“Art by its Very Nature is a Social Being”

“Art by its Very Nature is a Social Being”

Musician, writer, activist and cultural historian, Thodur Madabusi Krishna wears many hats. One of the most important presences in the Indian intellectual sphere, the Karnatic vocalist speaks to Number13 on the role of art and artists in nation-building and more. The spirit of the ‘left’ is necessary for any country that wants to nurture a caring society, he says.