April 29, 2014

Anu Rana: Imagination with purpose, sort of like Mary Poppins

I laughed to myself the other day when I realized my childhood obsession of collecting all sorts of objects has indeed carried on into adulthood. When I was younger I would retrieve and organize stamps, […]

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February 24, 2014

Works of Japanese Artist Naomi Okubo

For anyone who works professionally in the fashion industry, creation is inevitably tied to consumerism. But an artist can visually interpret the habits of a consumer and therefore, fashion for fashion’s sake. Naomi Okubo of […]

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January 27, 2014

Art is an extension of the most interesting part of a person

I’m inescapably drawn to bold, delicious, exotic, borderline-obnoxious color and pattern in visual art. I was considering one day whether my attraction is inevitable, such as appreciating a sing-along pop song without any sort of […]

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December 19, 2013

Most Popular Stories of 2013

2013 has been really interesting for Kyoorius. We had a slew of new activities, launches and of course, yet another successful Designyatra. On kyoorius.com, we made an effort to bring you original curated content, some […]

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November 15, 2013

Guest Post: Imaginative pieces by Mehak Sharma

As a blogger of all sorts of creativity, I have to decide what to share and what not to. While it’s a subjective exercise, there is one criteria that never seems to fail in my […]

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September 12, 2013

Guest Post: Work of Pallavi Sen

More often than not, my imagination is much more colorful and vivid than my immediate reality. So when I came across Pallavi Sen‘s thesis project, Home Beautiful, I felt magnetically drawn and also somewhat uncomfortable—a […]

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August 9, 2013

Guest Post: Work of Maheswari Janarthanan

One night in Goa a new friend and I delved into the universe, its origins, and related questions an evening ocean and fully starred sky tend to draw out. Clearly unsettled after a few minutes, […]

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July 11, 2013

Guest post: Beyond Indian kitsch

I can walk the streets of Bandra as an expat and easily stumble upon Indian kitsch, which surely has its place, but the brand of art that draws my greater interest introduces everyday culture in […]

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June 13, 2013

Guest Post: Karen Knorr’s India Song

There are qualities of a culture that rise to the surface, forming first breaths and first impressions. Each time I return to India, I quickly appreciate the delicate gradation of life. There is a sense […]

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May 21, 2013

Guest Post: Kundalini Arts

I was told to write about pieces of of Indian creativity from a personal point of view. I was unsure of how to go about this; I was born in India, but have grown up […]

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