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SHRINATH: A Time for Reflection, Dialogue

SHRINATH: A Time for Reflection, Dialogue

By Kshithij Shrinath December 4, 2015

French fierte is subtler than American pride. Flags are not omnipresent, the national anthem does not play before every sporting event and spontaneous chants of “F-R-A-N-C-E” do not break out, well,...

SHRINATH: Lessons That Solitude Will Teach You

SHRINATH: Lessons That Solitude Will Teach You

By Kshithij Shrinath November 13, 2015

In the middle of October, I took a nine-day trip through four cities in Spain — by myself. On the one hand, travelling alone is brilliant. With no one else dictating what to see, I could do whatever...

SHRINATH: Paris, Where Spray Paint Spells Change

SHRINATH: Paris, Where Spray Paint Spells Change

By Kshithij Shrinath October 22, 2015

I noticed the graffiti before anything else. As the Eurostar entered Paris, I was expecting a city of delicate architecture and scenic views, so seeing the spray paint against austere, industrial buildings...

SHRINATH: In Paris, Art Can Take Many Forms

SHRINATH: In Paris, Art Can Take Many Forms

By Kshithij Shrinath October 9, 2015

In front of a house sinking into the street, a group of nine performers — four women, five men, all white, clad in shabby dark suits — chants loudly in French. An audience gathers on one side. Some...

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