the Modi sarkaar.
The Castaways | 7-minute read
Amol Palekar Interrupted: Why this should be a moment for the art world to introspect, rather than play blame games
Everyone's busy blaming the curator of the NGMa for having interrupted Amol Palekar mid-speech. But here's why the curator did it. And also, here's what the art community should in fact be doing.
| 8-minute read
The NGMA is not a government fiefdom. It belongs to we, the people. It, and the art it houses, must be governed by our diversity and freedom, and not by sarsaari or sanskaari ideals.
| 3-minute read
Here are five recent instances when political heavy-handedness, aided by angry street protests, trumped creative freedom.
| 4-minute read
The original boy next door turned 74 on November 24.
Baaton Baaton Mein | 9-minute read