Abstract – up-close

Going up-close is what one owes to the exhibition of abstract paintings and digital works by Juergen Puetz, which is on display at Pitanga until the 13th of September. When one meets Juergen, the first thing one notices is, not only the warmth of his eyes, but also, and even…

authors wanted for Voices Corps

Clare Fanning (Voices Corps), who has been assisting putting up Auroville authors books for sale online, now offers to feature short interviews with Auroville authors on an online site that Voices Corps has signed up with. If you would like to be featured, please contact Claire on <voicecorps@gmail.com> with the…

Meet two of our executives

Meet two of the Auroville Art Service' executives: Renu and Marco. Dear all, we all have been speaking of the "karma yoga campaign". With the help of Puneet, a communication expert, who visited Auroville last year, I had been working on creating a documentary where process becomes a "self enquiry",…

Calligraphy is meditation, not just decorative writing

from an article in PuneMirror: In town for a special workshop on Japanese calligraphy, accomplished artist Jyoti Naoki Eri speaks about the transformative powers of the art and how it can depict deep emotions aesthetically Calligraphy, the evocative art of decorative writing, is something we all know as a craft…

Souled Out – Interview with Pierre Legrand

Arts Illustrated's latest issue - Across Borders - hits the stands today!! Exploring the shifting paradigms of boundaries - both physical and conceptual - the issue features an exclusive interview with artist extraordinaire Pierre Legrand. Read on as he tells us why the complex is simple and the simple, complex.…

Out-of-the-Box sound from Auroville

from The Hindu: Members of Auroville-based band Emergence say their music is about bonhomie and breaking barriers “I was inspired when I saw Mishko playing in a concert. I asked him if he’ll help me with my jazz and he asked me to help him with his English in exchange,”…