Snowfall – artistic & scientific

Glazed Stoneware Ceramic Bowl Set. Talc Deposits pooling together = Glaze not melted completely for some Or Snowfall near Christmas for some.

 

Sometimes we get so technical/scientific, that even our eyes betray us. Only ‘new eyes’ can see beauty/design.

Sometimes we get so caught-up in the aesthetics, that we get blocked and stay stuck without experimenting and breaking boundaries.

Have we as humans developed to a point/time of balancing these aspects of the scientific & the artistic?

Big Bang Theory is passé. My all time favorite cartoon movie is not Tangled. It’s Shrek – part 1.

Cheers ! For this merry season. Snowfall !!

What/Who is an Artist

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My Father
Asked me today

Why do you define your
Brand Identity
Brand Awareness
Brand Consciousness
As – Artist . Potter . Writer

Well, What to do
I responded
Hopefully today is the day
When just the word Artist

Will convey

 

Back in Delhi !

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‘Peace’ – Handmade Stoneware Ceramics, Electric Fired

It’s Great! It’s Incredible !
Just to be Back in Delhi from the Mountains.

Enjoyed tasting the first hand-crafted Indian beer – Bira 91 at a friend’s b’day last night. http://www.bira91.com
(Super happy to see the quality of products and design reaching a different level)

Touched by the stories told by the Dance performance ‘The Courtesan – An Enigma’ by Manjari Chaturvedi and the Narritive by Neesha Singh on the lives of well known courtesans (Gauhar Jaan ! :-))
http://www.sufikathak.com/

Also attended the Dhrupad concert by the Gandecha Brothers
(http://dhrupad.org/) at the WWF, New Delhi a few days ago.
Reminded me of the little interaction with Zia Fariduddin Dagar at the end of a small intimate gathering in IHC many years ago. Thanks to my friend Arjun for having invited me for both these events.

 

Fire Speaks through Clay: Creating Life

The Element
Speaks through
This Fired Clay

Being Alive and Free
Being in a state of “ready to die”
Living on the edge
Vitrified !

As young people
We are the Fire element
And it is
Surely Needed
For Change
Cause only through
This Belief
And this Strength
Literally This
Over-confidence
Do
We Create
Changes in Real life!
Not just internal
Personal changes
But Also
External
In Manifest Form

Conscious Change!
I wish
And Dream
Conscious Childbearing!
Is my path now.
This Creative Life
Is Progressing
And Developing
Living this
Creative Life.

The Element
Speaks through
This Fired Clay

Being Alive and Free
Being in a state of “ready to die”
Living on the edge

As young people
We are the Fire element
And it is
Surely Needed
For Change
Cause only through
This Belief
And this Strength
Literally This
Over-confidence
Do
We Create
Changes in Real life!
Not just internal