media, information, the contemporary

Themes

Events

  • Book discussion ‘Media and the Constitution of the Political: South Asia and Beyond’

    Book discussion of Media and the Constitution of the Political: South Asia and Beyond by Ravi Vasudevan published in the ICAS:MP –SAGE Open Access series ‘Politics and Society in India and the Global South’. About the book: This volume features the writings of leading media scholars from South Asia and Europe on the topic of how media articulates political energies and…

  • Digital Cultures Transforming South Asia Workshop

    This one-day workshop explores the transformation that mediated lives in South Asia are undergoing in this contemporary digital moment. The emergence of the digital disrupts every sphere of our present-day lives in myriad ways. This can also be an opportunity to discuss the binaries that inhabit our current critical consensus in South Asia politically, economically,…

  • Revisitations: The Long 1990s: Panel Discussion

    Panel discussion on ‘Revisitations: The Long 1990s’. The panelists include Ravi Sundaram, M. Madhava Prasad, Prathama Banerjee, Hilal Ahmed and Ashish Rajadhyaksha. CLICK TO JOIN THE DISCUSSION ZOOM ID: 81926037416                        PASSCODE: csdsdelhi India’s Nineties – at once close and impossibly distant – pose a curious…

Features

  • Data Relations Summer School

    Thursday 16 – Monday 20 February 2023 (excluding Sunday 19 February) ACCA is pleased to open our call out for enrolments to Data Relations Summer School. Taking the exhibition Data Relations as a point of departure, Data Relations Summer School comprises a series of experimental workshops, discussions, performances and talks at ACCA and other venues, with an emphasis on pedagogy…

  • Capture All: A Sonic Investigation

    We are happy to share the publication of a special issue of Disclaimer, co-edited by Laura McLean and Mehak Sawhney, with a focus on sonic creative practices from India and Australia. It has been collaboratively published by Liquid Architecture, Melbourne, and Sarai-CSDS, Delhi. The collection of artworks can be found here: https://disclaimer.org.au/contents/capture-all This collection of…

  • Technopharmacology

    Ravi Sundaram’s new book ‘Technopharmacology’ published by Meson Press (co-authors Aleena Chia, Joshua Neves, Susanna Paasonen). Technopharmacology is a modest call to expand media theoretical inquiry by attending to the biological, neurological, and pharmacological dimensions of media and centers on emergent affinities between big data and big pharma. It is available here.