Samir Karnik Feature

October 13, 2015

Kyoorius Knocks: Enzo Guitars & Samir Karnik

“I was alive in the forest, I was cut by the cruel axe, in life I was silent but in death I sweetly sing.”  — Inscription on an Elizabethan lute.   Samir Karnik is a luthier. […]

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July 1, 2015

Kyoorius Knocks: Block Shop

Hopie and Lily Stockman, two sisters (of four) brought up on the farms of New Jersey, built and painted things together since young. And their comfortable and able partnership gave birth to Block Shop – […]

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December 23, 2014

Kyoorius Knocks: Karthik Vaidyanathan, Varnam

Preserving the 200-year-old art of lac-turnery, Varnam – a venture by Karthik Vaidyanathan to revive the ancient lacquerware craft of Channapatna and showcase it to the world – has grown from a family of 4 people […]

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December 1, 2014

Kyoorius Knocks: Madhavan Palanisamy

“Photography helps me grab hold of this huge, invisible universe and share it with others”, Madhavan Palanisamy or Maddy, writes as the opening line in the ‘About’ section of his website. Reading a little further, […]

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Vinayak Varma

November 19, 2014

Kyoorius Knocks: Vinayak Varma

Under the guise of a talented graphic designer and illustrator, Vinayak Varma is a storyteller, who dreams of authoring a book one day. An alumnus of Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology in Bangalore, he has an […]

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Avinash Bhalerao

October 13, 2014

Kyoorius Knocks: Avinash Bhalerao

This week on Knocks, we dropped in on Avinash Bhalerao, Art Director at KA Advertising in Mumbai. Below are excerpts from the conversation. Q: What kind of work do you enjoy the most? Do you […]

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Aziza Iqbal

October 10, 2014

Kyoorius Knocks: Aziza Iqbal

Aziza Iqbal is an artist and a self-taught pattern designer who currently resides in Doha. Below is the conversation we began with her to understand ourselves, the play of patterns, a love affair that turned […]

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July 22, 2014

Kyoorius Knocks: Bikramjit Bose

Freezing moments in frames, photographer Bikramjit Bose reels us into the intriguing world of images, reflections, shadows, light and moments. Bikramjit graduated from the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Banglaore and took on […]

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April 24, 2014

Kyoorius Knocks: Prabha Mallya

Be it for editorial illustrations, personal scribbles or other assignments, feline creature have been a part of her work since long. Recently as well, Prabha Mallya dedicated a day to drawing leopards. Though other animals (including […]

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April 17, 2014

Kyoorius Knocks: Janine Shroff

Her personal body of work might raise a few eye-brows for their boldness and nudity; and these reactions became one of the reasons for such boldness in her art. Just that Janine Shroff had witnessed […]

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