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MISTAKEN – Poem by Vikram Seth

He has published six books of poetry and three novels. Traditions and rites, beliefs and aspects of everyday life are the expressive horizon within which he spends words. In addition to writing, he likes music. In fact, he plays flute and cello. Cosmopolitan and polyglot writer Vikram Seth, in his works transmits the influence of the trips and cultures with ...

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THE SHADOW LINES – Novel, by Amitav Ghosh

He received honorary doctorates at Queens College in New York and the Sorbonne in Paris. Together with Margaret Atwood, he was also a winner of a David Dan Award in 2010. In 2011 he was awarded with the International Grand Prix at the Blue Metropolis Festival in Montreal. Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta in 1956. He is a writer, ...

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NO MAN WILL EVER LOVE YOU – Raghupathi Dixit

He was born in 1974 in Mysore (the third most populated city in the state of Karnataka, India). http://www.raghudixit.com/ He also produced music for contemporary theater productions. After his UK concerts, collaborating with artists, in 2013 he released the second album (Jag Changa), composed of eight songs (in Hindi, Canadian and Tamil). In an interview, he said: “Every 200 kilometers ...

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JOGEN CHOWDHURY (1939), INDIAN PAINTER

KNOWLEDGE, ART AND MEMORIES JOGEN CHOWDHURY 1/2 – He is an eminent Indian painter and considered an important painter of 21st century. His most famous paintings are ink, watercolor and pastel color. The impulse and rhythm of his art comes from an affinity with nature and the environment. He is a master of lines and has mastered to make curves ...

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LALITA LAJMI (1932), INDIAN PAINTER

PAINTING INNER STRESS REFLEX LALITA LAJMI 1/2 – She described natural bond between women and between mother and daughter. She is a self-taught artist, who has not received any formal art formation. Coming from a family involved in the arts, as a child she has enjoyed classical dance. But she also had the impetus to paint, and her uncle had ...

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SUNIL DAS (1939/2015), INDIAN EXPRESSIONIST PAINTER

PAINTING 7000 HORSES IN TEN YEARS SUNIL DAS 1/2 – To prevent the production of the same type of work, he continued to change his vision of art. From the day, when people began to regard him as a painter, a huge responsibility fell on his shoulders – to respond to people’s feelings. His creative horizon was inspired by the ...

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SHAHRAM KARIMI (1957), IRANIAN VISUAL ARTIST – Lifelong issue: the search for a place to call home.

THE GRAY-BLUE COLORS OF MEMORY SHAHRAM KARIMI 1/2 – He lives and works between Germany and the United States, but he was born in 1957 in Iran, growing up in Shiraz. He is a self-taught artist, who has achieved success both in his country and in the West. http://www.shahramkarimi.com/ His paintings depict the dilemma of contemporary Iranian, seeking identity combining ...

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NASSER OVISSI (1934), IRANIAN PAINTER – One of few pre-Islamic Revolution artists, who achieved success prior and after the revolution

NASSER OVISSI 1/2 – He was born in Tehran in 1934, where he studied Law and Political Sciences at the Unversity of Tehran. In Rome (Italy), he studied Fine Art. He was diplomat and Cultural Attachee at the Iranian Embassy in Rome and Madrid and currently he resides in Virginia (USA). http://galleryovissi.com/ During his diplomatic activity, he worked to bridge ...

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FARID JAHANGIR (1958), IRANIAN PAINTER

FARID JAHANGIR – Born in 1958 in Teheran, he attended university courses in UK and USA. Returning to Iran in 1979, he attended courses at the University of Fine Arts, also teaching painting in his studio. Http://www.farid-jahangir.com/ He has participated in numerous collective and personal exhibitions (in Iran and abroad). The intellectual property of the images that appear in this ...

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ART AND REALITY, WATER AND CLOUDS – Shams Langroudi’s poetic horizon

Along with Hafez Moosavi and Shahab Mogharabin, he founded a contemporary poetry magazine, being convinced that “the relationship between art and reality is similar to that of water and cloud.” Although it seems that there is no relationship between They are, however, inseparable.” In his recent works, he used a more simplistic approach to language, along with sarcasm, building a ...

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