Thursday, February 22, 2024

Jyotirmoy Gupta

Jyotirmoy Gupta is a student of photography in Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia.

Why this banana art costs $150,000

Suppose you are at an art gallery, you are walking through the chalk-white hallway looking at art hanging on the walls which respectfully give each other breathing space. You first see a vibrant colorful piece that reminds you of Van Gogh, then you see a bashful mandala art and then you stumble upon a banana duck taped to the wall. You think it is a joke and it actually is but the joke is not on the artist, the joke is on you, the joke is on us.

Unpopular opinion, Elon Musk is not a great businessman

Overpromising has always been The Achilles heel of Musk. It is not just about the grand promises of Neuralink. Tesla had once proclaimed that there will be a million fully autonomous vehicles on the road by 2020, the deadline has now been pushed to 2028, and if you believe my pessimistic prediction it is going to stretch further.
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Photos: Bir will not disappoint you

One of the biggest highlights of Bir is that it is considered the second-best spot for Paragliding in the world after Lake Como in Italy, it has hosted the Paragliding world championship in the past. A trip to Bir is incomplete without this experience, professional paragliders can fly solo and novices can fly in tandem with a guide. There is no dearth of cafes and restaurants to satisfy your taste buds, and the town is has a very welcoming vibe. If you are a fan of Tibetian food, Bir will not disappoint you.

Accepting the mask, imagining a dystopian reality

Sometime back I did this solo trek to Anapurna Base Camp. I have a lot of beautiful memories from that trip, but one particular...
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