Shakti is a critically acclaimed artist-philosopher whose work has been widely exhibited, and is in collections around the world, including the NGMA, India. He speaks and writes on art, aesthetics and culture and has contributed essays to several volumes published in India and abroad. His first book, ‘Towards Ananda: Rethinking Indian Art and Aesthetics’ (2006), focused on contemporary art and its place in the emerging global art scene. His new book, ‘The Promise of Beauty and Why It Matters’ (2017), explores beauty, its basis and its vital significance in our lives.
A C Grayling CBE, is the Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and its Professor of Philosophy. He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s…More Info
A former Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh, Alexander has written more than 100 books. He is best known for ‘The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency’…More Info
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Amrita is the author of the novel ‘Milk Teeth’. Her writing has appeared in ‘Hindustan Times’, ‘Scroll’, ‘Himal Southasian’ and ‘Brown Paper Bag’. Amrita was trained as an aerospace…More Info