The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
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Shakti Maira


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.


The Code Of Beauty

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

The relationship between math and art. 

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Freeze Frame

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SPICE (Alberione Hall) - St Pauls Institute

Infinity meets words.

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    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…

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  • Amrita Mahale


    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…

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