Pabiben and her ‘Pabi Bag’– Crafting Beauties ©Sangeeta Venkatesh

(Note: Do leave a comment/ click on the 'like' button if you liked it/ follow the blog, so that I know you liked the content!) I met Pabiben Rabari at one of the many handlooms and handicraft exhibitions that occur periodically in Mumbai. Standing behind the stall was a well-built and confident woman with colourful … Continue reading Pabiben and her ‘Pabi Bag’– Crafting Beauties ©Sangeeta Venkatesh

Sojourn with San is Winner- Most Promising New Blogger! @the Orange Flower Festival Awards

The Orange Flower Awards - organised by Women's Web; http://www.womensweb.in I decided to book the flight to Mumbai from Bangalore. Well, it is not everyday that one gets nominated for six categories on a popular digital media platform and then gets shortlisted as finalist for two. The Date: 25th January, 2020 ; ah ! the … Continue reading Sojourn with San is Winner- Most Promising New Blogger! @the Orange Flower Festival Awards

Real Women with Real Stories- The She/ Talks @Mumbai ©Sangeeta Venkatesh

"They constitute 50% of the population and 10% of the global population. The Indian female is a force to reckon with, but yet compromised.” These were the views of 37 years old, Shaili Chopra who is a familiar name for Indian television viewers, at the “She/Talks” event held on March 27th in Mumbai. Shaili Chopra, … Continue reading Real Women with Real Stories- The She/ Talks @Mumbai ©Sangeeta Venkatesh

#KochiDiaries – Vignettes of the 4th Kochi Biennale (2019) ©Sangeeta Venkatesh

It is impossible to encapsulate the Kochi Biennale in one article. Last month, I tried to cover the fourth edition of India’s most ambitious and largest art exhibition, as much as I could in a day. The mission statement of the Biennale states “The Kochi-Muziris Biennale seeks to invoke the latent cosmopolitan spirit of the … Continue reading #KochiDiaries – Vignettes of the 4th Kochi Biennale (2019) ©Sangeeta Venkatesh

Indian Short Film Shortlisted At The Oscars. Will It Take Indian Menstrual Taboos Global?©Sangeeta Venkatesh

https://www.womensweb.in/2019/02/at-the-oscars-period-end-of-a-sentence-feb19wk4sr/ The following article was first published on Women's Web on the link provided above. Tomorrow, the most awaited film awards across the globe, the 91st Academy Awards or ‘The Oscars’ will be honouring some of the best cinema that has been made in the world this year. Along with the who’s who of Hollywood, Indian … Continue reading Indian Short Film Shortlisted At The Oscars. Will It Take Indian Menstrual Taboos Global?©Sangeeta Venkatesh