Harkat in the Press
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.
The 16mm Film Festival is going places. And they have a preview in Mumbai that you wouldn't want to miss
Attend an event that brings together innovators from various fields to bond over the importance of alternate learning spaces
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
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.
And Sometimes She Loved Me Too short film review by movie critic Rachel Pullen. Directed by Karan Talwar, starring Neil Bhoopalam and Yuki Ellias.
The Museum of Ordinary Objects in Mumbai is an initiative that crowdsources ordinary objects and showcases the relatable, universal stories they tell.
An upcoming drama combines storytelling with sand art through a story of college friends stuck in traffic
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 new experiment in Versova will pay homage to objects from our daily lives that mean the world to us
A temporary museum in Mumbai seeks to celebrate the everyday objects that add meaning to individual lives.
A week-long event looks at violence and it's perception through an interactive research project, talks and film screenings
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.
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
Here's how a bunch of poetry collectives and new-age poets are keeping Urdu alive and relevant through ghazal writing workshops, mushairas and poetry slams
A group of artistes will take the stage in a two-hour show to interpret the idea of gender and sexuality through music, dance, comedy and art
Currently playing: four powerful animated documentaries on first-hand accounts of gender-based violence from across the conflict-ridden country.
Every Sunday this month, Andheri’s cosiest tucked-away spaces — Harkat Studios — has been dedicated to a burgeoning new genre in the world of children’s theatre, through the organising of a first-of-i
Santosh Sivan's spin on Georg Büchner's play Woyzeck has found expression in a cineplay, set in a tribal village
A couple of weeks ago, on a Saturday night, I decided to ditch bar hopping in my hometown Mumbai and head for a mushaira; a kind of poetry recital that had its
A man in all-black production attire shoots an audience with a camcorder in an almost lackadaisical manner. The footage is instantaneously projected on a large screen behind, in grainy black and white
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.
Anyone wanting to discover music and film in Mumbai should come to Harkat Studios. For co-workers too, the Studios are worth a visit: Harkat is Mumbai’s first independent art space and is run by an Indo-German couple.