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What did Ekalavya see?

Venkat Raman Singh Shyam and S. Anand imagine the world as Ekalavya would have seen it, in their book and exhibition at Khoj Studios, Delhi—"Finding My Way". Here, there's no question of an adivasi learning archery from a city brahman, forget giving up his thumb. Ekalavya just gives them a lesson in life and ethics, and inflicts an easy defeat on the Pandavas.

Finding My Way: A Walkthrough

Did Ekalavya really give up his thumb? What did Ekalavya see when all that Arjuna focused on was the eye of the bird that Drona wanted him to see? How does Venkat Shyam (Venkat Raman Singh Shyam) turn his days of hunger and plying a rickshaw in Delhi into conceptual art in Khirki Extension?

S. Anand, co-author of Finding My Way, will conduct a walkthrough at Khoj Studios, where you will see a wheel spin, a monkey dancing on a tight rope, and a tiger from Kanha bearing witness.

The exhibition is open to all till 11 May, and copies of Navayana's special edition of the book are available for browsing at the exhibition.

Drop a mail to anand AT navayana.org or suresh AT khojworkshop.org to register.

Time 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm
4 May 2016—Wednesday
6 May 2016—Friday
8 May 2016—Sunday
11 May 2016—Wednesday

Venue: Khoj International Artists' Association with Juggernaut Books. For all those who missed the opening, here's a chance to catch up.

To make sure you find your way, follow these directions:
Map: http://khojworkshop.org/contact/

Nearest metro is Malaviya Nagar on the Yellow Line. Exit and take an auto towards Saket malls. Take the lane bang opposite Select City Walk entrance. Turn left along Hanuman and Shiv Mandir, and ask anyone for Khoj Studios—they will show you.
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