The Firebird has flown back home, from Stanford to Ashoka. And with him, he brings flowers of flame with his new novel, to be published soon. Here’s an excerpt from the writer himself. From what we gather from this excerpt, the novel explores the queer relationships, which may not be so queer, and questions the queerness of the queer itself. The novel explores the borders overlapping borders between the geo-political, sensual, emotional and the cross zones of complexity. The
Shri Bhabanishankar Dasgupta is the elder son and disciple of the living legendary Sarode Maestro Padma Bhushan (Pt.) Buddhadev Dasgupta.
Raga Kedara, belonging to the Kalyan thaat, is a Night Raga, which is resplendent with the beauty of love. While the raga could be rendered as a sringara rasa, it ultimately transcends into mysticism. Human desire and yearning blends into sublime grandeur. Whether in music, dance or painting, Kedara has the resonance of emotions strung f
Adriana Drix and Diego Hauptman Jayita: Thank you Adriana for the awesome photo-clips and the slide show in slow movement. Diego’s photography and his musical drones or after effects with Carsten’s Rudra Veena has created the ambiance of mysticism, which go so well with the concept we have been discussing for a while. What I like in the costumes and postures along with the backdrop and the music mixing is the multiplicity of cultural layers which you have been working with. S