Filmmaker Priya Sen’s exhibition of archival sound, text and projections reveals migration stories from Trinidad, Mauritius and western India.
Literature and Languages
Katha Kathan, a Mumbai-based storytelling group, aims to revive Indian literature through audio recordings and dramatised readings of literary works in their original languages.
Academic and translator Yashodhara Medhi has translated six ankiya naat (one-act plays) - composed by the 16th century saint, social reformer and culture pioneer into English.
Alys subverts the passive position of the muse and engages herself in many actions, defining for herself a more grand role of the heroine.
Plays written during the freedom movement highlight how the theatre community evolved creative stratagems to overcome political intolerance – something we could learn from today.
David Shulman in his Tamil: A Biography takes the reader on a journey through the Dravidian renaissance and the ‘rediscovery’ of the classics in the language.
Held in Delhi, ‘vak’ was a rare opportunity to listen to poets from all corners of the country.
Gupta Press Panjika lived through wars and famines, but it may not survive smartphones.
The fourth edition of 'Mela Phulkari' celebrates the origin and journey of Gurmukhi script, which was born in Goindwal in Punjab five centuries ago.
As the cow protection issue spirals, noted Hindi satirist Harishankar Parsai’s stinging piece on cow worship in the time of elections comes to mind.