Arts must interact and spaces they occupy must be subverted

Arts must

Arts must interact and spaces they occupy must be subverted In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna will perform with Kattaikkuttu artistes of Tamil Nadu in Mumbai Arts must  : Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna’s first encounter with Kattaikkuttu — the folk theatre form of northern Tamil Nadu largely supported by rural audiences — didn’t leave much of an impression on him. He was at school then and also as he says, coming “from an upper-caste/class environment”, his understanding of art and nuance was restricted to that of his circle. Years…

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Robo-roach squeezes through tight spaces

Robo-roach squeezes through tight spaces

Robo-roach squeezes through tight spaces   Cluttered terrain won’t block this cockroach-bot. Its sleek, rounded shell lets the new six-legged robot scurry through tight spaces. Known as a robo-roach, it’s short and squat. It sort of resembles a clunky smartphone with legs. Such a bulky body poses few problems when trekking over flat surfaces. But it can get stuck when it travels between upright features. Bots tend to bump into these obstacles — unless it’s wearing a roach-style shell. COCKROACH STYLE To scurry through an obstacle course of upright paper…

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