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Smooth sailing all the way?
Susanne Jaschko, who was involved in the Transmediale International Festival, Berlin, was in Chennai, recently. She presented the videos, which had been selected for the festival and spoke about the special features of Media Art.
Where past meets present
The works of seven celebrated sculptors are on show till April 16 at Welcom Art Gallery in the city. The exhibition highlights their ouevre from the 1950s to the present day.
S. Neelakantan, academic counsellor (electronic media) at the Madras University and Anna University, has contributed his technical skills to enable the growth of Audio World, a digital recording studio at Mylapore in the city. A profile.
Turning the spotlight on the seamier side of industry is the objective of the international environment group - Greenpeace. Ananthapadmanabhan, executive director, Greenpeace India, discusses some of the issues taken up by the activists in Chennai .
Changing Chennai... at what cost?
Waterfront Marina is likely to become an enclave of highrises, and dwarfing them all could be the `new Government secretariat'. The Queen Mary's College and Lady Willingdon College could be the first victims of modernisation.
'Social equity must for growth'
Prof. James Midgley, Dean, School of Social Sciences, University of California was recently in the city to deliver a lecture on social development in the years to come at the Madras School of Social Work.
"The Very Best Of The Eagles", is the latest album released by the band. It spans the golden 1970s of retro rock.
The brilliant blue colour makes the Kayambu flower truly unique. Though the flowering season is short, the leaves are evergreen. Therefore, it is an ideal plant to raise in one's garden.
As part of the India Studies Programme of the Department of English, University of Madras, a lecture on `Politics and Sports' was recently delivered by Prof. Ian Macdonald, of the University of Brighton, U.K. A report.
Down memory lane
At a recently concluded symposium, organised by the Government College of Fine Arts and the South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur, the focus was on the early days of the college. A report.
They called the tune
IF YOU thought bagpipes only sounded out the wailing "Amazing Grace" on a lonely Scottish moor, think again. At the show organised this weekend by the Alliance Francaise of Madras at the Open Air Theatre in IIT-Madras, French band Faubourg de ...
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