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The Urban Non-narrative and an Independent Language of Cinema

The progress of cinema as an art form can be seen through the emergence of an independent language of depicting the urban.

Meeting Lautrec in Chicago

It is as if each of us possesses an ever-expanding mental gallery where we keep adding aterial—images, memories, and thoughts that are “us.”

​A Pandemic Parable

Returning Migrant Workers and the Sound of Empty Vessels A satirical take on a couple watching, from the wings, as migrant workers walked thousands of kilometres back to their villages one year ago.

​On Reading

As our lives are increasingly taken over by electronic gadgets and screens, we should remind ourselves how reading can change lives and bring us unfathomable hours of happiness.

The Syntax of Sexism

Why are women routinely excluded from knowledge domains—especially in the sciences, but also in the arts and humanities?

On the Aesthetics of Public Spaces

A panel discussion on tradition and modernity in cities leads to insights on public good and the role of urban design.

Vignettes on the Go

An Indian urban sketcher on what it means to be part of a global movement that encourages street art

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