Home Bangalore Ita��s a date

0 20

Start the year on a more personalised note with our pick of unusual calendars

PG10_4Making note
Modelled after the Channapatna dolls of Karnataka, Bengaluru-based Vimal Chandrana��s original illustrations are showcased on this organic vegetable dye-lacquered calendar. Designed in wood, using the method of lac turney (made on a lathe while being rotated by a hand-held machine), this limited edition calendar, titled a�?Magic of Beginningsa��, is 100 per cent eco-friendly. `1,200.
Details: 08971238858

 

 

PG10_3Give some
Bengaluru-based cartoonist/
illustrator Rachna Raghuram is a a�?sucker for happy quotesa�?, which is also the concept behind her 2016 calendar. a�?I wanted a clean look and a cheerful message at the beginning of every month,a�? says Raghuram, who also illustrates childrena��s books. However, these are limited in numbera��Raghuram has only 30 left. So grab yours before she runs out of them.
`300. Details: doodledoo.in

 

 

PG10_2

Past forward
Every year, he highlights something that people have forgotten about his city, Kolkata. This year, black & white photographer Bijoy Chowdhury looks at a once-celebrated, now-neglected group of performers, the Bandwallahs. Every page of his calendar pays tribute to a different band troupe.
`750 onwards. Details: 09432401258

Looking at
history
Chennai-based choreographer Sunil Menon has looked to the glorious dynasties of India for inspiration, for this yeara��s Sahodaran fund-raising calendar. Featuring models dressed in period attire from Vijayanagara, 14th century empire of Northern Karnataka, the pictures for the a�?Dynasty 2016a�� calendar have the ruins of Hampi as the backdrop. `1,000. Details: 044-23740486

Looking at
history
Chennai-based choreographer Sunil Menon has looked to the glorious dynasties of India for inspiration, for this yeara��s Sahodaran fund-raising calendar. Featuring models dressed in period attire from Vijayanagara, 14th century empire of Northern Karnataka, the pictures for the a�?Dynasty 2016a�� calendar have the ruins of Hampi as the backdrop. `1,000. Details: 044-23740486

Fire
starter
Setting the standard as always, Pirellia��s 2016 calendar is given to a select list. Clicked by portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz, it features successful women like tennis star Serena Williams, actress Yao Chen, singer Patti Smith and comedian Amy Schumer. Details: pirellical.com

Screen
time
In an attempt to bring the essence of photographic art to peoplea��s workstations, Shibu Arakkala��s 2016 iPhonography collectora��s edition is created with the iPhone as its driving force. Having coined the term a�?iPhonographya��, Bangalore-based Arakkal shot around 14 iPhonographs over a year and a halfa��with the calendar having taken nearly three months. Only 250 editions available.
`2,000. Details amazon.in /
email@shibuarakkal.com

Movie edition
A shout out to George Lucasa�� epic, David Oa��Maraa��s Star Wars calendar is a treat. Printed on uncoated art paper, this handmade calendar comprises all the characters from the American space opera. `1,215. Details: etsy.com

 

SIMILAR ARTICLES

0 72