Literature

3
Jan

Book Launch | ‘beyond the horizon beyond’ by Kala Ramesh

The Poetry with Prakriti monthly series is delighted to invite you to the launch of the book titled ‘beyond the horizon beyond’ haiku & haibun, written by Kala Ramesh, a poet and author. Date | January 5th, 7 p.m Entry Free | For enquiries please call +91 9841434125 Venue | Amdavadi, T.Nagar About the Event  The programme will begin with a

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25
Nov

Book Launch | Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods by Tishani Doshi

Prakriti Foundation in association with Alliance Francaise of Madras launched of the book Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods written by Tishani Doshi on 30th November. About Tishani Doshi Tishani Doshi is the author of six books of fiction and poetry. At the age of twenty-six, an encounter with the choreographer Chandralekha led her to an unexpected career in

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13
Nov

Poetry with Prakriti Monthly Series | Metro Lands

Prakriti Foundation in association with Bonjour India organised a Poetry Reading and illustration session with the Metro Lands team on 21st November 2017. About the Event Chennai Metro Rail The great enthusiasm and cooperation from the Chennai Metro Railway authorities lead to a smooth and successful event at the metro train. Poets Karthika Nair and Sampurna Chattarji recited their poems

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6
Nov

Book Launch | POSKEM written by Wendell Rodricks

Prakriti Foundation in association with Amethyst launched the book POSKEM – Goans in the Shadow written by Wendell Rodricks on the 10th November, 2017 at 7 pm at The Folly, Amethyst. About the Book Acclaimed Fashion Designer and writer Wendell Rodricks delves into a fictional story based on fact in Poskem. A story that mixes the shadowy world of a

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22
Oct

Poetry with Prakriti Monthly Series – Reading by Claire Le Michel

As part of the Poetry with Prakriti Monthly Series, a reading session with French artist and poet, Claire Le Michel was organized this October. Date & Time: 25th October, 2017 (Wednesday) at 7.00pm Venue: Amdavadi Restaurant, 23/A, North Boag Road, T.Nagar, Chennai – 600017 Poet Claire Le Michel was a part of the fourth edition of Poetry with Prakriti’s Monthly Series. She read

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20
Oct

Poetry with Prakriti Monthly Series – Reading by Ayesha Chatterjee

As part of the Poetry with Prakriti Monthly Series, a reading session with Toronto-based poet, Ayesha Chatterjee was organized this October. Date & Time: 5th October, 2017 at 7.00pm Venue: Amdavadi Restaurant Ayesha read excerpts from her books ‘The Clarity of Distance’ & ‘Bottles and Bones’. While Clarity of Distance dwells on faint childhood memories, Bottles and Bones, her second

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22
Aug

Poetry with Prakriti Monthly Series – Poetry Slam Contest

To commemorate the Madras Day Celebrations, Prakriti Foundation, in association with the U.S. Consulate General Chennai, organized a Poetry Slam Contest titled “Chennai That Was Madras.” The competition was held on Tuesday, the 22nd of August, 2017 between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm at Loyola College (Bertram Hall), Chennai. Poetry Slam is a competitive art of performance poetry. Participants were

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20
Aug

Book Launch – The Third Squad by V. Sanjay Kumar

Prakriti Foundation launched the book The Third Squad by V. Sanjay Kumar on the 23 August, 2017 at 7 pm at Amdavadi Snack House. About the Book Karan is an expert sharpshooter who never misses his mark. He belongs to a police hit squad formed to only commit encounter killings. All members of this squad fall somewhere along the autism spectrum. Karan, who

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10
Aug

Poetry with Prakriti Monthly Series – Ranjani Murali

Chicago-based poet Ranjani Murali was presented during the first edition of Poetry with Prakriti’s all new Monthly Series. Date & Time: 10th August, 2017 at 7.00pm Venue: Amdavadi Restaurant She read excerpts from her book Blind Screens that revolved around nostalgia of growing up and living in Chennai that was Madras. Ranjani Murali also conducted a workshop the following day. She

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2
Aug

The Whabiz Merchant Memorial Lecture (IV Edition) by Prof. David Shulman

Kalakshetra in association with Prakriti Foundation were delighted to present The Whabiz Merchant Memorial Lecture (IV Edition) by Prof. David Shulman. The topic was ‘Visions of Dust: A Bottom-Up View of the South Indian Universe‘. The lecture was convened by Hoshang Merchant. Date & Time: Wednesday, 9th August at 7 pm Venue: Under the Banyan Tree (Kalakshetra Campus) Visions of Dust:

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