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Kala Ghoda Arts Festival

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is an annual festival, nine days long, commencing always on the first Saturday of February and closing always on the second Sunday in February, in the Kala Ghoda area of South Mumbai. From its inception in 1999, the Festival has grown in stature and popularity, attracting visitors and participants from other parts of the country, and the world. The Festival is organised by the Kala Ghoda Association (a non-profit organisation that states its objectives as “physically upgrading the Kala Ghoda sub-precinct and making it the…

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SEJAL MODY: IN SEARCH OF FREEDOM THROUGH ART

The colors express emotion; textures express intention and the compositions express narration. This is true for most art, but this statement is unique to each artist. Born and raised in Mumbai, Sejal exhibited a keen interest and talent in the arts. She studied fine arts from Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai with Bachelor of Fine Arts. Unhappy with the uni-dimensional world of paintings, she decided to trail ceramics. Realizing that a mere certificate course in pottery would not take her far, she went all…

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ASHMI WAGHELA: SKY IS THE LIMIT

“A painter yes but a color consultant?” one queries warily. Ashmi Waghela by profession an Interior designer, color consultant and decor stylist, says her art and paintings are not just for visual delight, mental pleasure or even thought but designed to heal, to induce calm and develop positive vibes. Art being Ashmi’s passion since childhood she has realized that any painting may bring joy, perhaps sorrow or at least simple, indifferent observation. Her work is designed specifically to not only appeal physically or emotionally but…

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