There are a few things that are incomparable, and understandably in a more obvious sense, all such things are usually non-human. But sometimes, some exceptional individuals surpass those limits, showing the rest of the world what can be achieved while being in the ‘ambits’ of being human and Dr. Sen is one such example. The […]
Famous for its scathing and unequivocal take on caste issues, Navyana is one rare gem of a publishing house which is not chasing ‘sales’ in a world rife with propaganda ridden or shallow content. More so, Navyana has not only written conventional textbooks about serious caste issues, it has also published exemplary graphic novels like […]
Serpentine kafkaesque panels; minimal or almost no use of text; worlds where venomous consumerism has consumed the lives of everyone; and palpable social commentary which snakes through the reader’s mind- Appupen’s (George Mathen) works have carved a niche in the Indian graphic novel market and are pretty much responsible for gravitating more readers to the […]
We were excited to start a conversation with the much-admired Indian artist and storyteller, Allen Shaw, at Chitrakatha ’17, the international animation festival held at NID, Ahmedabad. Talking about his journey through the world of visual narratives, Allen talked about the influences which shaped his own graphic storytelling and the importance of graphic narratives in […]
It was on a cold January morning that we finally got to meet, Sarnath Banerjee- the father of the modern Indian Graphic Novel. While not exactly terrible, Delhi winters are still difficult to brave, and we had traveled around 50kms for the interview. Tired and hungry, we managed to make it to Mr. Banerjee’s […]
We got an opportunity to talk to Srijani Goswami, a graphic designer/artist from Kolkata, who recently published her Bengali comic Sleep. Tell us something about your journey as a graphic-based storyteller? How did it start? I was a storyteller since childhood and got drawn towards comics such as- Tintin, Asterix, et cetera. Although my school discouraged reading […]
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