Archive for January, 2013

The Whole World is a Stage in Kerala: ITFoK 2013

// January 25th, 2013 // No Comments » // Cultural Politics

Theatre as a critique of history and colonialism:  Gajab Kahani by Mohit Takalkar.

Theatre as a critique of history and colonialism: Gajab Kahani by Mohit Takalkar.

S*x, M*rality & Cens*rship by Sunil Shanbagh

S*x, M*rality & Cens*rship by Sunil Shanbagh

This is My Body, Come into My MInd by Alexandra Felseghi, Romania.

This is My Body, Come into My MInd by Alexandra Felseghi, Romania.

 

Carmen by Konstantin Purtseadze, Tbilisi Theatre, Georgia.

Carmen by Konstantin Purtsieadze, Tbilisi Theatre, Georgia.

 

Lynch Concert by Stuart Lynch, Denmark

Lynch Concert by Stuart Lynch, Denmark

Bike used in the Polish production of Macbeth, Who is that Bloodied Man?

Bike used in the Polish production of Macbeth, Who is that Bloodied Man?

 

Thuppal Malsyam by K R Ramesh

Thuppal Malsyam by K R Ramesh

Ravanama by Maya Krishnarao

Ravanama a solo by Maya Krishnarao

 

Last Song by Lars, Norway

Last Song by Lars, Norway

The Knocking Within by Wendy Jehlen

The Knocking Within by Wendy Jehlen, U S A

 

Artistes playing music to the people outside the official venues in the margins of ITFoK 2013.

Artistes playing music to the people outside the official venues in the margins of ITFoK 2013.

Carmen Choreo-drama, Tbilisi Theatre, Georgia.

Carmen Choreo-drama, Tbilisi Theatre, Georgia.

 

Gajab Kahani a Marathi play by Mohit Takalkar

Gajab Kahani a Marathi play by Mohit Takalkar

Matsya Gandhi by Sajitha Madhathil

Matsya Gandhi by Sajitha Madhathil. Played by Shailaja Ambu

 

King Lear a co-drama from Uzbekistan, participatory and inclusive

King Lear a co-drama from Uzbekistan, participatory and inclusive…

Macbeth- Who is that Bloodied Man?  by Pawel Skotak, Poland in the hockey stadium

Macbeth- Who is that Bloodied Man? by Pawel Skotak, Poland, in the hockey stadium

 

Indian Tempest a co-production by Footsbarn Traveling Theatre, Europe and Abhinaya Trivandrum.  Reghuthaman as Prospero.

Indian Tempest a co-production by Footsbarn Traveling Theatre, Europe and Abhinaya, Trivandrum. Reghuthaman as Prospero.

Dancing Storks in Kol Wetlands

// January 20th, 2013 // No Comments » // Eco Watch

Cultivation and conservation:  Humans and nature co-exist in the Kol wetlands of Thrissur.

Cultivation and conservation: Humans and nature co-exist in the Kol wetlands of Thrissur.  A view of mixed egrets in Adat Kol. 19 Jan 2013

A White-necked Stork and a Pond Heron at Puzhakal Kol, 19 jan 2013.

A White-necked Stork and a Pond Heron at Puzhakal Kol, 19 jan 2013.

 

Pied Kingfisher at Pullazhy Kol, 19 jan 2013.

Pied Kingfisher at Pullazhy Kol, 19 jan 2013.

Open-bill Stork (foreground) and White-necked  Stork crossing at Puzhakal Kol, 19 jan 2013.

Open-bill Stork (foreground) and White-necked Stork crossing each other at Puzhakal Kol, 19 jan 2013.

An Open-bill Stork in flight at Enamavu Kol, 19 jan 2013.

An Open-bill Stork in flight at Enamavu Kol, 19 jan 2013.

 

A White Ibis and White-necked/Wooly-necked Storks at Puzhakal Kol, 19 jan 2013.

A White Ibis and White-necked/Wooly-necked Storks at Puzhakal Kol, 19 jan 2013.

Blue-tailed Bee-eaters at Pullazhy Kol, 19 jan 2013.

Blue-tailed Bee-eaters at Pullazhy Kol, 19 jan 2013.

 

Eurasian Marsh Harrier scanning the field at Adat Kol, 19 jan 2013.  Also so a Pied Harrier at Pullazhy in the morning.

Eurasian Marsh Harrier scanning the field at Adat Kol, 19 jan 2013. Also so a Pied Harrier at Pullazhy in the morning.

The enigmatic dance of Wooly-necked Storks amidst mixed Egrets at Adat Kol, 19 jan 2013 at noon.  Perhaps they are cooling themselves and preening!

The enigmatic dance of Wooly-necked Storks amidst mixed Egrets at Adat Kol, 19 jan 2013 at noon. Perhaps they are cooling themselves and preening!