“NBNW was conceived as being part art, part anthropology, and part fashion.”
The Montreal architecture firm has created a fortress of wellness in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Street photographer Scott Schuman’s latest book The Sartorialist: India contains over 300 pages showing a delicate and stylistic side of India. Not the India of National Geographic, but a younger, fashionable India. An India with music festivals, tattoos, and dyed hair.
The Azad Foundation began by launching programs like Women on Wheels to train women as chauffeurs and taxi drivers, training participants for work in the public sector.
Now in its closing weekend, the Vancouver Art Gallery’s Moving Still: Performative Photography in India exhibition traces the art of performative photography—telling stories through visual stills—in India from the 1800s to the present day.
Embrace the ancient wisdom of Ayurvedic medicine among India’s rugged Aravalli Range.
Embracing the traditional Hindu system of achieving health and bodily balance through diet, yogic breathing, and the use of regenerative herbs.
An inflatable Zodiac floats down the Ganges River, and the current is picking up. I raise my voice, asking my guide to repeat himself, my hands tightening around a paddle as whitewater rapids churn all around. “You need 10 lives to see India,” yells Mukesh Joshi, his voice barely audible.
Provenance has long been the “it” word in the art world. Tracing the ownership history of a work of art is essential to understanding the historical, social, and economic context of the piece. This interest in the origin of things has extended well beyond the art world to the culinary realm—farm-to-table and slow-food movements—and now, it seems, to the fashion world.