Jaideep Sen

Biography:

A zealous practitioner in the precise art of unfurling, holding up, deftly turning, and getting absorbed thereby in the broadsheets of a newspaper, Jaideep is constantly in pursuit of an elusive immaculate state of abeyant being, which he strives to subsume, and convey, by keeping his head in the clouds, and having his feet firmly implanted on the streets, taking in every sight, sound and smell in a manner that he believes will ultimately fulfill his existence.

Writer's nook: How did Daniel Kehlmann's Tyll gain unexpected relevance from the pandemic?

Daniel Kehlmann's Tyll was never meant to be relevant to anything current in the world, but the pandemic ironically made its grim, dark themes endear deeply to readers.

30 Jun 2020

Art world mourns the loss of Zarina Hashmi, celebrated artist passes away in London at age 83

Celebrated Indian-born American artist Zarina Hashmi breathed her last in London. She was 83 years old.

26 Apr 2020

Art that clicks: A look at some of the best Indian online exhibitions and virtual reality shows

A new art season is opening across the country — that of online exhibitions and 360° VR tours.
 

23 Apr 2020

Interview: Professor Dave O’Connor chats about Discovery's new show Pandemic: COVID-19 

PANDEMIC: COVID-19, a one-hour Discovery special offers an in-depth look at the pandemic sweeping the globe.

17 Apr 2020

'Humanity must unite to survive': Taslima Nasrin tells us about 'the unseen enemy' of COVID-19 

Taslima Nasrin speaks about the novel coronavirus pandemic, while we get her to reflect on the re-release of My Girlhood, the first part of her memoirs.

10 Apr 2020

Urban, mystical mythologies: An interview with David LaChapelle on divine acts, faith and embracing nature

You don’t get names much bigger than that of David LaChapelle in fine art photography. He has clicked pretty much every celebrity you can think of. But that’s before he turned his attention to nature.

14 Mar 2020

Art & culture on pause: Snowball effect of coronavirus brings world of entertainment to a standstill

The snowball effect across the worlds of fashion, cinema, tourism, entertainment — and sports — has brought the global attention and concern over the coronavirus outbreak to our doorsteps.

13 Mar 2020

‘We’re just two degrees away from a climate catastrophe’: Andrew Cohen on Climate Change, The Facts

Have you ever wondered, could mankind go extinct in our lifetime, or perhaps, in this millennium? 

06 Mar 2020

De Boer’s market: Sonal Singh of Christie’s India chats about 'The Jane and Kito de Boer Collection'

A chat with Sonal Singh of Christie’s India on the highly prized and prestigious upcoming auction titled A Lasting Engagement: The Jane and Kito de Boer Collection.

06 Mar 2020

On a train to Jaipur junction: Namita Gokhale offers an enjoyable celebration of old-fashioned storytelling

JLF co-founder Namita Gokhale’s new book is far from a festival diary, and rather, a celebration of the pleasures of writing.

28 Feb 2020

Mind the baby! A must-watch family show on animal offspring faced by global climate change 

The lives of animal babies are no doubt cute and adorable, but in the era of global climate change, they face challenges like never before — here’s a must-watch show for the entire family.

28 Feb 2020

Master of darkness: Shaaz Jung and the elusive black panther in the jungles of South India

Shaaz Jung has many distinctions to his name, but the one that has us sitting up, with our hair standing on end, is the fact that he has often found himself staring into the eyes of the black panther.

28 Feb 2020

Festival report: The buyers come home as India Art Fair 2020 makes room for new buyers and younger collectors

Amidst all the expected chaos of a bustling India Art Fair 2020, the hosts rather intuitively made room for quiet debate, consideration and the fostering of young enthusiasts and new buyers.

14 Feb 2020

India's pride and joy: Saving the Asiatic Lions in Gir with Upma Bhatnagar on The Lion Kingdom

Filmmaker-producer Upma Bhatnagar takes us to the depths of the Gir National Park, and the hearts of the locals, to tell us a gut-wrenching story of the survival of the majestic Asiatic Lion.

03 Feb 2020

On girls & dads’ legacies: Sonequa Martin-Green leads Star Trek where it has never gone before

Sonequa Martin-Green has boldly gone where no woman has gone before, and she has a few ideas on carrying forward her father’s name. 

03 Feb 2020

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