Remembering yesterday’s Goa… via Benaulim


PHOTOFEATURE :: By Frederick Noronha Victor Hugo Gomes had been bugging me to visit Benaulim, and, as usual, I kept postponing. A man of few words (except when he’s writing detailed articles on themes like Goan music!), he just kept telling me, “You come and see for yourself.” Finally, we did make it there. His collection was the most amazing set of objects of the Goa of the yesteryears that I’ve seen at one place. That this artist and former curator of the Museum of Christian Art had done it all by himself, no state funding, and in his own … Continue reading Remembering yesterday’s Goa… via Benaulim

Dr Bernadette Gomes… sociologist, artist


ONE KNEW BERNIE as a committed student activist in our college days. Later, I encountered her new avatar as Dr. Bernadette Gomes, sociologist, whose work and potential has been rated high by the likes of the US-based (Marblehead, MA) anthropologist Dr Robert (Bob) S. Newman. More recently, I got to know her as someone whose writing really deserves to be published (but that’s taking time to happen). After hearing her mention it for long, last week I got to know the artist in Bernie. Her exhibition ‘Maadani — Under the Coconut Palms’ is to go up on display in Panjim’s … Continue reading Dr Bernadette Gomes… sociologist, artist

Sociologist, researcher, artist…


ONE KNEW BERNIE as a committed student activist in our college days. Later, I encountered her new avatar as Dr. Bernadette Gomes, sociologist, whose work and potential has been rated high by the likes of the US-based (Marblehead, MA) anthropologist Dr Robert (Bob) S. Newman. More recently, I got to know her as someone whose writing really deserves to be published (but that’s taking time to happen). After hearing her mention it for long, last week I got to know the artist in Bernie. Bernadette Gomes Her exhibition ‘Maadani — Under the Coconut Palms’ is to go up on display … Continue reading Sociologist, researcher, artist…