The Making of a Madras CalendarBy vijaysree venkatraman | August 15th, 2010 | Category: Miscellaneous HIGHLIGHT |
Why are we writing about a 2010 calendar this late in the year? There is an explanation for the utter lack of timeliness, but the fact is it doesn’t matter. Because to think of Indian-Bred 2010 as a mere calendar would be to miss the point.
This is a work of art which celebrates the quotidian life in Chennai, or Madras, if you prefer the capital’s older name. If you are fortunate enough to have acquired one of the 500 copies its creators, the founders of Whoa Mama Design (WMD), handed out for free, hang it someplace where everyone can enjoy the witty illustrations and commentary.