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My Journey from Kerala to Russia

Shinod Akaraparambil published by The New Indian Express Red is the colour of freedom…” there was an inner call as I started working on my canvas with a brush dipped in red. “The colour of love, unity and uprising...” The revelation was stark because we live in a complex world. People don’t give importance to relationships. They tend to forget their loved ones. Yes, this is the age where one even forgets the path one treaded once. The moment my canvas completely turned red, I could sense the reflection of my bare body on it — a revelation that I was fre... [more]
Posted by Shinod Akkaraparambil on 2/27/13

Profile of an Artist

Arun Janardhanan Journalist The Times of India Shinod Akkaraparambil asserts the moral rights to live in this world. His works revolve around the multitudes of urban life, congestion, stress, strain and competition. He questions the reality of Social Darwinism in the daily lives of competing urban citizens. The characters and imageries portrayed in his art projects are products of an artist's imagination who had a different upbringing in his childhood unlike the experience he had later in his life from several fast-growing Indian cities. He is a carpenter turned artist from Malabar, northern part of... [more]
Posted by Shinod Akkaraparambil on 9/27/12

The arils of chaos

M T Saju Journalist The Times of India “An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.” I don’t know whether Shinod has heard of this famous sentence of veteran writer and painter Henry Miller. But before leaving for Russia to attend an art exhibition in 2010, he had sent his wife and daughter back to his native village in Kerala. It was a painful decision for this Kerala-born artist, but there was no choice. He wanted to be alone in his flat in Chennai, and didn’t want to be disturbed by even his closest friends. “I am bus... [more]
Posted by Shinod Akkaraparambil on 9/18/12

The Artist Shinod Akkara Parambil

Balnacra Arts. The art of Vicky Stonebridge Scotland Art should not exist in a vacuum, so while this blog serves the function of showing the world what art I'm doing, and also to talk about some of the things behind and around about this artists world- a major part of that world is of course other artists who inspire. This is I hope the first of I hope many blogs showcasing other creative people. I had the privilege of meeting and working alongside Shinod Akkara Parambil at the Yelabuga Symposium in Russia this August. Shinod hails from Kerala in India. He bought laughter and joy to the eve... [more]
Posted by Shinod Akkaraparambil on 11/3/10