BHUMIKA POPLI

Personal-political interventions through performance art

In performing Nobody is Born Wise, artist Jelili Atiku adopts the collective energy of audience as the philosophy of deep intellectual, strong physical and spiritual strength.

31 Jan 2020

The art buzz gets louder...

With  India Art Fair (IAF) 2020 edition starting this Thursday, Delhi, as every year, will witness a burst of art shows by a range of contemporary spaces.

29 Jan 2020

A dystopian Jungle Book

Dark, desolate themes are hidden as metaphors within the happy, lush imagery of Rajesh Ram’s artworks

28 Jan 2020

India Art Fair to start from January 28 at Delhi’s NSIC Exhibition Ground

Director Jagdip Jagpal gives a lowdown of India’s biggest art fair, coming up this week in Delhi

26 Jan 2020

From the written world: Books to look out for in 2020

The Sunday Standard spoke with six publishing houses, primarily located in Delhi, about their top upcoming books in 2020. 

19 Jan 2020

Delhi exhibits an art for the road

Manisha Gawade’s latest exhibition displays her experiences as a traveller with an eye for art echoing many distinct narratives.

15 Jan 2020

INTERVIEW | 'The only thing that matters is winning', says grandmaster Viswanathan Anand

Indian chess grandmaster talks about his new book, his son, striking work-life balance, importance of staying fit and more.

12 Jan 2020

Indian art fraternity mourns the demise of a doyen

His black and white nude studies have their own distinct narrative.

08 Jan 2020

Discover historical narratives of India and Cambodia overlap in art exhibition in Delhi

Curator Erin Gleeson, on her latest exhibition ‘Out of Line’ that aims to showcase contemporary Cambodian art

06 Jan 2020

CAA stir: Visual narratives of dissent

Ram Rahman, on curating a photo display at Safdar Hashmi memorial 

03 Jan 2020

Revisiting the rasa theory

A new art show in the capital city takes the viewers into engaging themes and styles as interpreted by top artists

02 Jan 2020

A classic impacts readers in many ways

The Penguin Festival showcases books that gained the status of classics.

28 Dec 2019

Protest posters on fleek since 1971

A recent show on pamphlets and posters by India’s dissenting voices since 1971 was prematurely de-installed. The curator tells us more.

22 Dec 2019

Cosplayers are all set to rule Delhi with new costume play formats

As poeple gear up for Comic Con India, Jatin Varma, the founder, tells us what the three-day long festival has in store for us.

19 Dec 2019

Dance of the divine

Acclaimed production brings to life the stories of Shiva and Parvati, as told by Nandi and Simha.

16 Dec 2019

Veteran actor Waheeda Rehman turns photographer!

Photography is my passion, says 82-year-old Waheeda Rehman.

15 Dec 2019

Regional comedy is on the rise: EIC founder Sapan Verma

East India Comedy's leading comedian spoke about his beginning in the field, One Mic Stand and the status of English stand-up comedians.

14 Dec 2019

Delhi, the perennial muse

Two of the shortlisted books for DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019 have Delhi as the main plot. The authors tell us more.

10 Dec 2019

‘We hold the mic and share an equal space’

A number of people reached out to the author after reading his book.

07 Dec 2019

Beyond Belief: Visionary for the visually-impaired

Delhi based filmmaker Beenu Rajpoot has made a new documentary on the visually-impaired who’ve worked hard to lead a good life.

03 Dec 2019

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