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“Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.” These words were said by famous playwright George Bernard Shaw almost 150 years ago. The world is more chaotic now than ever, but one Indian woman is trying to bring some calm into this overwhelming chaos. “No one in the corporate world in India […]
14 Oct 2015
Ankit Jha is from Darbhanga, an important district in the famed Mithilanchal of the ‘Ramayana’. But he noticed that the local Madhubhani style of paintings was neglected and endangered, and this moved him to giving up his regular job and starting an e-commerce store, eMithilaHaat. Ankit joins a range of passionate ‘artrepreneurs’ in India (see […]
13 Jun 2014
Art is not just the creative manifestation of the human spirit but can also be a powerful force for social change and cultural preservation. Blending art with business and a social cause can be quite a challenge for sustainability and scale, but a number of social entrepreneurs are showing that this can be done successfully. […]
10 Jun 2014