Philosophy of art


In my readings about the role of the arts in education, I have come across perspectives that emphasize the role of the arts either to understand other subjects, or ones that elaborate on how the arts can and do provide for what other subjects do not! The latter perspective is often […]

Learning with the Arts


(C) Jamuna Inamdar
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


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Looking back on this past semester, I feel glad that almost all students in our liberal studies undergraduate programme, whether pursuing a Physics or Economics major, expressed excitement at having enrolled in Creative Expressions, a curricular component that engages students in arts and aesthetic explorations along with physical practice.  Having entered the programme with […]

Art, Politics, Perception by Kaustuv Roy