When In Mumbai…

If you have just two days in Mumbai (Bombay), here is how you can enjoy a proper Bombay experience!

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Publicly Courting Art

Self-honouring 3D portraits, a startling mother-child sculpture, the refreshing Common Man statue, funky cows and flying buses. Mumbai city has the good, bad and indifferent when it comes to public art, each with an intent behind their existence

Art Walk: Mumbai

A day of art sightings punctuated with local tasting could make for a beautiful day of indulgences – for the mind and the soul  Art in the city of Mumbai is not really about anything specific in particular. Galleries choose from abstract to contemporary Indian to international illustrations, and then right back to canvases from…

How Are You Like This?

When my friend visited India from Estonia, it was her premier trip to a tropical destination. And so the visit was fuelled by questions, unabated enthusiasm and a fat guidebook. Her first real meal was dal chawal – staple Indian food as requested. Out of politeness, she asked if we would feel offended if she…

The Writing On The Wall

Photographed by Poulomi Dey  Mumbai’s vertical facades have sported a range of colourful splashes: some beckon an intrigued craning of necks and some provoke a scornful clicking of tongues. Some don’t even make sense, inciting the rolling of eyes. In any case, they invoke some form of reaction from us – as intended. You wonder…