Theatre of the Streets
On 1 January 1989, Janam was attacked in performance in a working class locality on the outskirts of Delhi. Safdar Hashmi, Janam's brilliant leader, was killed in this attack. This book contains an...
On Art and Literature
This English-language edition presents the celebrated Cuban writer and revolutionary José Martí’s thoughts on art and literature. His essays on painters and literary figures can stand with the ...
With a Preface by Naresh Fernandes, author of Taj Mahal Foxtrot.
Noise Uprising brings to life the moment and sounds of a cultural revolution. Between the...
The essays in this book, written over a decade and half, are an exercise in making sense of a world in pieces. Located in the post-partition Punjab on the Indian side of the border, these range ove...
Vivan Sundaram: History Project
This book is an intensive reconsideration of the very first site-specific installation staged in India. Vivan Sundaram, one of India's most innovative artists, located his 'History Project', markin...
The Book of Dhaka
Dhaka may be one of the most densely populated cities in the world – noisy, grid-locked, short on public amenities, and blighted with sprawling slums – but, as these stories show, it is...
Nilima Sheikh’s art practice from 1969 to 2012 forms the subject of Trace Retrace. The book is structured in three parts: visual, discursive and a combination of the two.
The largest ...
Amrita Sher-Gil: A self-portrait in letters and writings, Vols. 1 & 2
This self-portrait of the iconic Indian painter Amrita Sher-Gil (1913–1941) represents more than a life. For this book in two volumes, Amrita's extant letters and writings are translated and repr...
Vivan Sundaram Is Not a Photographer
In this book, Ruth Rosengarten considers the expanded field of the ‘photographic’ in the work of Indian artist Vivan Sundaram, beginning with the notion that Sundaram is not a photographer in a...
The history and trajectory of Indian modern art, a little over a century old by broad consensus, has begun to receive close scholarly attention only in the last two or so decades. And within it, it...