For Art’s Sake

India Today - - UPFRONT -

In­sta­gram han­dle Scene and Herd (@herd­sce­ne­and) be­came a ral­ly­ing point for women call­ing out artists. With the de­scrip­tion “Cut­ting through the BS [bull­shit] in the In­dian art world, one preda­tor and power play at a time”, the ac­count has pub­lished sto­ries ac­cus­ing artists Riyas Komu, Shahid Datawala and Jatin Das. Komu, co­founder and sec­re­tary of the Kochi­Muziris Bi­en­nale, has stepped down from all man­age­rial po­si­tions but claimed to have been mis­un­der­stood.

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