Harkat in the Press
Harkat Lab is staying with the film medium even as much of the world goes digital. Founder Karan Suri Talwar talks to Mid-Day.com about the lab’s upcoming 45-day residency and challenges from the pandemic
‘Unshared Childhoods’ is a multi-sensorial piece designed and conceptualised by Tanvi Shah, who wanted to create a piece around empathy. It is done through unsent letters received from across the world, which are read by people in the audience
A year after theatres shut down, artistes are reinventing themselves in the digital world to stay relevant
A new medium designed by an alternative performance studio in Mumbai hopes to cater to the needs of virtual performances.
"I had been having the same problem from high school to adulthood. As someone overweight, I had followed all kinds of advice, diets, and exercises to lose
Aram Nagar in Mumbai once housed Partition refugees. It has now emerged as a creativity hub for media firms.
The Mumbai-based singer-songwriter’s latest collaborative project features an all-women ensemble from the frontlines and behind the scenes of music
A new play about Mahabharat’s Hidima, is a subversive if self-referential take on an age-old tale, says Vikram Phukan
City-based Harkat Studios has curated 20 experimental films for the upcoming Serendipity Arts Festival in Goa.
Harkat Studios, the space where Gul was staged, was filled with the sweet smell of jasmine gajras and the soft tunes of two men playing In Aakhon Ki Masti Ke on a sarangi and tabla. The play addresses the place of women through the ages, particularly performing women, nautch girls, and bar dancers
Museum of ordinary Object comes up with yet another ordinary but yet meaningful exhibition displaying keys of all kind.
The tale of two old friends resolving their issues while stuck in a JAM with the introduction of sand art is compelling.
Based on a radio play by author Annie Zaidi, Jam was the South Asia region winner of BBC’s international playwriting competition and is now all set to be performed as part of the Old World Theatre Festival in the capital.
The Museum of Ordinary Objects in Mumbai is an initiative that crowdsources ordinary objects and showcases the relatable, universal stories they tell.
Latest edition of Museum of Ordinary Objects showcases objects that people brought with them as they made Mumbai their home
In their play Mrs and Marx, artistes Satchit Puranik and Michaela Talwar wanted to demystify and humanise Karl Marx. As part of their prep, they read the letters the couple wrote to each other, which speak of their deep love for one another, and discussions on ways to make ends meet
Michaela Talwar and Satchit Puranik play Jenny and Karl Marx in a new multi-lingual documentary theatre production
In Bengaluru, artists are battling twin evils of soaring real estate prices and a snowballing traffic problem.
A temporary museum in Mumbai seeks to celebrate the everyday objects that add meaning to individual lives.
Quasar Thakore Padamsee, who has directed the play, talks about how relevant it is even today…
Ashavari Majumdar’s Surpanakha draws on different versions of the Hindu epic and is divided into three parts, which explore the character’s relationships with Ravana, Rama and Sita
Transmedia artist Ali Akbar Mehta has been asking the ‘colour of anger’ online and many answers are surprising. Now, at Harkat Studios, many hues come together to tell the tale of force and fear.
This weekend, the stage is set for the theatre community to discuss and debate the trickier aspects of intellectual property at a convention.
OddBird Theatre and Foundation resides in a converted warehouse with white brick walls, high ceilings, French windows and an informal vibe.
Are you tired of going to watch movies that involve pricey multiplex tickets and popcorn that exceeds even the cost of those tickets? Moreover, are you tired of
Currently playing: four powerful animated documentaries on first-hand accounts of gender-based violence from across the conflict-ridden country.
Film Aaj-Kal Festival aims to create a space where cinephiles can choose the best between mainstream and indie cinema.
The exhibition features installations by artists Harsh Raman, Iti Agarwal, Michaela Strobel, Mitwa Abhay Vandana, Suri, and Sheba Alexander.
The first ever Mumbai Clown Festival, ongoing in the city is a collaborative effort to spread the good cheer
These are some of the 300 displays at the Museum of Ordinary Objects, which will open at Studio Safdar from September 22-30.
Intimate performance spaces give emerging artists an affordable platform to showcase their work. These places ensure prices are affordable for both performers and audiences.