ABOUT THE BOOK
In Reshaping Art, T. M. Krishna examines what art is and how we can harness its power to make ourselves and our communities open and sensitive. Well known for his attempts to break Karnatik music out of its high-caste confines, the author takes us through a journey of understanding what art means to different groups of people and the ways in which we all create and enjoy it. He then asks important questions about how art is made, performed and disseminated, and addresses crucial issues of caste, class and gender within society while exploring the contours of democracy, culture and learning.
‘Krishna's essay is an open invitation for the inquiring eye and ear, desiring to find a common ground for integrating cultural action in music and art.’ – The Hindu
‘T M Krishna's book prods readers to to question traditional art practices’ – Times Of India