Every week, discover a comprehensive guide to culture and lifestyle across India with the Homegrown Bulletin. The #HGBulletin includes creative project launches, drops, the latest releases, and much more.
Young artists from the College of Art in Delhi showcase their talent through paintings, sculptures, textile art, and mixed-media art at their year-end student exhibition.
AntiSocial Mumbai hosts a fetish-themed electronic music gig organized by Shameless, an avant-garde art community with artists Lady Tazz, Moscada and Profanayty unleashing indulgent soundscapes, celebrating queerness, gender equality, and all that is 'Nasty'.
No Grey Area drops their spring/summer ‘23 collection, 'PRAVAH', a blend of ancient Indian silhouettes and functional utilitarian urban styles, incorporating Indian military-inspired workwear. The collection in inspired by ‘Kolam’ a threshold design from Tamil culture made from rice flour translating to ‘form & beauty’.
Manav Dhiman, of the one-man design studio Man vs. Type, utilises typography to translate different brands' strategies and voices into compelling visual designs releases his own line of Devanagari-inspired tote bags. Find out more here.
Upcoming film Air, starring Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Viola Davis explores Nike’s pursuit for their collaboration with Michael Jordan, and the impact that this partnership had on the sneaker industry and popular culture. Air comes out on Amazon Prime on May 12.
Global pop singer and polyglot Armaan Malik and producer/composer Kabeer Kathpalia AKA OAFF, whose music bridges the gap between electronica, mainstream Bollywood music and feel-good pop have come together for a collaborative track called 'Tabaahi'; an energetic chill-pop song with a groovy beat and atmospheric synths.
FOOD & DRINKS
Piccadily Distilleries launch India’s first 100% naturally aged, cane juice rum, 'Camikara', with no added colour, caramel, sugar or flavours. It's made from stalks of sugarcane in the village of Indri, Haryana.
Founder of the Mumbai-based independent design studio Bigfat, Anirudhh Mehta AKA the Big Fat Minimalist will be teaching the basics of augmented-reality and topography at the 'Today at Apple' session next month at the new BKC Apple store. Register here.
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