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Aditya Raj

Our minds are saturated with the traditional images of Delhi city, comprising of Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India gate etc. But, can Delhi be defined by something more than its well-known places? Is there more to the city-life which often goes unnoticed? Aditya Raj, an artist questions the stereotypical images of Delhi city […]

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Vincent J.F. Huang

In this episode of Behind the Art we meet, Vincent J.F. Huang is a Taiwanese eco artist notable for his collaboration with the country of Tuvalu, which is forecast to be the first nation to disappear due to sea level rise, and his selection as the first Taiwanese artist to create a National Pavilion at […]

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Chetnaa

In this episode of Behind the Art, we meet Delhi-based artist Chetnaa and her geometric abstractions are drawn largely from the landscape and architecture of New Delhi, the city she grew up in. Her artistic practice is built on keen observations of the metropolis translated into an eloquent schematic of lines and markers. Initiated as […]

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Gurjeet Singh

Meet Gurjeet Singh, a visual artist who has his canvas glued to the roots of Punjabi folk art. With a vibrant dash of colours, Gurjeet defines his language of art replete with stories his grandmother told him and miniature paintings that his father put up on his wall as a child. A fusion of craft, […]

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Isaac Gergan

The story of Isaac Gergen is a fascinating amalgamation of photography, art and ceramics that blend together to create his body of work. The intersection of art and storytelling is part of Indian art tradition. The tellers of these tales are not only artists like Isaac but also carriers of knowledge who have the responsibility […]

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Aditi Agarwal

This urban life inspires all of us in different ways. Meet Aditi Aggarwal, a young artist in Delhi who has been juggling with her mediums drawing from dystopian worlds, hybridising her concepts on her canvas and using elements from her every day life in the metropolitan city. While painting she tends to de-structure the image […]

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Himanshu Thakur

What did you notice your way to work? The street? Maybe not, don’t worry – Himanshu Thakur has you covered. Watch his journey of creating art on the street as he clicks candid photographs and captures the nuances in his frames. Do you know an amazing artist? Share their story with us only on Behind […]

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Ita Mehrotra

Meet Ita Mehrotra, a graphic artist who spins illustrations and comic books around socio-political events in India. The author of Shaheen Bagh: A Graphic Recollection – Ita talks about the process of creating a graphic narrative. Through the portrayal of women’s stories in image and word, we re-enter some of the many poignant dialogues, debates […]

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Tanya Saggi

Tanya Saggi illustrates about mental health and queer rights. Drawing from her own life, Tanya’s journey of art has evolved from replicating from her inspirations to finally finding her own language of art. Today, Tanya likes to create a new pace and rhythm on her canvas. Digitising her art and working new flows in the […]

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Noor Ali

Noor Ali Chagani has a skill – the visual artists is a master in forging replicas of actual bricks on a small scale. You wouldn’t be able to accept that what you are looking at is not an actual wall. Creating miniature paintings and sculptures out of bricks, Noor’s art transcends all shapes and sizes. […]

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Priyanka Tampi

Meet Priyanka Tampi who has been inspired by the everyday nuances as she illustrates life as we know it. Portraits of her grandmother transformed into illustrations and animations. Each time she picked up her Wacom, she could see her great grandmother just sipping tea or a vegetable vendor passing on the street. And it is […]

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Hemant Chakma

21-year-old Rohan Bhatia from Thane, is an illustrator and animator based out of Mumbai. He finds happiness in creating paintings with different styles and mediums. And sometimes he is happy to wreck the medium and surprise everyone with crossovers that discuss everything from politics to social justice on this planet. He illustrates the city of […]

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Aditya Ray

He mixes sounds, builds colourful soundscapes, and creates sound out of nothing. Aditya Ray is a sound designer based in Delhi who makes background scores for films. He creates songs, record sounds from nature and from his surroundings using electronics and foley sounds. In this episode of Behind the Art, Aditya discusses how he generates […]

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Hemant Chakma

Sonjoy Das found the beats of a traditional Dhak spinning his imagination. He set out on his journey to explore different instruments and found that music was after all his true calling. Building symphonies from scratch, Sonjoy explores different music and blends it with each other. Experimenting with new styles of production and instruments, Sonjoy […]

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Hemant Chakma

Creating the story of an artist has become a staple at Pluc.TV. But do you want to know how we started? The creative team of Behind the Art walks you through the journey of painters, photographers, sculptors, folk-artists, illustrators, animators, navigating the popular representation of a creator, they discuss the ideas of a ‘tortured artist’, […]

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Hemant Chakma

Shruti Kotnala tells her stories through dance. The Kathak dancer will take you down memory lane with her history lesson on Kathak in India. Through her journey, Shruti shares how she found the dance form and how it has moulded her worldview over the years. She talks about being an artist in challenging times as […]

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Sukriti Vadhera Kohli

How does art play an important role in our mental well-being? Meet Sukriti Vadhera Kohli, founder of DocOfHappiness, an Instagram page that illustrates her art, focused on dealing with the stress and anxiety of our daily life. Giving a voice to all those unexpressed human emotions this artist from Mumbai is doing the magic, all […]

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Shamita Harsh

Meet Inbar Heller Algazi, an illustrator and creator based in France who draws from life experiences. An artist who explores the everyday nuances from her life, what made her hesitate in front of her canvas for the first time was drawing a girl from the recent war in Gaza. An illustrator that explores art in […]

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Shamita Harsh

Everything’s shrinking, from price tags and canvas sizes to payment models, as curators and gallerists experiment with fresh themes to tap a new audience. In the small Goan village of Kumbharjuva, where he was born in 1991, Diptej Vernekar grew up amid carnivals and floats that fascinated him. The son of a carpenter, this artist […]

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Vishal Malhotra

I have been an actor for 25 years and then I decided to make a transition to NFT. Yes, you heard that right. I am making quite the ripples with my latest collaboration with the artist Ishita Banerjee to release a Non Fungible Token or what you now popularly know as an NFT. Feels amazing […]

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Shamita Harsh

Meet Suruchi Jamkar who is an Indian contemporary artist exploring a unique style. A nomadic journey, Suruchi has travelled across the length and breadth of India to understand the roots of different art forms. The artist finds inspiration from her globe trotting adventures, to her history lessons in India and finally from small anecdotes of […]

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Hemant Chakma

Meet the street artist from Assam, India, who hates blank walls and creates art to fill each of them up. A staunch believer in free art, Neelim doesn’t want any labels to define him or his art. Traveling in his jeep around northeast India, he keeps his art supplies in tow and transforms public spaces. […]

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DJ Deepu

Meet the sensation of Uttar Pradesh-DJ Deepu who is winning the hearts of people with his vibration music

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Shamita Harsh

6 fHow we designed a grid that connects people in the pandemicThis Instagram account – 6ftlove- has been creating a grid of global solidarity during COVID-19. But want to know something cool? A trans US-India team is working to design and create Instagram’s largest network of people who are physically distancing, with illustrations and personal […]

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Shamita Harsh

It isn’t easy for an artist to survive in Japan but Yuri Kezuka is a contemporary ceramic artist who has been inspired to create art with a twist. She follows both traditional and postmodern art practices. Yuri’s sculptures will not paint over cracks, instead her unique style accentuates the imperfections to bring new meaning with […]

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Shubham Gupta

Art as a medium can be very effective in curbing hate speech. Watch how these artists are using their creativity to fight this at a time when hate speech is being promoted in various forms

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People Like Us

Listen to the story of People Tree and Dior. People tree claimed that Dior plagiarised their design. Know the whole story here

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Abu Sufiyan

Tarique Hameed’s Dastangoi in Old Delhi aims to spread the message of Hindu-Muslim unity through a dastangoi based on the novel ‘Topi Shukla’

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Shubham Gupta

Meet the woman who’s fighting street harassment by illustrating abuse on New York streets?

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Hemant Chakma

Attempting to explore what art really is, meet Hemant Chakma as he explores what art really is by developing new mediums and got inclined towards wall art and painting in the process. He explains how he transforms his dreams into art. Watch his interesting story in this episode of #BehindTheArt

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