I in Togetherness- Week 33-42

I in Togetherness: journey of a couple in 52 weeks as couple and as individuals. Week 33 Theme: Gods Jey Sushil : Though Mee and Jey are not religious as such but they have their own favourite gods, their own likings for Gods. Jey is fond of Hanuman since his childhood, though he had a brush[…]

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[…]

Harmony of Smiles and Colors

As a student studying in an international school in Delhi, Mee faced tough times when her parents could not pay the school fees on time. Her father was adamant on providing us good English education inspite of his humble financial condition. Little did he know that it was equally tough for Mee to keep up[…]

The couple who fell in love through letters

It was a meeting which was rescheduled many times and a distance of around 40 kilometres took us more than a year to cover. Alka Kaushik, who came to know about Artologue through Facebook and Abhinav Singh invited us long back but since Alka is also a traveller, we couldn’t match a date to meet.[…]

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[…]

I in Togetherness : week 25 to 32

‘I’ in Togetherness: A series of 52 photos in 52 weeks to understand the Journey of a couple together and as Individuals. The I in Togetherness. They are known as Jey couple together and as Mee and Jey individually. Here are the photos and Text from week 25 to 32 Week 25:  Clothes Jey Sushil:[…]

Why I paint T-shirts..?

An artist’s life is as nourishing at creative level as tough at financial level. As a result of this for an artist the desperation works at two levels: first is the urge to create what’s coming from their spirit. This spirit can be read as their mind or/ and heart. Artists are individualistic, free spirited[…]

The Daltons at 404 Andheri

It was some random Facebook post which got us connected. Jey doesn’t even remember the post but he vividly remembers that Sriram said something which Jey could relate easily. Jey came home and told Meenakshi, ‘Do you know there is always a connection with people. you know that Jharkhand feeling.’ Meenakshi smiled and said, ‘seems[…]

I in Togetherness- Week 8 to 16

We are exploring ourselves everyday and want you to come with us on a journey. The journey called ‘I’ in Togetherness where MEE and JEY explores how they are growing as a couple. It’s a series of 52 photographs in 52 weeks exploring our lives and how we have impacted each other. Every Saturday a photo[…]

The SAARC Fish in SAU

Hello! Am I talking to Meenakshi? Yes, speaking. This is Dr. Shweta and I am calling from South Asian University. we met in India Habitat Centre during your exhibition last year. Okay, You are Professor in SAU. Right? Yes and I am calling you regarding the artologue project. This was a phone call which Meenakshi[…]

जो मुलाक़ात हुई नहीं उसका शीर्षक क्या हो?

किशोर चौधरी हिंदी किताबें पढ़ने वालों के लिए परिचित नाम है. किशोर रेगिस्तान के वासी हैं और उनकी कहानियों, पुस्तकों और फेसबुक पोस्टों में भी रेगिस्तान की रूमानियत झलकती है. उनसे कई बार मिलना तय हुआ लेकिन हम दोनों एक साथ कभी मिल नहीं सके. पिछले दिनों दिल्ली में मुलाक़ात हुई तो तो उन्होंने वादा[…]

I in Togetherness

 It’s not easy travelling everyday and as you know one has to earn for a living. We are not travelling doesn’t mean we are not thinking about art and travel.  We are exploring ourselves everyday and want you to come with us on a journey. The journey called ‘I’ in Togetherness where MEE and JEY explores[…]

Starry Hills with Fishes in Spring Halls

“Here comes the hippies……”. That was the welcoming comment we received when we entered Frank’s home in Gunehar, a village on the mountains of Himachal Pradesh, somewhere near the Bir-Billing, that is probably the only place in India where you can paraglide. We were not there to paraglide but to participate in the ongoing conceptual[…]

The Benares couple…

You may remember the story of the Benares couple. If not read it here. In short : few months back we were invited by someone in Benares. They got to know about us through Facebook. We met them and got to know their heart-wrenching love story. We are not going to narrate it again here[…]

The magical Touch…

Since we have asked families and people to write us back explaining how do they remember artologue. we have been getting messages through whatsapp, email, FB and on phone. This painting is made by zara recently. we stayed in zara’s house and did a wall painting in 2014. Zara’s mother and our lovely Shirley aunty[…]

सरोकारी है आर्टोलॉग का काम….

इस हफ्ते बिहार और झारखंड से अनुभव चिन्मय और बिदेशिया रंग उर्फ निराला जी का. जो समय उन्होंने बिताया आर्टोलॉग के साथ. पूर्णिया में आर्टोलॉग और जे दंपत्ति के साथ काम करना अनोखा अनुभव रहा. शुरु से लेकर अंत तक कई नई चीज़ों के बारे में जानने का मौका मिला. रंग को जानना, उससे बनने[…]

Artologue…Please come again

The summer sun is in rage….its hot all over the world. We wanted to travel more but the heat can kill us. for the next few months we have decided to take a break from motorcycle rides but we are still in touch with people who are inviting us and with those where we painted[…]

Quake to Colors…

Nagore village was nearly razed to dust in the 2001 earthquake in Gujarat, India. A primarily farmers’ village, within 15kms distance from Bhuj, this village had little to hold on to. All houses were down and barely any schools survived the quake. The village was thrown into an obscure darkness of poverty, illiteracy, unemployment and[…]

The Quiet Arty Family

In last few years, Jey has been talking to many people on Facebook. Many people invite us for the painting project and it is Jey’s task to talk to the hosts and decide about the stay. Our host in Bhuj was fixed through Facebook only. Actually our host Sanjay Thacker shared his photos from Rann[…]