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Monday, November 30, 2020

Articles by Aparna Ananthuni

Krishna, the ‘divine prankster’

Don’t touch my body in the road, Shyam. Lover, let me go fetch water. My mother-in-law and sister-in-law will hear of this; why do you frighten my...

Ode to women

The theme of this year’s Federation of Indian Music and Dance Victoria’s Independence Day concert was Prakriti, The Creatrix: Celebrating Women’s Empowerment. The concert included...

Like water on hot concrete: The artist in diaspora

Anindita Banerjee wins the Wyndham Art Prize for her video FADE, based on a vanishing alpona “I’ve never been a nine-to-five kind of person,” says...

Justifying the male gaze and its violence

APARNA ANANTHUNI reviews Jacques Audiard’s award-winning Dheepan, which screened at the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival in Melbourne in May 2017

Arvind Kejriwal is ‘An Insignificant Man’

APARNA ANANTHUNI talks to film-makers Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla who filmed the Indian politician over one extremely eventful year as he sought to disrupt Indian politics

Encouraging kids to take creative risks

APARNA ANANTHUNI brings you Taksh Patel, a 10-year-old writer who edited Early Harvest in 2016, a children’s literary journal

Remarkable kathak: Nirupama and Rajendra

It’s a wonderful modern interpretation of kathak, but APARNA ANANTHUNI worries about a striking element of dissonance

A Carnatic dedication

The Samarpanam fundraising concert was a coming-of-age moment in the Melbourne Carnatic community for Pragadeesh Shamugarajah, writes APARNA ANANTHUNI
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Aparna is an aspiring writer of historical fiction and fantasy for young adults and children. She also loves reading, drawing and Indian classical music, and often develops strange obsessions like typewriter-collecting.

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