EP 45 . 15 Dec 17

Kulture Shop and Indian art scene

With Kunal Anand & Arjun Charanjiva

In the episode

  • What is Kulture Shop? How did it happen?
  • What is the need for a physical store?
  • How receptive are buyers of Kulture Shop products? Who are these buyers?
  • Which are the most hot-selling products and artists which we should look for?
  • How is the work that Kulture Shop doing, influencing the society
  • How is the Indian art scene evolving? What are the challenges in regaining the Indian identity of art?
  • I can see a lot of moments w.r.t art on social media and offline events? How are they received?
  • Can you briefly talk about plagiarism and stealing which happens in art. How & what is Kulture Shop doing for it?
  • What’s the future of art in India w.r.t restoring the work of giants on whose shoulders we lived on?

About Kunal Anand & Arjun Charanjiva

Kunal is Creative Director and Co-Founder overseeing the design, curation, and creative aspects at Kulture Shop. Born and raised in Zimbabwe and then the Uk he was part of the Asian Underground music/art movement and a spearhead of a dynamic and flourishing Indian graphic art scene. He is an accomplished entrepreneur as well as an award-winning creative director, art director, and graphic artist. With over 15 years of experience, his interests lay at the intersection of art, design, and culture.

Arjun Charanjiva is the founder of Kulture Shop. He comes from an FMCG background and has worked in marketing for several years and many brands. He came back to India in 2007 and worked in the corporate world. He quit everything in 2010 and founded Kultureshop and since then has been instrumental in promoting art and artists in India.