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Category: Publications


  • Capture All: A Sonic Investigation – Result and Cohort

    Capture All: A Sonic Investigation Cohort We are delighted to announce the six participants of Capture All: A Sonic Investigation – Aasma Tulika, Joel Spring, Shareeka Helalludin, Suvani Suri, Thomas Smith and Uzma Falak. This project is a collaboration between Liquid Architecture (Melbourne) and Sarai (Delhi), supported by the Australia Council for the Arts. AASMA…

  • Lives of Data: Essays on Computational Cultures from India

    We are excited to announce the publication of “Lives of Data: Essays on Computational Cultures from India” with the Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam. It is available for download in ePub and PDF formats, and for print-on-demand orders: https://networkcultures.org/blog/publication/lives-of-data-essays-on-computational-cultures-from-india/ Lives of Data emerged from research projects and workshops at the Sarai programme, Centre for the…

  • 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…

  • Call for Applications: Research Positions at Mecila (Maria Sibylla Merian International Centre for Advances Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Conviviality-Inequality in Latin American)

    We are delighted to share the first call for applications for research positions at Mecila (Maria Sibylla Merian International Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America) in 2020. The Centre will award 4 Junior Fellowships to candidates who have obtained a doctoral degree in humanities or social sciences…

  • BioScope Volume 10 Issue 1, June 2019

    We’re happy to announce the publication of BioScope vol. 10. no. 1. With the winds of authoritarianism sweeping across democracies in South Asia as elsewhere, the question of how to articulate the new social and political contexts in which we find ourselves is as urgent as ever. Censorship, surveillance and populism have taken on new, changed…

  • BioScope Volume 9 Issue 2, December 2018

    We’re happy to announce the publication of BioScope Vol. 9. No. 2. With every passing year, there is a mounting evidence of the inextricable links between what was once the cinema and a host of other media forms. This situation presents an interesting set of challenges to students of contemporary cinema, often requiring them to…

  • BioScope Volume 9 Issue 1, June 2018

    We’re happy to announce the publication of BioScope Vol. 9. No. 1. The articles in this issue of BioScope explore the ongoing conundrum of how to access historical spectatorship when records are scarce or non-existent. Our authors examine traces left on radio-listening in small town India, letters in Bangladeshi film magazines, emotionally charged memories linked…

  • BioScope Volume 8 Number 2, December 2017

    We’re happy to announce the publication of BioScope Vol. 8. No. 2. The articles featured in this issue of BioScope are interested in questions of how popular cinema, state-sponsored documentary, or sensational television news programs produce significant orientations of social relations and attitudes. The articles also implicitly suggest that we approach media as historically situated…