Fine artist and photographer Ben Dray scoured the crafts quarter of Kumatuli in Calcutta to find the place where these statues were manufactured. ‘They’re religious icons of the goddess Kali. They’re stuffed with straw, covered with clay, then painted,’ he explains. The disposable icons may be burnt or sent down the river. Dray’s picture costs 90 and will be on sale with sculptures, paintings and prints at the Battersea Contemporary Art Fair from 30 to 31 March.
Designed by Siemens Mobility, the Inspiro boasts in-train air conditioning and will consume 20% less energy than the existing fleet from the 1970s.
As part of our IWD 2021 coverage, EAT founder Renata Amaral Morris discusses embracing difference and what stopped her and her business partner Gabriel Seibel from it doing it sooner.
As part of our IWD 2021 coverage, four more women discuss their tip for working solo, from avoiding the “side-hustle” mindset to catering your portfolio and communicating properly with clients.
As part of our IWD 2021 coverage, four women discuss their tips for working alone, from reinvesting in yourself, to being prepared for dry spells and staying motivated.