When Samsa became Human…

( This blog was originally written in the form of posts on Facebook by Jey Sushil and later collected together. Those who want to read further can start from Franz Kafka’s metamorphosis from where the inspiration came to write these posts. Other references are from Chinua Achebe’s things fall apart, J.D Salinger’s Catcher in the[…]

Why I became Jey…

My official name is Sushil Kumar Jha but now mostly people know me as Jey Sushil. I have been asked a lot of times about Why I changed my surname on Social Media. Here is the answer. Let me confess something very seriously. The first time in my life I felt the importance of my[…]

Book Review- Walk through walls by Marina Abramovic

Marina Abramovic is an icon in the world of performance art. Her memoir ‘Walk through walls: A memoir’ has been published recently. Jey Sushil read the book and shares his view. Reading ‘Walk through walls’ by Marina Abramovic’ was exciting in the beginning and I was so eager to know about the phenomenal artist that[…]

Where Buddha Weeps…..

Those who have been reading Jey Sushil in last few years, knows that Jaduguda is close to him and he is bothered about the problem of radioactive waste in Jaduguda. He did a radio documentary and series of reports for BBC Hindi in 2006. He wrote a long piece in english in his diary but[…]

History-Geography: Male-female

Despite Facebook being a non-serious medium, we find some serious writing on it at times. If some of these anarchic, spontaneous and unconnected posts are put together it becomes like a poem or a story. At certain points Jey sushi’s writings becomes something like this which needs to be put in one place and when[…]

The Artist at work..

Many people know us only as travelling couple but Meenakshi Jha (Meenakshi Jey) is also a visual artist who works in different mediums and with different materials. She started as a traditional Madhubani painter as a kid but she experimented a lot with that as well. slowly and steadily when she grew up and decided[…]

Artist’s Profile : Meenakshi J.

During our Travels and exhibitions , people often asked for the profile of  Meenakshi, so here I am sharing my portfolio which includes my studio and community art works. Each image is a representation of different series of works done in recent few years. Some of them have been exhibited and some are sold. Rainbow[…]

हुसेन की कहानी, मक़बूल की ज़बानी

हुसेन के बारे में बहुतों ने बहुत कुछ लिखा होगा लेकिन हुसेन के बारे में जो मकबूल ने लिखा है उसका कोई सानी नहीं है. मकबूल …कौन…अरे वही मकबूल फिदा हुसैन का मकबूल. जी हां ये हुसेन ही कर सकता था कि अपनी जीवनी अपनी ज़ुबानी लिखे जिसमें मकबूल बताए एमएफ हुसैन की कहानी. आज[…]

रज़ा के बहाने…रोटी और शब्द

एस एच रज़ा पूरा नाम सैय्यद हैदर रज़ा. हाथों की ऊंगलियां इतनी लंबी कि देखते ही लगे हो न हो ये पेंटर ही होगा.मैंने कभी किसी बड़े पेंटर को इतने नज़दीक से नहीं देखा था. बीबीसी पर रज़ा का एक इंटरव्यू देखा था. तब वो पेरिस में थे और लौटने वाले थे. तब से कहीं[…]