media, information, the contemporary

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Events

  • The Wager on Cinema: Screening 12 – Gender, Sexuality, and Desire

    The Sarai Programme invites you to the twelfth screening of the film series titled, The Wager on Cinema: Gender, Sexuality and Desire. We shall be screening three PSBT films: ‘Zara Nazar Utha Ke Dekho’ (directed by Anindya Shankar Das); ‘Ishq, Dosti, and All That’ (directed by Ritambhara Mehta, Rituparna Borah, Bhamati Sivapalan and Srishti Lakhera); and ‘Please Mind the Gap’…

  • The Mediatized Protest: Hong Kong, Cinema, Telegram, and The Lennon Wall

    The Mediatized Protest: Hong Kong, Cinema, Telegram, and The Lennon Wall Date: 17th January 2020, Friday Venue: Seminar Room, CSDS, 29 Rajpur Road, Civil Lines, Delhi-110054 Time: 4.00 pm Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 15 September 2019: Young citizens all around you gear up: face masks, gloves, goggles, helmets, knee and shin-pads, biking gear, backpacks and…

  • The Wager on Cinema: Screening 11 – If She Built A Country/ Agar Wo Desh Banati

    The Sarai Programme invites you to the eleventh screening of the film series titled The Wager on Cinema: Maheen Mirza’s ‘If She Built A Country’/ ‘Agar Wo Desh Banati’.  The film’s editor Puloma Pal will be available for the discussion after the screening. The respondents for this film are Fathima Nizaruddin and Sourav Mahanta. Date:…

Features

  • BioScope Volume 11 Issue 1, June 2020

    We’re happy to announce the publication of BioScope vol. 11. no. 1. This special issue is a step towards mapping a different landscape. It features filmmakers from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Pakistan working in fiction and, in a few instances, documentary cinema, with feature-length and short films. The focus and scope are…

  • Call for Applications – Capture All: A Sonic Investigation

    About Capture All: A Sonic Investigation How might experimental practices of sound and listening be mobilised as resources for understanding and intervening in questions of power, capture, and extraction? What aesthetic and political possibilities emerge by investigating sonic practices in relation to both domestic and urban space and their network interfaces? Throughout 2021, Liquid Architecture…

  • BioScope Volume 10 Issue 2, December 2019

    We’re happy to announce the publication of BioScope vol. 10. no. 2. This issue of Bioscope explores the televisual, whereby the mission of television goes beyond the medium and becomes a central node of information and cultural flows in the nation. Expanding on the notion of television, with its historical antecedents in print, radio, cinema and…