Project M3: On the Road (Train the Trainer workshop by Goethe-Institut)

M3: Man, Male, Masculine is the South-Asian regional project on the theme of Masculinities by Goethe-Institut, aiming to discuss current visions of masculinity with children and young adults of both genders in India and Bangladesh. On 27th March, we wrapped up a 3-day ‘Train the Trainer’ workshop as part of the project, guiding educators fromContinue reading “Project M3: On the Road (Train the Trainer workshop by Goethe-Institut)”

AISC CareerX: Diya Reddy, a student of Grade 12, on what fascinates her about CPB Edition III

The whole ideology and curation process behind the third edition of the Chennai Photo Biennale is so multifaceted, distinctive, and undoubtedly intriguing. The level of deliberation, commitment, and rumination put into the curation process of the biennale by the four distinctive curators, makes the ideology behind it all the more fascinating.  Curator, Bhooma Padmanabhan, statedContinue reading “AISC CareerX: Diya Reddy, a student of Grade 12, on what fascinates her about CPB Edition III”

Open Call: This is Home

Grab the chance to be featured during CPB Edition 3 by participating in our students’ showcase! Tilted This is Home, the showcase asks children to reflect on what ‘home’ means to them. How has your relationship with home changed during the pandemic? This project is an attempt at turning our gazes inward, at reflecting on theContinue reading “Open Call: This is Home”

Join Our Art Mediation Program During CPB Edition 3!

Join our Art Mediation Program during CPB’s 3rd Edition! Are you an art educator looking for new ways to engage your students? This December, join us on a journey through Maps of Disquiet, the third edition of Chennai Photo Biennale. Through this art mediation program, you will have the opportunity to experience CPB Edition 3Continue reading “Join Our Art Mediation Program During CPB Edition 3!”

Exploring Masculinity through Photography: Workshops with NalandaWay Delhi

In January 2021, we began what has now become a year-long collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, Chennai on their project M³: Man, Male, Masculine. Following workshops exploring masculinity and gender roles with children at Kovilpatti and Nalandaway Chennai, we’ve now completed two workshops with students from Nalandaway Delhi over three months, from June 1st to AugustContinue reading “Exploring Masculinity through Photography: Workshops with NalandaWay Delhi”

7 Films Exploring Boyhood and Masculinity

Here’s a list of films featuring boys and men challenging traditional gender roles for your next movie night! Each film is centered around male characters breaking gender stereotypes, exploring their gender identity, pursuing unconventional career paths or hobbies, or displaying characteristic traits and emotions that boys are often told to hide, such as sensitivity, affection,Continue reading “7 Films Exploring Boyhood and Masculinity”

16 Books about Boys being Boys

A few months ago, we curated a list of books about children who challenged gender stereotypes. This time, we’d love to share with you a list of books focusing specifically on boys and masculinity! Each of these books targets the many ways patriarchy hinders boys from expressing themselves, and the numerous stereotypes that are heapedContinue reading “16 Books about Boys being Boys”

15 Storybooks for Children that Challenge Gender Stereotypes

A list of books that tell children that it’s okay to be different. Pink and Blue by Ritu Vaishnav (Available in the CPB Reading Room) Publisher: Puffin Pink is for girls, Blue is for boysGirls play house, Boys play cricketCry like a girl, Kick like a boy Sometimes grown-ups can say silly things that justContinue reading “15 Storybooks for Children that Challenge Gender Stereotypes”

Participate in CONTAGION, an online exhibition!

We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Science Gallery Bengaluru (SGB) on CONTAGION, an online exhibition exploring the phenomenon of the transmission of emotions, behaviors, and diseases. About Contagion CONTAGION will explore the phenomenon of the transmission of emotions, behaviours, and diseases. CONTAGION is scheduled to open in 2021.  The domino effect, the ripple effect, or the ability ofContinue reading “Participate in CONTAGION, an online exhibition!”

Call for entries: Asokan Awards 2021

The Asokan Awards, targeting amateur photographers of age 25 years or less, were instituted by the family of the late Mr. Asokan VS, an eminent photographer and Life Member of the Photographic Society of Madras (PSM). PSM is pleased to announce the Fifth edition of Asokan Awards 2020, open for entries from February 1, 2021 to FebruaryContinue reading “Call for entries: Asokan Awards 2021”