Selected Press Coverage

  • ‘Fictive Historiographies:In Conversation with Parvathi and Nayantara Nayar’, ASAP Art (Alternative South Asia Photography Art) by Mallika Visvanathan, Jan 25, 2022

  • ‘Remembering the Forgotten War’, by Kamini Mathai, The Times of India, Jan7, 2022

  • Mark My World:There’s a New Kid on the Block, by Bijoy Bharathan, DT Next, Jan 23, 2022

  • ‘A photo project about India’s Involvement in the Korean War’, by Merin James, DT Next, Dec 17, 2021

  • ‘Chennai Photo Biennale:InKo Centre to present two projects’, Times of India, Dec 10, 2021

  • ‘Monthly series curates conversations between artists, arts writers’, by Merin James DT Next, June 26, 2021

  • ‘Expect the rise of Digital Medium and sustainable choices say Experts’, by Merin James, DT Next, April 26, 2021

  • ‘In Continuum’ by Gowri S, The Hindu Metroplus, August 6, 2020

  • ‘For Chennai-based artists, canvas is smaller, but Covid-19 looms large’, by Harshitaa Kumayaa, Times of India, September 9, 2020

  • ‘Thesis for Antithesis’. by Diana Satish, Indian Contemporary Art Journal Vol 24, 2020

  • ‘Looking forward to Pushing Boundaries in 2020’, Chennai DT Next, Chennai, Jan 5, 2020

  • ‘Canvas for Water’, Sunday Times Of India, May 26, 2019

  • ‘My City My Muse’ (as told to Sweta Akundi), The Hindu, April 23, 2019, Chennai

  • ‘The Whole Picture, Four Women in the Field’, by Rochana Mohan, The New Indian Express, Jan 23, 2019,

  • ‘Tales of Women Behind the Lens’, Times of India,Chennai, Jan 20 2019,

  • ‘Moving Through Glass’ by Gowri S, The Hindu, Chennai, Dec 14, 2018,

  • ‘Emerging Beautiful From Gender Bias’, by Anna Binoy, Expresso section Indian Express Dec13, 2018

  • ‘Come Together, Right Now - first person account on collaborative creations for Indulge Magazine’, Indian Express, Kochi, Dec 14, 2018

  • ‘The Creation of Meaning, Leela Samson and Parvathi Nayar in conversation’, curated by Jaideep Sen,11th Anniversary of Indulge, The New Indian Express, Oct 26, 2018

  • ‘Medium in the Message,’ cover story for Arts Illustrated by Praveena Shivram Vol 6, Issue 3, Oct/Nov 2018; Parvathi designed and drew the cover

  • ‘Parvathi Nayar, Contemporary Artist’, in Femina Sept 24, 2018

  • ‘Creating a Wave’ by Archana Subramanian, Young World, The Hindu, Oct 19, 2018

  • ‘Making Waves with Trash’, by Jaideep Sen, Indulge Indian Express Aug 17, 2018

  • ‘Parvathi Nayar’s Exhibition has a message for the Environment’, by Sujatha Shankar Kumar, The Hindu Sunday Magazine, Sept 8, 2018

  • ‘The Trash Will Come Back’,  by Purnima Sah, The Times of India, Aug 25, 2018

  • ‘Atlas of Reimaginings expo by Gallery Veda’, Ritz, Aug 20, 2018

  • ‘Atlas of Re-imaginings’, trenzy.in, 2018

  • ‘Got Blue Trash This artist Wants it’, by Kamini Mathai, The Times of India Aug 5, 2018

  • ‘Contribute ‘waste’ to the Wave’, by Shiba Kurien,Downtown,The Hindu June 15, 2018

  • ‘Art comes in Waves’, The Hindu, July 17,2018

  • ‘Water Wonderful World’, byJaideep Sen, Indulge,The New Indian Express, Feb16, 2018

  • ‘The Art of River Conservation’, page 2, The Hindu Feb3, 2018

  • ‘Centred around Cooum, installations at Chennai’s fest raise the right questions’, by Anjana Shekhar, The News Minute, Feb 12, 2018

  • ‘Trash, Made Beautiful’, by Preeti Zachariah, The Hindu, Feb 2018

  • ‘The Artful Way to Rejuvenate Cooum’, by K Lakshmi, The Hindu, Chennai, Jan 20 , 2018

  • ‘A Mirror To Your Different Selves’, by Shevlin Sebastian, New Indian Express, Kochi and Trivandrum, Jan 26, 2017

  • ‘Over the Dark Waters’, by Naveena Vijayan, The Hindu, Chennai Jan 20, 2017

  • ‘Best Local Artist-Parvathi Nayar’, Insider’s Guide to Chennai, by Vidhya Mohankumar, The Guardian, UK, Monday, May 2, 2016

  • ‘The Changing Faces of a City’, by Naveena Vijayan, The Hindu, Dec 10, 2016

  • ‘At the Crossroads of Time (translated)’, Malayalam Manorama, Kochi, Dec 2016

  • ‘The Ripple Maker’ by S. Ravi, The Hindu, New Delhi, October 16, 2016

  • ‘Have a look at Life through the sci-fi lens’, byRadhika Bhalla, Mail Today, Delhi,Oct 24, 2016

  • ‘A Holy Dip in the river that Cooum, years ago!’, The New Indian Express by Chandni U,  September 24, 2016

  • ‘School Girls: A Symposium on Victor Segalen’, Ouest France, Huelgoat, France, May 9, 2016

  • ‘The Math of Art’, by Naveena Vijayan, The Hindu, Sept 2, 2016

  • ‘Math, Music and Art’, by Sravia Sivaram, Deccan Chronicle, Sept 5, 2016

  • ‘Girls School. Attendance at the Opening’, Le Telegramme, France, May 7, 2016

  • ‘Twice as Good’, by Manoj Nair, Arts Illustrated, Volume03 Issue 05, Feb-Mar 2016

  • ‘Hues of Devotion’, by Geetha Jayaraman, The Asian Age, New Delhi Oct 17, 2015

  • ‘Moving Through A Historical Time Lapse (Parvathi Nayar’s work at the Kochi Muziris Biennale)’, by Tuba Raqshan, Chennai Chronicle, Dec 15, 2014

  • ‘Across An Abstract Sea (Parvathi Nayar’s work at the Kochi Muziris Biennale)’, by Esther Elias, The Hindu Metroplus, December 11’ 2014

  • ‘Biennale’s Malayali Whorl’, by Anjana George, Kerala Chronicle, Dec 12, 2014

  • ‘Books to Relish beyond Reading’, by Sujatha Shankar Kumar, The Hindu, Aug 1 2014

  • ‘Hues and Shades of Feminity’, by Esther Elias, The Hindu Friday Review, Chennai, Aug 28, 2014

  • ‘Scent Of Madras Jasmine’, by Shiba Kurian, Deccan Chronicle Chennai, Aug 26, 2014

  • ‘Art Takes Flight’, by Nayantara N, Tabla! (SPH Group), Singapore, June 20, 2014

  • ‘Space of Her Own’, by Lakshmi Subramanian, The Week, Mar 28, 201

  • ‘Traveller of Mindscapes’, by Ashrafi S Bhagat, The New Indian Express, Mar 17, 2014

  • ‘Between Known and Unknown’, by Janani Sampath, City Express Chennai/The New Indian Express, Feb 26, 2014

  • ‘Creative Experiments’, by Sujatha Shankar Kumar, The Hindu, Feb 22, 2014

  • ‘Cutting-edge Experience’ by Gautam Sunder, Chennai Chronicle/Deccan Chronicle, Feb 10, 2014

  • ‘India’s largest public art project lands at Mumbai airport’, by Kriti Bajaj, Art Radar Asia, Jan 10, 2014

  • ‘T2 Mumbai: A grand museum that shows “what Indian art is all about”’, by Mohini Chaudhuri, The Hindu Business Line, Jan 12, 2014

  • ‘A Life offered to Art’, by Chencho Sherin Thomas, The New Indian Express, Sept 15, 2013

  • ‘Art going places’, by Tuba Raqshan, Chennai Chronicle, pg 35, Thursday May 9, 2013

  • ‘An Artist of Many Parts’, by Deepti Menon, Chennai Realty, March 2013

  • ‘She’s All “Art”’, by Kirthi Jayakumar, Femina, March 16, 2013

  • Parvathi Nayar Profile, Dinathanthi, Chennai, 2013

  • ‘Big B, in frames’, by Harshika Udasi, The Hindu, Chennai, Fri, Oct 12, 2013

  • ‘Celebrating BigB on Canvas’, by Varsha Naik, DNA After hours, pg2, Mumbai, Oct 11, 2012

  • ‘The Portrait of an Artist’, by Mrinal Rajaram, Economic Times Madras Plus, April 6, 2012

  • ‘Artists for Art’s Sake’, by Sowmiya Ashok, The Hindu, March 19, 2012

  • ‘Recital of Power and expressions’, by Ila Sankrityayan, The Pioneer, Nov 9, 2010

  • ‘Art Remix, A profile on Parvathi Nayar’, by Priyaderhsini S, The Hindu Metroplus Weekend, Kochi, Sept 18, 2010.

  • ‘Lust for Life and Joy - Profile’, by Reema Moudgil, Deccan Herald Bangalore, Aug 7 2010

  • ‘Melange of Emotions, review of Cinema Verite Redux’, by Ashrafi Bhagat, The Hindu Chennai Sept 8 2010

  • ‘Spinning Spools of Art’, by Sravasti Datta, The Hindu, Bangalore, July 19, 2010

  • ‘Disillusion of Caring’, by Marta Jakimowicz, Deccan Herald, July 10, 2010

  • ‘Art that aims at Verity’, News Today, August 31, 2010

  • ‘When Enough was a Feast’, by Reema Moudgil, Deccan Herald July 15, 2010

  • ‘Eloquent Lines’, by Chithira Vijaykumar, The Hindu, Chennai, Jan 14, 2010

  • ‘Celebrating the Line’, by Ashrafi S Bhagat, The Hindu Metroplus Chennai

  • ‘Review of Perspecta’, by Ashrafi Bhagat, The Hindu, Chennai 2009

  • ‘Art Talk - profile’, by Karuna Amarnath, The Times Of India, Chennai, 2009

  • ‘Review of Spy in Black’, By Ashrafi Bhagat, The Hindu, Chennai 2009

  • ‘Art of Drawing Revived’, by David Chew, ISH magazine, Singapore, page 116-p119

  • ‘A Card to Warm Global Indians’ Hearts’ , The Business Times, Singapore, March 22-23, 2008

  • ‘Womb Raiders, review of Parvathi Nayar’s solo’, by Deepanjana Pal, Time Out, Mumbai, April 14-17, 2008

  • ‘Indian in Detailing, Profile’, by Nandini Nair, The Hindu Metroplus, Delhi, December 18, 2008

  • ‘Great Response to Giving’, by Deepika Shetty, The Straits Times, Singapore May 24, 2008

  • ‘When Giving Comes as Naturally as Art’, by Ian Poh and Danny Tan, The Business Times, Singapore, Fri, May 16, 2008

  • ‘Small Screen Inspirations, Profile’, by Shridevi Keshavan, DNA, Mumbai, April 8 2008

  • ‘Profile | Parvathi Nayar. Showcase for Singapore-based artist’, International Herald Tribune, Sept 29-30, 2007

  • ‘Blowing up Magic of Creation’ by Hong Xinyi, The Straits Times, Singapore, 2007

  • ‘Parvathi Nayar at ARTSingapore’, By Ian Findlay, Asian Art News, Hong Kong, Jan/Feb 2008,

  • ‘Conceptual Journey in the realm of Human Creation’, by Wei-Tze Sam, The Business Times, Singapore, Oct 5, 2007

  • ‘ARTSingapore 2007, Interview with Parvathi Nayar’, by Usha M Nathan, Singapore Art Gallery Guide, v3 N8, Oct 2007

  • ‘Science and Strokes’, by Divya Kumar, The Hindu, Chennai, March 3, 2007

  • ‘Super Six/Soft Spoken’, AfternoonDespatch and Courier, Mumbai, Feb 8 2007

  • ‘Art Gets a gentler Tone/Soft Spoken’, By Vikas Hotwani, DNA Mumbai, Feb 5, 2007

  • ‘A Universe, dot, dot, dot’, by Ashraf Safdar, Today newspaper, Singapore, Aug 3, 2006

  • ‘In the beginning was a Dot – An artist’s journey’, by Arthur Sim, The Business Times, Singapore, July 22-23 2006

  • ‘A Winning Draw’, by Kristina Tom, The Straits Times, Singapore, Aug 4, 2006

  • ‘Artist holds Workshop for underprivileged children’, The Business Times, Mon Aug 7, 2006

  • ‘“drawing is a verb” opens at the Arts House’, The Business Times, Singapore , Aug 4, 2006

  • ‘The CP Biennale at Old Bank Indonesia Building’, by Carla Bianpoen, p56,57, World Sculpture News, Autumn 2005, Hong Kong, 2005

  • ‘Singapore road works for Jakarta’, by Clara Chow, The Straits Times Singapore, Sept 1, 2005

  • ‘Recounting her “passages” through life’, by Carla Bianpoen, The Jakarta Post, Indonesia, Sunday Arts, August 31, 2003

  • ’18 years of art in one book’, by Julie Sim, Streats, Singapore, July 30, 2003

  • ‘An Artist’s Journey’, by Clara Chow, The Straits Times, Singapore, 2003

  • ‘Chinese and Western Zodiac Meet, Parvathi Nayar and Tan Siah Kwee’, by Huang Lije, The Straits Times, Singapore, March 31 2003

  • ‘Body of Work’, by Cheah Ui-Hoon, The Business Times, Singapore, 2003

  • ‘Parvathi Nayar: Recounting her ‘passages’ through life’, by Carla Bianpoen, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta, Aug 31, 2003

  • ‘Cycles of Time and Art’, by Arthur Sim, The Straits Times, Singapore, Jan 30, 2002

  • ‘Portrait/Interview’, by Mathieu O’Neil, the Alliance Francaise magazine series titled Renaissance Generation, Singapore

  • ‘Of Women and Time’, by Cheah Ui-Hoon, The Business Times, Singapore, 2002

  • ‘High Tension’, by Clara Chow, The Straits Times, Singapore, Sept 12, 2001

  • ‘Listening to Women’s Works’, by Venka Purushothaman, The Business Times, Singapore, 2001

  • ‘Out of the Box’, by Shanti Menon,East Magazine, Singapore, 2001

  • ‘Pulp F(r)iction’, by Cheah Ui-Hoon, The Business Times, Singapore, Sept 15, 2001

  • ‘The Road Home’ by Terry Ong, IS magazine, Singapore, Dec 15 2000 - Jan 4 2001

  • ‘Drip Paint on an Erotic Odissi’, by Clarissa Oon, The Straits Times, Singapore, Dec 10, 1998

  • ‘Journey: An Artist’s View’, by Carla Bianpoen,, The Sunday Observer, Jakarta, 1998

  • ‘Parvathi Nayar Narayan at the Koi Gallery’, by Priya Tuli, Asian Art News, Hong Kong, Jan/Feb 1997

  • ‘Coming of Age (Art Scene in Jakarta)’ by Mehru Hasnain, Indonesia

  • ‘Narayan’s Paintings…’, by Yenni Kwok, The Jakarta Post, Oct 17, 1996

  • ‘Themes from the Heart’, by Priya Tuli, Asia Times Bangkok/Hong Kong/Singapore, Oct 23, 1996

  • ‘A Broad Sweep of Style, Texture and Subject’, by Julie Chatterjee, The Straits Times, Singapore, 1994

  • ‘Parvathi Nayar Narayan: Interview by Shila Fernandez’, Marie Claire Magazine, Singapore

  • ‘Elemental Woman’, by Joyce Lim, Female Magazine, Singapore