Aesthetic explorations


Apart from supporting the groups with their mural plans, acquiring the required materials, soothing out an odd moment of panic in one of the groups, cleanliness and waste disposal, there was this other ‘thing’ we tried to be mindful of,  which was to ensure that we don’t miss the feverish, buzzing […]

Reflections Off a Mural


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Since time immemorial, men and women have  explored the world, their immediate and not so immediate environments, contemplating upon and celebrating nature.  Inspired by the myriad materials in nature, they have made things of great beauty, utility and significance. Having engaged and excelled in making, crafting, designing, engineering, we have continuously stretched boundaries and […]

PARI – A Resource


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In this post, I share an excerpt from an interview* with artist Ravi Kumar Kashi in which he speaks on art and art education.  In  the excerpt I share, Kashi talks to educator Lakshmi Karunakaran about his childhood, his introduction to art and early influences that shaped his artistic leanings.  While listening to Kashi recount his […]

Art and early childhood




At the second international seminar on Philosophy of Education, 2014, organized by The Azim Premji University in Bangalore, Professor Stephen De Giulio  made a presentation titled, ‘Power and Aesthetics: Rabindranath Tagore’s Decolonizing Pedagogy”.  During the presentation, he asked the audience to think of themselves as teachers who had small children […]

Aesthetic Explorations in higher education: An illustration