Rare Birds at the Lake.

Rare Birds at the Lake.

Not easy to spot them:(From left) Ruddy-breasted Crake and Baillons Crake sighted at Kannankurichi Lake in Salem, on Thursday.- PHOTOS: Special Arrangement Two rare and elusive birds, Ruddy-breasted Crake and Baillon’s Crake, were spotted at Kannankurichi Lake by bird watchers. The programme was organised by Tamil Birds Group as part of the first Pongal Bird … Continue reading

Protest Art in New York.

Protest Art in New York.

Alice Mizrachi/Ginko Press by Steven Heller. Defiant, farcical, profane: These are the words that come to mind when attempting to describe the street art that photographer Yoav Litvin has chronicled on the streets of New York for the past few years. Semi-sanctioned, quasi-legal, or downright illegal, the works that draw Litvin’s eye—those created by alternative … Continue reading

Turning Junk into Art.

Turning Junk into Art.

This is Artur Bordalo’s (aka Bordalo II) series of artwork that aims to draw attention to the problems of waste production, materials that are not reused, pollution and its effect on the planet. These are problems that are likely to be forgotten, become trivial or become necessary evils. The idea is to depict nature itself, … Continue reading