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Super excited to be here @HarkatStudios for our very first #MumbaiLocal session with @saysnidhigoyal and… https://t.co/b41ZjPS2fQEngaged conversation with the audience - searching questions and thoughtful answers. @saysnidhigoyalhttps://t.co/rqXAdWociSA lovely house at @HarkatStudios for our first #MumbaiLocal here - the audience carefully listening, with that beau… https://t.co/Up9XQRyErYThe excerpts from Skin Stories being read by Shreya challenge the danger of a single story. “When you tell a story… https://t.co/YVN2qGQQikMany women I know love Freida Kahlo. “Guess what Freida Kahlo was. A woman with a disability creating art. We forge… https://t.co/9aH6y1UKKPNow over to Shreya Ila Anasuya talking about her work with Skin Stories https://t.co/aBGkzjKi9f“Whose voice is accepted in which spaces? Why is the onus on me to make people comfortable with my blindness? Who d… https://t.co/rnsN64ftwT“Feedback [laughter] gives be energy as a performer.” Feedback from an audience member saying how Nidhi’s comedy ma… https://t.co/ALpYtzDzxL“Comedy changes and emerges as life experiences change and emerge”, and also, “there is pain, and that does not nee… https://t.co/F00IPwiSrf @saysnidhigoyal with beautiful articulation and examples and humour, how her comedy comes out of her everyday life… https://t.co/I5gUIqWoa5“The more I lost sight, the more I started seeing clearly, how much humour there is in the world.” says… https://t.co/IZDzAZSdAX“When you pointed at the elephant in the room earlier, as a child you got chappal. When you grow up, you do stand u… https://t.co/wCsqAyLq5NKicking off our first #MumbaiLocal at Harkat Studios - TALKING DISABILITY THROUGH ART. Nidhi Goyal @saysnidhigoyalhttps://t.co/YeNnzkAWxHOur audience listening patiently at @HarkatStudios https://t.co/dQ5xt3BzDaHere we go with our very first Mumbai Local at @HarkatStudios for our first session with @saysnidhigoyal and… https://t.co/mJlP5Iyx7aUnable to make it to @HarkatStudios for a #MumbaiLocal session with @saysnidhigoyal and @dervishdancing? No worries… https://t.co/u8Frv0ePOf
2/21
2020
Our first Mumbai Local at HARKAT STUDIOS - Andheri people, we are in your neighbourhood! Know more & RSVP… https://t.co/6AiqhIa4IKBeat your mid-week blues! Listen in to a personal invite by #VeenaGokhale (author — #BombayWali) for an evening of… https://t.co/a6fh50IdsJ
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2/19
2020
@malaninalini thank you for sharing your journey and giving us such a beautiful evening today at #mumbailocalartshttps://t.co/Hfs9gU1Dam"You cannot lock art up in an ivory tower or create it just for someone's drawing room. The public needs to be able… https://t.co/vviXjATbDmAudience Ques- how do you compose music for your immersive art? @MalaniNalini ans- Well, I can hold a note. Otherw… https://t.co/ohVish1ULA"I am always doing a jugalbandi with the text. Its like a collaboration. And I love collaborations!" :)… https://t.co/M9UCXBM17C"The past cannot be erased" @malaninalini speaks abt erasure performance with bouquets of roses. "They left traces… https://t.co/QvTtG3botEThe making of video shadowplay fascinates us at #mumbailocalarts with @MalaniNalini today @BDLMuseumhttps://t.co/MqiHFqdJ3aInspired by Mad Meg, @MalaniNalini decided not to recount only the horrors of war, but also bring a positive elemen… https://t.co/obgqzdSvH6Delicate, almost fragile works of art making powerful statements at #mumbailocalarts @BDLMuseum A conversation abou… https://t.co/lrQGdnLJFnThe audience is transported through time as @MalaniNalini takes us into the rich contexts of her art during the Ind… https://t.co/o063fhYHUN"With her intense and passionate monologue, Alaknanda interacted with my installations." On provocative art & femal… https://t.co/7MhL0nLCDb"I was breaking out of the sterotype. Not just as a woman, but as an artist. In my circle, I was the only woman art… https://t.co/AQ0f77cEsH @MalaniNalini on her journey as an artist #mumbailocalarts @sanjnawithjunoo"Satre was an eye-opener for me... I brought back knowledge from Paris that i hoped would help me contribute to my new nation state." @MalaniNalini speaks on the powerful role of the moving image in India's national movement. "They represented a soc… https://t.co/m25RyZlr9g'The Witness' by @MalaniNalini. https://t.co/2FnQOs4dZ5Walkthrough with @MalaniNalini at @BDLMuseum https://t.co/5CVASlRr0HUnable to make it to @BDLMuseum for a #MumbaiLocal with #NaliniMalani? No worries - you can catch her live right he… https://t.co/LOsvqMrhov
2/9
2020
Thank you #VidyaKamat for this enthralling session about art, and the nuanced personalities of Mumbai, as a city.… https://t.co/EDhLblA1qi"I was looking for synonyms for death after the 26/11 attacks on Mumbai. A few of my works came out of the anxiety… https://t.co/CbGmqIItsT"I was interested in how women were using text as forms of protest, and to express themselves." . ~ maintains Vidya… https://t.co/KnHn8fjPUBA few more stills from Vidya Kamat's repertoire, which harbours significant contextual triggers within the essence… https://t.co/SZ9UoI9hyK"In my household, there was a ritual of worshipping pre-pubescent girls. But eventually, I went into a phase of hat… https://t.co/bOVmUipVmoThe city doesn't just exist. It's the people that make the city! It's also the same people who derive their identit… https://t.co/Jw5dAGRswRIn an anecdote about a shrine-builder who only used materials from his hometown to ensure its purity - Vidya Kamat… https://t.co/8XxMbeIRhEThe uses of shrines are often determined by the socio-political and cultural context, and are sometimes, also creat… https://t.co/9uqi3kLGGoShrines can be accomodated anywhere - under a bridge, besides railway tracks, bordering shanties. Unlike viharas an… https://t.co/AI6Z095wqNVidya Kamat unfurls the story of her interest in shrine-building behaviours and patterns within the population of M… https://t.co/DF0jwPhktFEverything happens on Mumbai's local train! You begin to perceive life very differently. ~ Vidya Kamat narrates to… https://t.co/FrL9NMGpqGIn an anecdote from her experience travelling on Mumbai's local train, Vidya Kamat shared with her audience - a nar… https://t.co/F2KtJeBMx4A few stills from Vidya Kamat's art portfolio. ~ in a #MumbaiLocal session at MCubed Library, curated by… https://t.co/E4Oor3bpVU"Some of my work has a subtle way of protesting. I think every artist uses art as a means of protest. There are cer… https://t.co/116LNHX0bV"Mumbai Local gave me a space to introspect, to understand my own practice. I tend to move from art to research to… https://t.co/EM10um6qutVidya Kamat opens her #MumbaiLocal session, 'Who Belongs and How? Art Making and The City' at MCubed Library, curat… https://t.co/FZA30WBhlZUnable to make it to MCubed Library for a #MumbaiLocal with #VidyaKamat? No worries - you can catch her live on our… https://t.co/o62bpLC9Tq
2/1
2020
Right now @CSMVSmumbai - in parnership with the Children’s s Museum. #ShuthiVishwanath and her musicians introduce… https://t.co/u6lpBtSaQv
1/31
2020
Kabir's mysticism captured in the form of music. @KitabKhanaBooks pulses with Shabnam Virmani's voice, as she brea… https://t.co/q8hwUcgIhMThe quality of letting go. Of giving up. Of surrendering. This is described as Ram Ras. ~ a captivating, soulful p… https://t.co/zvulxhvmnNThe audience catches a brief snippet of Kabir panthi devotees, in a video that captures the recognition of the fact… https://t.co/jAiPxLuKp1As part of the Q&A session, an audience member asked about the significance of 'death' in Kabir's dohas. "Kabir do… https://t.co/CZKST13Ad9During the course of her #MumbaiLocal session, Shabnam Virmani tackled the mystic questions - Where have you come f… https://t.co/yVS7jIwEiWThe idea of submitting at the feet of a male lord didn't sit well with me. And then life happened, and I learnt an… https://t.co/wN09EaGrJQWe often lose sight of where we've come from. We escape our separation from our origin and its frugality. We try to… https://t.co/jfkWemcDee'The blind beggar's song evoked a vulnerability in me. It triggered a longing for love. There is a vulnerability in… https://t.co/i5Znvq0vBCAmazing turnout for Junoon’s #MumbaiLocal with #ShabnamVirmani - celebrating the opening day of the 10th… https://t.co/pxHRV8qB0C
Retweeted by Junoon TheatreShabnam Virmani opens her #MumbaiLocal session - 'The Call of a Song: My Journeys with Kabir' at @KitabKhanaBooks,… https://t.co/GlMDhDbWXYUnable to make it to @KitabKhanaBooks for a #MumbaiLocal with #ShabnamVirmani? No worries - you can catch her live… https://t.co/4jWEaMA0mB
1/17
2020
Thank you #AnishaMalhotra for this enlightening session, and for lending us an insight into the magical world of ed… https://t.co/41EiRU5gdL
1/15
2020
Join us for a #MumbaiLocal with #ShabnamVirmani to replete anecdotes, song, film clips and readings and a compellin… https://t.co/aARli8UQOK
1/13
2020
Thank you @parmeshs for providing us with a glimpse into the "homo-normative" world of cultural acupuncture. Thank… https://t.co/mImcnq1TSv"The second step was trying to find how we can translate the language of human rights - and make it mainstream. One… https://t.co/6kUv9EndXS"After Section 377 went away, we wanted to think about how we can really push for change. The first step was a ma… https://t.co/sVBfz6eM0e"Due to our cultural programming - our company, as a large, has been sensitised. We've normalized inclusive convers… https://t.co/2sHAIyb7N8"Marrying the need of the world, and our quest to create future cultural leaders, we came up with a Leadership Prog… https://t.co/SHAclNb8yw"The fact that we are in Vikhroli is a huge advantage. Our programme, in any case, is about marginality. Through ou… https://t.co/Fyr2FTXspE"Anything which is corporate-funded is looked at with suspicion. It's taken us a lot of years to get to this positi… https://t.co/wJENsMib2q"My caste is defined by my queerness, and my queerness is defined by my caste. People often think of our identity a… https://t.co/AwhvlV8kNi"We cross-pollinate various ideas and projects, to highlight what it means to be modern and Indian. Over the years,… https://t.co/RnBcVkZvMr"One way of creating other worlds is through cultural acupuncture. People often use culture to bring about social c… https://t.co/IRPlSz2FhK @parmeshs opens his #MumbaiLocal session, 'Re-imagining Through Cultural Acupuncture: Other Worlds Are Possible' at… https://t.co/rM38WsRrPEUnable to make it to @BDLMuseum for a #MumbaiLocal with @parmeshs ? No worries - you can catch him live right here… https://t.co/R7pBZ4nxDX
1/12
2020
Join us for a #MumbaiLocal with @parmeshs to connect the dots between us his two very public experiments: the Godre… https://t.co/i18fO2C6t0
1/6
2020
Thank you #MadhuRye and #VijayKenkre for this awe-inspiring journey into the very heart of playwrighting, and the s… https://t.co/o9s3PdCgFy"Whilst covering Durrenmatt, I couldn't convert it into a completely Gujarati-sounding play, because it spoke of an… https://t.co/0K8ERuJR3YA snippet from Madhu Rye's conversation with Vijay Kenkre, as he breaks down the art of being a playwright, and the… https://t.co/QnwA8YyZfz"Kumar Ni Agashi' was my third play, and that is all I'll tell you. Because even I don't know what it is about", cl… https://t.co/u6osURI0Je"There were times when people would come up to me and the cast, and express their confusion about my play, and ofte… https://t.co/kl56OQYNBZ"Ha Shekhar Khosla Kon Aahe' is relevant even today, because of its structure, which is is non-linear" asserts Kenk… https://t.co/u7PV1Qy1JH"Language is the least effective medium of communication. Who the hell understands what you say? If you say somethi… https://t.co/8w48YjBLLf"Would you say that your plays are the product of unrequited love?" asks Kenkre smugly. "Yes", replies Rye, with a… https://t.co/miMAkODv2H"I will not say that Madhu Rye is the greatest Gujarati playwright, because he is not. He is the greatest Indian pl… https://t.co/OLjukc7YVyMadhu Rye and Vijay Kenkre open their #MumbaiLocal session 'Inspired by Language: A Playwright's Journey' at MCubed… https://t.co/FAe0fx6vE3Unable to make it to MCubed Library for a #MumbaiLocal with #MadhuRye in conversation with #VijayKenkre? No worries… https://t.co/sJtecEJjbh
1/4
2019
Calling all writers, aspiring writers, lovers of language, theatre lovers, and audiences / readers who love engagin… https://t.co/f02QZvRlPJ
12/30
2019
Agents! Have you ever felt that women's writing gets critiqued or watched in a different way from the rest? Deepika… https://t.co/Do0iJ9jxNV
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12/29
2019
Now for the much-awaited Q&A session! #AnishaMalhotra answers the audience's questions - over a multitude of topic… https://t.co/AmFyRDzFxlThe session ends with a meaningful story about a young boy who only drew abstract feelings, leading to confusion am… https://t.co/WYjiycoUIsIn the 'Exploring Artefacts' section of her session, #AnishaMalhotra conducted a fun-filled, hands-on activity with… https://t.co/C4nhsranfw'Why is the packaging of a Kinder Joy different from that of Monster Gems?' We develop a sense of design thinking… https://t.co/rm3Q7rVUym'You need to motivate children to come up with multiple ideas, and subsequently, to synthesize them and form a cohe… https://t.co/0zIdj7xOV8In a stunning exercise, 2 groups of children were instructed to sketch a mirror image of the other's drawing. It w… https://t.co/yf3UGar8k2'Make the child think, make them try to do something new. If they're making fridge magnets, every child's magnet do… https://t.co/ZqB9tWK48s'You're told to colour within the lines, you're told which colours to use, and if you don't follow the rules - ther… https://t.co/aWmnvuicZ6
12/20
2019

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