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Season 6

Neha Thakar wins The Promising Artist Award 2010. Subuhi Jiwani cheers on.

The Rising Graph of the Graphic Book

Abhay Sardesai provides a compact but comprehensive survey of the burgeoning graphic novel scene in India and examines how contemporary artists have mined the comic book image in significant ways.

The Oddball’s Wondrous Capers

Spaced-out insomniacs, psychic cartographers, government babus and Calomine X salesmen are some of the eccentric characters that populate Sarnath Banerjee’s world. Sayandeb Chowdhury discusses his contexts and infl uences.

A Woman Lives to Tell Her Tale

Amruta Patil tells Vivek Menezes that Kari, her acclaimed coming-of-age graphic novel, started out as the story of her alter-ego but eventually became a narrative about her own self.

The Magical Charm of Manga

Riho Isaka relives the pleasures of reading manga comics and analyses the reasons behind their abiding popularity and impact on Japanese society.

Troubling Tradition

Tallur L. N.’s first solo show at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum gives us bang for
the buck, giggles Zehra Jumabhoy.

Welcome to This Situation

Conversation as performance. Nivedita Magar responds to Tino Sehgal’s
debut in India.